Power and Infrastructure Technician at Alaro City Development FZC

 Employment Nigeria 10-Jul-2023 ₦Not Available LAGOS , Technical  

Alaro City Development FZC is an integrated, mixed-use city planned for over 2,000 hectares in the North West Quadrant of the Lekki Free Zone. Alaro City’s vision goes beyond alleviating what is a self-evident problem - that of stifling urban congestion and a dearth of quality housing and commercial property in Lagos and Africa as a whole.

Rather, we aim to help create the infrastructure - the living and working spaces, communities, schools, and hospitals - that will help sustain and accelerate Nigeria’s economic growth, meet the aspirations of Africa’s burgeoning middle classes, and serve as a catalyst for further urban development. The people in our team are multi-skilled and experts in their respective fields. They possess a unique drive, underpinned by the desire to help improve Africa’s urban development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Power and Infrastructure Technician

Location: Victoria Island. Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • The Power and Infrastructure Technician (Mechanical) will ensure the optimum operations of the power plant to prevent downtime, carry out all mechanical related preventive and corrective maintenance of all equipment to increase reliability and effectively monitor the operations of the generators and record all parameters as appropriate to ensure availability of the generators.


  • Vast knowledge of diesel, gasoline, natural gas, internal combustion engines.
  • Carry out operation & maintenance procedures in accordance with established company policies.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance, engine oil and filter changes and inspections on all generator to ensure proper running of the generators
  • Maintains proper lubrication, greasing and cooling of the generating units, transformers, pumps, motor generator sets and other rotating machinery.
  • Hands-on experience in carrying out OEM recommended preventive and corrective maintenance on generators
  • Hands-on experience in carrying out up to E30 and E40 level maintenance on MWM gas generators or other gas generator brands
  • Hands-on experience in handling compressed natural gas downloading stations and offloading and monitoring of CNG trucks on arrival at power plants
  • In-depth understanding of diesel, gasoline, natural gas, internal combustion engines and generator technology.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair mechanical issues on diesel and natural gas generators
  • Maintains inventory of spare parts and initiates procurement of replacement supplies and equipment as necessary; makes cost and material estimates
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively, including the preparation of reports and logs.
  • Ability to listen and understand directions, information and ideas presented verbally and in writing.
  • Collaborate with other teams and other personnel to identify, define, and solve developmental problems.
  • Comply with Quality Management System/Occupational Health and Safety requirements including objectives and applicable regulations relating to assigned jobs
  • Ability to appropriately use multimeters, pressure testers, etc., to troubleshoot and check electrical components.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs alternating current electrical systems on generators, automatic transfer switches, generator controls and engine related electrical failures.
  • Collects data for preventive maintenance system; maintains activity logs and complete work orders and reports as needed.
  • Experienced knowledge of 12-24 VDC electrical systems and procedures, methods and techniques to design, install, repair and maintain generators, by-pass pumps, starters, pumps, valves, motors and gauges
  • Analyzes problems to determine type of repair necessary and informs proper personnel. Good tools handling skills and ability to select and use the appropriate tools for designated tasks.
  • Daily Inspect generators to identify faults, maintain, service, replace parts and repair generators as directed in accordance with the manufacturer recommendations and schedule
  • Carry out all work in accordance with the company’s standards, policies and procedures while adhering to strict HSE policies and safety precautions required for any task.
  • Carrying out all other functions as designated in line with achieving the departmental objectives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Job duties are subject to change as directed by management
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety precautions, and safety regulations related to equipment operation, hazardous materials, traffic patterns and conditions, and other work related precautions.

Hard Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related courses
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in operations and maintenance of electrical power plant (gas and diesel)
  • Ability to select proper tools for designated job
  • Must be strongly conversant with safety procedures while working on live equipment and high tension and low-tension lines

Soft Skills:

  • Team player but comfortable working autonomously;
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Hands-on, ready to roll up the sleeves.
  • Quick learner and ability and pick up new skills in other related fields.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrate personal integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Manage stressful situations and changing priorities effectively.
  • Anticipate, recognize and resolve problems.
  • Be responsible and accountable.
  • Maintain a positive, optimistic, and success-oriented attitude.
  • Exercise professionalism, which includes being tactful and courteous.
  • Exhibit a professional work ethic.
  • Continuously promote a safe work environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work.
  • Some combination of climbing and balancing to include climbing ladders, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.
  • May involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20 – 50 kilograms).
  • Sensory requirements
  • Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.
  • Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
  • Environmental exposures
  • Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as, temperature and noise extremes, vibrations, machinery, hazardous materials, confined spaces, or toxic agents.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careersnigeria@rendeavour.com using "Tele-Collection" as the subject of the email.

Sorry the application deadline for this job has elapsed

Disclaimer: Though we make every effort to verify the authenticity of our posts, We're in no way affiliated to any of these companies whose vacancies we publish.
Note : Do not pay any fees to Employers for recruitment. To report and to view a list of fake recruiters in Nigeria, . Click Here

Leave Your Comments