Reefer Structural Technician Job Vacancy in Mombasa, Kenya

Position Title: Reefer Structural Technician

Business Unit: Product

Reports to: Reefer Technical Supervisor

Location: Mombasa


Our client is responsible for empty storage, handling repair as a trucking operation whose primary activity is to transport empty containers to the vessel.

The operation predominantly provides a service to the shipping lines.

Purpose: The incumbent will be responsible for equipment structural maintenance, repair of refrigerated containers and generators (gensets) according to manufacturer’s specifications and client’s standards.

Support the reefer Technical Supervisor in monitoring, servicing, repair and replacement of faulty equipment.

Provide technical support in a safe environment in line with APMT safety standards and practices.

Key Responsibilities


  • Perform Maintenance and Repairs on the different manufactured Refrigerated containers which includes: Star cool, Daikin, Thermoking and Carrier Containers.
  • Conduct all-trip inspections, minor repairs of refrigerated containers and generator sets as per standard operating procedure in place.
  • Diagnosing problems and troubleshooting equipment.
  • The incumbent will also implement and conform to all Health and safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Ensure close coordination with the EMR team to avoid communication gaps and customer upsets that may result from poor coordination.
  • Send reports on spares movement and inventory as tasked by the Reefer Technical Supervisor.
  • Ensuring all tasks are accorded the urgency they need
  • Ensure that ONLY approved repairs in MERC Plus are completed.
  • Achieve Daily Targets.
  • Cost Driven.


  • Perform Reefer repairs according to customer standards and requirements.
  • Ensure all third-party Units Estimated within 48 hrs of entering the Depot.
  • Ensure all Maersk Line Reefer units Estimated within 2 days of entering the Deport.

Health and Safety;

  • Observing and adhering to HSSE procedure in place including using appropriate working tools and personal protective equipment and conforms to Global Health and Safety standards.
  • The successful candidate must conform to company Health and safety rules and Regulations.

Qualifications / Skills / Experience

  • (IPE Factor: Knowledge) Minimum of a certification in refrigeration/electrical/Mechanical. Diploma Preferred.
  • 2+years’ experience as a Reefer Technician
  • Extensive knowledge in repairing refrigerated containers/systems both mechanical and structural
  • Knowledge of container business and related functions
  • Ability to work independently and related functions
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to deal with customers and service providers.
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good physical condition and stamina

How to Apply

Only qualified candidates willing to work in Mombasa should send their application letters and CV’s including names of three referees, a daytime telephone contact and current and expected salary to by 3rd February 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.