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Equipment Operator I at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Equipment Operator I

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2022-003
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract)

Duties
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Carry out maintenance of underground cables, circuit breakers etc., daily operation of powerhouse equipment and receiving of AGO.
  • Operate and maintain mechanical equipment in powerhouse such as generators, high voltage panels, tripping units.
  • Assist powerhouse mechanics in carrying out repairs on all mechanical equipment’s in charge of powerhouse.
  • Perform any other job-related task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • National Diploma in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or related field with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience performing similar or related role in a well-structured organization.

Competencies:
The ideal candidate must:

  • Be able to read circuit diagram.
  • Ability to work outside normal working hours when needs arise.

Remuneration
We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note

  • Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format 
  • The application must include the names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees which must include the applicant’s current or previous direct Supervisor and professional colleague.
  • IITA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce, particularly welcoming applications from women.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • While all applications will be acknowledged, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  6th May, 2022.


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