Technical Advisor- Plant Maintenance
Sahara Group Limited, Nigeria
Ijede-Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
18d ago

Company Overview

Egbin Power Plc., Lagos is one of the biggest additions to the electricity industry in Nigeria. Often seen as the biggest single generating power station in Sub-

Saharan Africa, it was built to meet the every rising demand for electricity in Lagos and its environs.

Following the nation’s privatization exercise, Sahara, through its power division, Sahara Power Group and sundry affiliations, acquired the 1320 MW installed capacity Egbin Power Plant.

We are working towards deploying a minimum of 5,000 MW of electricity generation over the next five years.

Job Summary

Oversee and coordinate all maintenance and procurement request activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development and articulation of the annual operating plans, monthly operating plans and other tactical plan for Egbin.
  • Ensure and manage the Plant’s maintenance performance within its Periodic Operating Plans
  • Ensure compliance with the MIS requirements of the department
  • Ensure high availability with reliability of all mechanical equipment and systems in the power plant
  • Supervision of maintenance measures in mechanical maintenance division and ensuring adherence to quality and safety parameters.
  • Ensure effective utilization of maintenance budget
  • Minimize cost of maintenance and optimize equipment lifecycle cost.
  • Plan optimum resource requirements for mechanical maintenance- manpower, materials and contracts.
  • Lead equipment or system problem identification and recommends solutions.
  • Oversee the trainings and developments of other employees in plant operations, performing preventive maintenance and routine equipment service activities.
  • Ensure compliance with procedures relating to documentation and record keeping of equipment history.
  • Oversee budget planning and control in the maintenance division.
  • Coordinate and plan all short, medium and long term maintenance activities with Maintenance planning department
  • Lead all planned and unplanned shut down maintenance activities including all minor and major overhauls
  • Conduct performance review of subordinates.
  • Prepare and provide learning and training in all skilled areas to Staff Personnel
  • Qualifications / Experience

  • Education and Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Mechanical, Electrical or Production Engineering
  • Minimum of twenty (20) years relevant work experience in the same or similar fields of power plants above 200MW at management level with :
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in power plant operation and maintenance
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in evaluation and diagnosis of plant maintenance
  • Proficiency in English Language †Speaking and Written is a mandatory communication skill
  • Postgraduate / relevant professional qualification is an added advantage
  • Skills & Competencies

  • Experience and working exposure of maintenance of mechanical machines and equipment
  • In depth understanding of working history of equipment
  • Technical Trouble shooting
  • Sound knowledge of gas power plant processes
  • Clear understanding of the statutory requirements of the equipment
  • In-depth knowledge of safety requirements and environmental aspects
  • Good Knowledge of suppliers of material and services
  • Excellent Leadership Skills
  • Good Project Management skill set
  • Knowledge of Industry operating procedures with respect to maintenance of turbine, boiler, etc.
  • Interdisciplinary knowledge of Finance, HR, IT, and C&M
  • Good communication skills †ability to speak, read and write fluently in English
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