Maintenance Assistant

International Rescue Committee

Engineering & Technology

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1 month ago

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Job Description/Requirements

Requisition ID:  req46178

Job Title:  Maintenance Assistant

Sector:  Supply Chain

Employment Category:  Regular

Employment Type:  Full-Time

Open to Expatriates:  No

Location:  Maiduguri, Nigeria

Work Arrangement: In-person

Job Description

Background/IRC Summary: The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations. IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri, Monguno, Gwoza and Bama of Borno State and Damaturu of Yobe State. Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, womenâs protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods.

Job Overview/Summary: The maintenance assistant will assist the maintenance officer in ensuring efficient and effective management of the IRCâs facilities and assets, including generators, water systems, electrical, furniture and plumbing fittings or systems.

Major Responsibilities:

Carry out full maintenance of Air conditioners (installations of ACs, welding of AC gas pipes and carrying out all technical works related to ACs, refrigerators, water dispensers, and other cooling systems. Prepare a proactive maintenance plan for IRC assets/properties and facilities and submit it to the maintenance officer. Carry out maintenance of doors, windows, electrical and plumbing fittings etc. Monitor fueling of generators at all IRC facilities in Maiduguri and ensure records of fuel consumptions are documented accurately on generator log sheets. Track Generator and solar inverter system service schedules across IRC facilities in Maiduguri. Maintain accurate records for maintenance expenses monthly. Maintain all necessary documentation on generator maintenance and file them according to IRC guidelines. Facilitate the collection and dispatch of diesel to IRC facilities within and outside Maiduguri. Respond to maintenance requests shared by staff across IRC facilities promptly ensuring full resolution of problems within the agreed stipulated time. Prepare weekly and monthly reports on generator fuel consumption and allocation across IRC facilities and share them with the maintenance officer. Support IRC Base Offices in Gwoza and Monguno, whenever required. Supervise and monitor maintenance works contracted to third-party vendors. Be familiar with local regulations/laws. Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to Maintenance Officer Indirect Reporting: Logistics Manager.
Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Country Program: Borno field office Operations teams, Program teams, and senior management.


Vendors on Facility and equipment maintenance, fuel suppliers generators and landlordsâ technicians/engineers.


Education : HND/ND in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or any related field. Certificate in Air conditioner and refrigerators / HVAC systems is an added advantage. Work Experience : Most know how to repair and perform maintenance of HVAC, refrigerators, and all cooling systems, experience in maintenance of Heavy-Duty Generators, Solar system maintenance, Electrical maintenance, Facility maintenance and related roles preferrable in an INGO setting.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

Attention to detail. Good planning and organization skills Team spirit and problem-solving skills. Computer skills (Microsoft word, Excel etc.)

Language Skills: Fluently speak and write English language clearly (Hausa/Kanuri is an added advantage)

Certificates or Licenses:

Working Environment: This position is in Maiduguri.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. __________________________________________________________________________________________________

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

IRC et les employés de IRC doivent adhérer aux valeurs et principes contenus dans le IRC WAY (normes de conduite professionnelle). Ce sont lâIntégrité, le Service, et la Responsabilité. En conformité avec ces valeurs, IRC opère et fait respecter les politiques sur la protection des bénéficiaires contre lâexploitation et les abus, la protection de lâenfant, le harcèlement sur les lieux de travail, lâintégrité financière, et les représailles. 

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