Electrical & Mechanical Engineers at the Nigerian Electricity Supply Corporation (Nigeria) Limited (NESCO)

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Location: Plateau

Job Purpose and Functions

  • The Electrical Engineer or Mechanical Engineer shall be responsible to the Assistant Chief Engineer (Generation) or Assistant Chief Engineer (Services) in the performance of his/her duties and responsibilities to efficiently and effectively perform generation or distribution functions in the Generation and Distribution Departments of [NESCO (Nigeria) Limited].

Key Duties and Responsibilities
The Electrical Engineer or Mechanical Engineer shall be responsible, but not limited, for the following:

  • Supervising, directing, evaluating and coordinating staff of the various Sections in the Generation and Distribution Departments;
  • Preparation and co-ordination of programmes for electrical and mechanical plant & supply facilities, associated civil works and ancillary plant/equipment
  • Carrying out efficient and effective operation, maintenance, modification, and rehabilitation of plant & supply facilities/equipment, including scheduled and preventive repairs on all electrical/mechanical systems, equipment and machinery, in generation and distribution infrastructure/facilities;
  • Designing, developing, manufacturing, installing and testing electrical/mechanical systems and equipment;
  • Analyzing problems or deficiencies and developing solutions to resolve them;
  • Inspecting completed installations for conformance with design and equipment specifications and safety standards
  • Taking part in co-ordination and execution/implementation of new plant and distribution network & systems projects;
  • Co-ordination of spare parts and materials requirements, ordering and stock-keeping them in order to effectively implement programmes and hence ensure high plant, systems, network and equipment availability;
  • Ensuring of high safety standards for personnel and plant & equipment to current Corporation’s Safety Rules and Factories Act;
  • Assisting in preparation, co-ordination, and control of capital and revenue budget for power generation and distribution infrastructure/facilities;
  • Assisting in carrying out administrative duties to enhance smooth relationship between the departments’ sections and also with other relevant Corporation’s departments;
  • Assisting in preparation of staff training programmes and promotion of training opportunities; and
  • Carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Assistant Chief Engineer (Generation) or Assistant Chief Engineer (Services).

Minimum Qualifications and Work Experience

  • The ideal candidates should have a minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Higher National Diploma with Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) plus Master’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Polytechnic and NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.
  • The Applicants must also be registered members of engineering professional bodies including the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) as Engineers and must have at least three (3) years post qualifying hands-on working experience in the planning, design, construction, operation, and of major engineering works with a strong bias towards power supply facilities.
  • Applicants with past training in the electrical or mechanical field either through a work-based apprenticeship or vocational training in a school setting followed by hands on experience in the power supply industry will have a strong added advantage.

The Person:
Required Key / Core Competencies, Attributes, and Skills:

  • Have excellent oral & written communication skills;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and able to deal with a diverse;
  • workforce;
  • Be self-motivated, a team player and results oriented;
  • Be of high integrity;
  • Have excellent oral & written communication skills;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and able to deal with a diverse;
  • workforce;
  • Be self-motivated, a team player and results oriented;
  • Be of high integrity;
  • Have creative, analytical mindset and logical problem solving abilities;
  • Be highly detail oriented and have keen observation skills to spot and isolate potential problems with generation and distribution systems; and
  • Be ready to work in any of the Corporation’s infrastructure and installations including in remote areas.
  • The position require persons who have demonstrable capacity to initiate innovations geared at making NESCO (Nigeria) Limited a rejuvenated, vibrant, and competitive power utility company.
  • The right interested candidates should have prospects to build a meaningful career within the Electricity Supply Industry.

Application Closing Date
31st October, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications, under confidential Cover Letter either by post, courier or e-mail, enclosing Copies of Certificates, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names, postal and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of Three (3) Traceable Referees to:
The Managing Director,
Nigerian Electricity Supply Corporation (Nigeria) Limited,
10 Barkin Ladi Road,
P. O. Box 15,
Bukuru, Jos South,
Plateau State, Nigeria.

Send electronic copies of Application to: [email protected]

Note

  • Those who already applied for this position during the past one year do not need to apply again.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.

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