U.S. Embassy in Nigeria Maintenance Mechanic Jobs

U.S. Embassy in Nigeria Maintenance Mechanic Jobs


  • Basic Function of the Position – The incumbent is assigned to the Facilities Maintenance Section and is directly supervised by the Building Engineer for all assigned duties. Job holder carries out preventive maintenance, repair, installation, modification, trouble-shooting, overhaul, testing adjustment and calibration of various diesel generators, automatic transfer switches, fuel tanks, batteries and chargers, transformers and associated mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Incumbent receives written or verbal requests for maintenance services and ascertains all of the information to determine whether the work is of a routine or emergency nature.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years experience in generator trouble-shooting, repairing and installation is required.

  • Job Knowledge: Must possess job knowledge to include general computer literacy. Knowledge of normal, diesel engines, electrical alternators, complete preventive maintenance procedures is required.

    Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or Technical Training College and three (3) years of journey man knowledge in maintenance and repair of standby generator and/or uninterrupted power supply systems is required.


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

  • Language: Good working knowledge in speaking/ reading/writing of English is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Must hold a valid Nigerian driver's license. Ability to use measurement tools needed to lay out and cut shaped, threaded, and joined materials is required.

  • Ability to lift and carry tools, equipment, or parts with a maximum weight of 25 kg as well as climb ladders to
    reach equipment platforms and roofs of buildings to access control panels is required.

  • Ability to operate forklifts for lifting or moving of generators, diesel tanks and other heavy items related to the job is required.

    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.


  • 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

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