Technical Advisor- Electrical Maintenance
Sahara Group Limited, Nigeria
Ijede-Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
12d 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

  • Responsible for all electrical maintenance and communications systems activities including ICT for the Plant
  • Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all electrical maintenance and communications systems activities including ICT for the Plant
  • Approve all procurement needs analysis for the electrical department
  • Approve all electrical maintenance design work
  • Review and monitor the closure of all TMs relating to electrical maintenance
  • Oversee the electrical team in resolving issues highlighted as part of analysis from the planning and efficiency team
  • Ensure high availability of all electrical & communications equipment and systems in the power plant
  • Minimize cost of maintenance of the plant and optimize equipment lifecycle cost
  • Supervision of maintenance measures in electrical & ICT maintenance division and ensuring quality of maintenance
  • Ensure availability of spares and other infrastructure for maintenance
  • minimize response time to the Operations unit for handling routine day-to-day problems
  • Optimize Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
  • Plan resource requirements for electrical maintenance†manpower, materials and contracts
  • Network with other electrical maintenance teams in the plant and at other locations to capture learning and knowledge sharing
  • Provision of assistance and support with respect to preventive maintenance actions of the Electrical section
  • Review and recommend drawings and documents related to Electrical maintenance
  • Review and recommend Electrical maintenance procedure
  • Provision of advice on Electrical maintenance methods and technical solutions
  • Analyze TM (Trouble Memo) events and advise on appropriate technical solutions
  • Provision of advice on repair works performed by Electrical personnel
  • Review & advise on material specifications
  • Assist with procurement of equipment, spare parts and other materials for the Electrical
  • Conduct performance review of subordinates.
  • Prepare periodic report for the attention of the Head, Maintenance.
  • Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Minimum of ten (15) years relevant work experience in the same or similar fields of power plants above 200MW with :
  • At least five (5) years’ experience as an engineer in a related division
  • At least three (5) years’ experience as a manager in operations and / or maintenance section
  • Proficiency in English Language †Speaking and Written is a mandatory communication skill
  • A post graduate degree or relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • Skills and Competencies

  • Technical knowledge of all electrical systems
  • Understanding of working of equipment and history of equipment
  • Knowledge of standard operating procedures with respect to maintenance of main plant, transformers etc.
  • Technical trouble shooting and ability to identify root cause of problems to avoid recurrence
  • Knowledge of safety requirements and environmental aspects of power generation
  • Awareness of suppliers of material and services for electrical maintenance
  • Knowledge of power generation process and commercial and tariff aspects
  • Knowledge of modern maintenance management practices and spares inventory management
  • Knowledge of statutory guidelines related to electrical equipment Knowledge of Engineering, Erection and Operations
  • Knowledge of Mechanical, I&C and Civil Maintenance
  • Good communication skills †ability to speak, read and write fluently in English
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