Generator Operator Job in Nigeria

 Committed To Good (CTG) is an award-winning private sector company that enables humanitarian and development projects in conflict zones. As a people solutions business, we recruit, deploy and manage the right people with the right skills to implement projects in the world’s toughest regions.

Having worked in more than 25 fragile and conflict-affected countries, we pride ourselves on hiring 90% local employees, providing decent, dignified work and new opportunities in fragile communities. 90% of our turnover goes back into the local economy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Generator Operator

Job ID: VAC-1232



Location: Banki, Borno
Employment Type: Contract
Contract Duration: 2 months
Start date: 1st August 2024.

Overview of Position

  • Under the overall supervision of the humanitarian hubs Project Coordinator & humanitarian hub management staff & with direct supervision of the Field Hub Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall operation & management of the generator in the Banki field hub in accordance with our client's regulations, rules & procedures.

Role Objectives

  • Daily inspect the condition of the generator units to ensure that the units have the proper volume of lubricants, water, radiator coolant & fuel before turning them on.  
  • Inspect the quality of fuel before loading it into the fuel tank of the generators.
  • Ensure that the fuel used in the generator units is free from water & other impurities that will be harmful to the engine of the generators.
  • Record all the maintenance works done on the generator in the generator logbook.
  • Regularly service (e.g., change oil & oil filters, clean or replace air filters, clean or replace fuel filters) the generators.
  • Regularly clean the engine, alternator, radiator & canopy according to the generator maintenance schedule.
  • Report any observed problems or inconsistencies in the performance of the generators to the Hub Manager. 
  • Take a daily reading of the generator & fuel tank statistics.
  • For the generator, read & keep a log of the starting hour meter reading, starting fuel volume, the volume of fuel put into the day tank of the generator during the day, and end of the day hour meter reading.
  • For the fuel tank, read & record the start of the day volume of fuel in both tanks, record all volume of fuel put into the day tanks of the generators & the end of the day reading of the fuel tanks.
  • Prepare & submit the weekly fuel consumption report to the Operations Assistant & Maintenance Assistant.
  • Install power generators.
  • Ensure that the load of the generators is properly balanced.
  • Install in compliance with local electrical codes & safety/quality standards of the humanitarian hub, electrical connections & equipment needed to support the hub’s operational needs.
  • Update the schedule of loads of the hub once the installation is completed.
  • Regularly check the electrical equipment installed in the hub such as but not limited to air conditioning units, water pumps, water heaters/boilers, stove burners, etc., and replace worn-out equipment & / or components including busted lamps/lights to ensure the safety of the facility.
  • Install & maintain air conditioning units in the hub. 
  • Always work with the Handyman in updating the actual electrical load/plan & inventory of the load of the hub.
  • Perform other duties as required/assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor. 
  • Any other task not listed above when requested by the supervisors.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Project reporting:

  • This role will work under the overall supervision of the humanitarian hubs Project Coordinator & humanitarian hub management staff & with direct supervision of the Field Hub Manager.

Qualifications & Key Competencies

  • First school leaving certificate or high school (secondary) school certificate with at least 2 years working experience in a similar setting.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar setting, such as hotels & hospitality centres. 
  • Good knowledge & understanding of field safety practices & use of mechanical & carpentry equipment & devices. 
  • The job requires the incumbent to show competency in teamwork, reliability under pressure, capacity to handle several tasks of varying priorities at the same time & careful observance of operations & managerial guidelines.
  • Fluency in English & Hausa / Kanuri.
  • Inclusion & respect for diversity respect & promote individual & cultural differences, encourage diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
  • Maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules & standards of conduct.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
  • Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimize results.
  • Produces & delivers quality results in a service-oriented & timely manner, is action-oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
  • Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own actions & delegated work.
  • Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, and explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.

Application Closing Date
23rd July, 2024.

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

Note: Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.