U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria Maintenance Supervisor Jobs

U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria Maintenance Supervisor Jobs


Duties

  • Under the supervision of the Facility Manager, the Assistant Facility Manager leads a team of skilled tradespersons responsible for maintaining all of the New Consulate Compound (NCC) operating systems and residential buildings.

  • Included among these are the Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Building Automation System (BAS), Chiller Plant, Air Handling Units, VAV System, Potable Water, Sanitary Sewage, Storm Sewage, Oil Water Separator Systems, Fuel Delivery, Distribution, and Fuel Monitoring Systems, and the Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression System; Electrical Power Generation and Distribution Systems; Voltage Regulators; Transformers; Switchgear; Panel boards, Automatic Transfer Switches; Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) motors and controllers; and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems.

  • Additional responsibilities include supervision of the custodial and grounds maintenance staff and overseeing an aggressive recycling and energy conservation program.

    Qualifications and Evaluations

    Requirements:

    Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience working as a project manager/supervisor/foreman at a manufacturing plant, major resort, hospital, office complex, or a large university/school system managing a preventative maintenance program that incorporates or utilizes a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to track scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requests and their related expenses.

  • The incumbent's work experience must demonstrate a progression of increased responsibility throughout their career, including developing scopes of work, construction documents (plans and specifications) and cost estimates for new construction projects, building repairs, equipment overhauls, and equipment replacement schedules is required.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Must have superior knowledge, exceptional technical skills, and a thorough understanding of preventive maintenance techniques and practices, and the use of KPIs in managing an effective preventive maintenance program.

  • Must be thoroughly familiar with heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems with an in-depth understanding of thermodynamics and how to apply to HVAC theories and principles, well-versed in HVAC controls including motor starters, thermostats, humidistats, variable frequency drive (VFD) motors and controllers, motorized and gravity dampers, building pressurization, building automation systems and sensors; a thorough understanding of International Building Code standards, mechanical/ASHREA standards, indoor air quality standards, ductwork sizing and air flow principles, and fire and life safety codes.

  • Must have excellent knowledge of power generation and electrical distribution systems, voltage regulation, automatic transfer switches, branch circuit electrical wiring, and Ohms law are required.

    Education Requirements:

  • Completion of four (4) year Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical /Electrical/General/Civil Engineering from an accredited university program is required. To be acceptable, the curriculum must:

  • Be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited or equivalent by the Accreditation Boards for Engineering and Technology (ABET) (Nigeria engineering board equivalent) as a professional engineering curriculum is required.

  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

    Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in
    the language listed.

  • Language: Fluent in writing/speaking/reading English language is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have superior ability and skills in the following areas: work independently with minimal supervision from the Facility Manager; able to serve as the acting Facility Manager in his/her absence; develop and manage work plans for self and others including the distribution of work assignments to facility maintenance personnel; manage an effective preventive maintenance program, using Graphing Multimeter (GMMS) software; develop statements of work, perform feasibility studies for proposed projects, draft and assemble construction documents (plans and specifications), and cost estimates; maintain an adequate inventory of critical spare parts and specialized tools for equipment and systems; assist in developing annual budgets, responses to DOS requests for facility data, and tracking of unscheduled maintenance issues; apply International Building Code and industry best practices to facility management and small, Post-managed projects.

  • Must be able read and understand civil, structural, mechanical and electrical drawings including as built and new project layout drawings, equipment schedules wiring schematics, and riser diagrams; and, skilled at writing detailed technical reports that may include translating technical jargon into laymen's language.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point etc.) AutoCAD and other special computer programs required for this position. Must be highly organized and have valid Nigeria driver's license.

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

    Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria Maintenance Supervisor Jobs


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