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

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


This position provides semi-skilled assistance to the technical level positions by performing general maintenance and upkeep work at the U.S. Embassy compound buildings, residences and grounds.

Responsibilities include the performance of non-skilled manual tasks such as demolition work, painting, minor plumbing work, general cleanup of common areas, minor masonry work to include filling gaps on walls, laying of bricks, repairing and/or installing locks and other minor preventative maintenance tasks.

This position would assist other Facility Management trades positions such as the Electrical Maintenance Worker, HVAC Maintenance Worker, or the Carpentry Maintenance Worker. Incumbent performs preventive maintenance by inspecting, adjusting and troubleshooting minor plumbing systems and fixtures, welding equipment and supplies, safety equipment, concrete and masonry walls, floor and ceiling assemblies, and other items upon coordinating with other trades.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of plumbing and commercial or industrial HVAC/mechanical heating, refrigeration and ventilation systems is required.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Maintenance and repair of standard plumbing methods and techniques including potable water and sewage systems, motor starters, thermostats, humidistats, variable frequency drive (VFD) motors and controllers, gravity dampers, sensors, furnaces, hydronic systems, hot water heaters and heat pumps, evaporators and and condensers is required.

  • Minor component replacement of motors, valves, pumps, controls and recording instruments is required.

  • Plumbing system testing procedures in control devices to monitor, diagnose faults, determine current operating capacity to the design requirements, all in accordance with US and host country regulations is required.

  • Maintenance and repair using industry aligned techniques and procedures for the modification and fabrication of various types of metal and alloy parts and equipment by use of electric and gas welding processes.

  • Maintenance and repair using industry aligned techniques and procedures involved in laying a variety of brick, block, stone and concrete in the construction or
    repair of such items as partitions, walls, walkways and roadways is required.

  • Reading and working from sketches, architectural and engineering drawings, specifications, schematics, one-line diagrams and materialist is required.

    Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school is required and completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with specialization in the general construction fields is required.


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


  • Limited knowledge reading/writing/speaking is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to identify problems or dangers, report issues and provide solution is required.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills to answer queries from end-users is required.

  • Ability to work as part of a team, work under pressure and a tight schedule is required.

  • A flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours is required.

  • A valid driver's license is required.

    How to Apply

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

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