Field Structural Technician

Hybrid from Porto / Hybrid from Hamburg
Structural /
Full-time or Part-time /
Many of the world’s current challenges are linked to logistics. AELER is a Swiss logtech scale-up that is re-inventing the shipping container, the building block of our global economy through which 80% of the world’s goods travel. Our IoT system is at the heart of what makes AELER’s containers smart, offering a platform to enable innovative digital services. Do you want to embark with us on an adventure to rock global logistics? Then please read on.

Responsibilities : As part of the Structural Team, you will be...

    • Traveling extensively to perform your duties
    • Flying to depots where a damaged product has been identified, surveying, evaluating damages and documenting and reporting quality issues.
    • Deciding based on experience, if damaged part is possible to be repaired on field
    • Defining necessary material and equipment for repairs, and researching local potential suppliers close to depot locations
    • Planning and proceeding with the repair directly on site
    • Able to describe, document repairing procedures and create a report of the repairs made
    • When necessary, supporting other technicians on field or remotely
    • The above list is not exhaustive and new responsibilities may be added in due course.

Experience : To flourish in this role, you’ll need...

    • Must have
    • Versatile technician with background in working with composite and metallic structures
    • Used to travel for remote installations and/or maintenance jobs
    • Knowledge in composites repair processes, lamination, infusion, patching and filling
    • Knowledge of metallic structures repairing, grinding, cutting, welding, riveting, bolting
    • Ability to repair damaged parts in the field, with carry-on equipment
    • Capacity to evaluate damages, document the situation and evaluate if repair is feasible or not
    • Able to understand procedures, work instructions and drawings
    • Valid driver’s license (cat. B)
    • Good communication skills
    • Fluency in English.

    • Nice to have
    • Needs to be familiar and competent with the use of common power tools such as drill driver and riveting gun 
    • Welding certification or willing to be certified
    • Able to improvise, solve problems creatively and on the go
    • Other languages (German, French) is a plus.

Benefits : At AELER you will...

    • Join a team of talented individuals who believe in Aeler’s mission
    • Get stock options in a promising technology scale-up 
    • Work in a hybrid workspace with minimal hierarchy
    • Travel to yearly company retreats where you’ll meet all the Aelerians
    • Take part in training that supports both professional and personal growth
    • Enjoy min. 25 vacation days per year + national public holidays
    • Experience a good work/life-balance. We put human beings first!