SOUTHMEAD PTY LTD: Straddle Carrier Operator


A position has become available for a Straddle Carrier Operator to join our dynamic team.

Duration : 1 Year Contract

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safely move containers around the port facility to ensure timely loading/unloading.
  • Entails the safe and efficient operation of straddle carrier, to move and stack containers as directed and to achieve operational performance targets.

Minimum Requirements

  • Certified in operating Straddle Carriers
  • 5 years’ Experience
  • Experience training others preferable
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to understand and recognise container yard row, tier and slot positions
  • Ability to understand and comply with alphanumeric instruction messages displayed on Radio Data Terminals
  • Ability to communicate effectively using 2-way radio system
  • Sound mechanical background
  • Ability to work productively at heights for sustained periods
  • Ability and willingness to work on shifts
  • Must be results-oriented
  • Care and attention to the condition of the carrier
  • Adhere to safety rules


  • Good command of the English Language (ability to teach in English)

Package & Remuneration

Salary: Market Related