Generator Attendant

Headquarters
Lagos, Nigeria
Closing date for applications 2019-03-21
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Grade Level: MS 3
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Introduction of the Corporation

The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) is the leading African reinsurance company with headquarters in Lagos (Nigeria). Africa Re has six regional offices: Casablanca (Morocco), Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Nairobi (Kenya), Lagos (Nigeria), Cairo (Egypt) and Ebene (Mauritius). The Corporation equally has two subsidiaries: African Reinsurance Corporation South Africa Ltd in Johannesburg (South Africa), Africa Retakaful in Cairo (Egypt) and one Local Office in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). Africa Re has a broad-based shareholding comprising 41 African member States, the African Development Bank (AfDB), 111 African insurance and reinsurance companies and three non-regional shareholders, including leading global insurers and reinsurers. The Financial Strength and Credit Rating of Africa Re is A by A.M. Best and A – by Standard & Poor’s.

Job Details

RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate shall act as a technical professional who shall operate, monitor, and maintain in good working condition all the generators, switch panels and public utility supply.

DUTIES / JOB DETAILS

The main duties of the Generator Attendant shall comprise, amongst others, the following:

• Performs minor diagnosis and maintenance of plants and machineries

• Maintains appropriate record of preventive maintenance and repairs.

• Visually inspect gauges, fuel dumps and record same appropriately.

• Maintain all tools, equipment, and working areas in proper condition

• Follow all Health & Safety rules within the Africa Re premises

• Provide daily record of diesel consumption and management

• Perform any other tasks as requested by the Senior Maintenance Engineer to ensure the smooth operation of the building.

Job Grade & Duties

MS 3

Location

Lagos (Nigeria)

Main Competencies

MAIN COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

• Considerable knowledge of generator operations including basic repair and maintenance, basic electric and mechanical skills.

• Skill in the use of hand and power tools

• Experience in Caterpillar (CAT) Generators will be an added advantage

• Ability to work under pressure.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Ability to work without close supervision and within established timeframes

• Strong work ethics

Academic Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

• Ordinary National Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a reputable Institution Or

• A Technical ( City & Guides) or Trade Test certificate in Engineering ( Trade Test 1, 2 &3)

• A minimum of 5 years working experience in the operation of heavy duty generators and proven knowledge of the working principles of automatic switching systems

• Previous experience in a similar role

Salary & Benefits

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The successful candidate shall have the following benefits:

• Competitive Basic Salary on the Corporation’s Grade Level MS 3;

• Variable pay (Annual Performance Bonus);

• Joint contribution to the Provident Fund (7% of the basic salary paid by staff and 14% by the employer);

• Education subsidy for each child up to 26 years (maximum 4 children);

• Medical cover for staff and family;

• Housing allowance;

• Exemption from taxes and duties (diplomatic status of an international civil servant);

• Inflation Adjustment, that may increase or decrease depending on the economic situation.

• Transport Allowance 

Additional Requirements

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDATES FOR THIS POSITION

Applicants must also be:

• Fluent in English, working knowledge of French will be an added advantage;

• Nationals of Members state of Africa Re;

• Not more than 30 years old.

Procedure for Application

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION

Applications, together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the following address:

Interested candidates are requested to visit the Africa Re website at http://www.africa-re.com/en/current-vacancies

for full job descriptions, main specifications, salary & benefits and to complete the online employment form.

Africa Re is an equal opportunity employer and offers a good working environment commensurate with international standards.

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: March 21, 2019