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A career at sea or a shorebased role? Find out more about the various career options in Maritime Singapore here.

PORT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST

WHAT IT IS

Port Equipment Specialists operates port machinery such as quay cranes, yard cranes, fork lifts and prime movers in a safe and efficient manner that complies with port regulations while ensuring all cargo/ship supplies are discharged/loaded.

They are also responsible for inspecting the equipment and work site prior to equipment set up, and have to have a thorough understanding of the equipment's capacity, limits and load weights.

Port Equipment Specialists earn a monthly salary of about $2,000 and can go up to $4,500 for Senior Equipment Specialists, depending on level of experience.

*Source: Data from industry surveys conducted by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The data reflects the indicative monthly basic pay and excludes fixed bonuses, variable bonuses, overtime pay and allowances. Actual salaries may differ due to market conditions and company/organisation policies.

WHAT IS REQUIRED

  • Secondary education
  • Willingness to work irregular hours and at various heights (for certain equipment)

CAREER PROSPECTS

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Jurong Port – About Jurong Port
PSA Corporation Limited – About PSA
SkillsFuture - Skills Framework for Sea Transport

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