Head of Plant and Equipment Maintenance

James Lewis

Salary: £40000 – £45000/annum Plus Package

Head of Plant and Equipment Maintenance
My Client is a Building Contractor based in Lagos, Nigeria.
NB – The salary on CV Library is advertised in £, the client has
suggested that they are looking to pay (US Dollars) Circa $5,000 per
month for this role.
In essence I am looking for a candidate that has HGV maintenance
experience along with leadership/management qualities. Someone to head up
the maintenance of the Diggers / JCB's / Earth movers etc. Whilst this
role is a management role I do need someone who can lead from the front,
get their hands dirty and show the maintenance team how it's done.
My client has enormous project right now in Ikoyi island creating 1200
apartments, 2 x hotels , a school and an aquatics centre. There are
approximately 800 site operatives on site right now and this site is
particularly busy.
Job description:
The Head of Plant and Equipment Maintenance is responsible for making
sure that the company’s plant facilities and equipment are always in good
order and condition.
 Will be responsible for drafting a maintenance program and overseeing
the implementation of the maintenance program.
 Responsible for identifying what parts of the plant’s facilities need
additional work and necessary improvement.
 Responsible for identifying and ordering parts for the repair of faulty
equipment in the company’s stock.
 Will work in collaboration with the operating staff to make sure that
the equipment is safe, operate efficiently and operates at peak
conditions every time.
Nature of Work
 The Head of Plant and Equipment Maintenance oversees implementing the
overall preventive and predictive maintenance programs.
 Responsibility to keep records of equipment failures and provide needed
information and data to the Operations team.
 The Head of Plant and Equipment Maintenance should be able to make sure
that all equipment is operated in a safe manner and without accidents.
 Also provides the list of tasks and schedules for the plant’s personnel
during normal operating hours, scheduled outage and forced outage
 Also must create outage plans for short and long-term periods as well
as keep the plant’s maintenance manual and safety manual up to date,
making sure that they comply with requirements of the local, state and
federal government.
 Responsible to make sure that vendor maintenance and repair manuals are
kept current and filed properly.
 The Head of Plant and Equipment Maintenance must take steps to maintain
the morale and motivate maintenance personnel.
 Assist in hiring of the plant’s maintenance personnel, including
locating and screening of candidates when required.
 Should be able to communicate effectively with other plant personnel
and convey needed information such as the status of plant equipment and
performance, being able to give suggestions for operating improvements.
 Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent but happy to
review technical skills equivalent. The most important thing is that the
right candidate for the job should have strong motivational and
leadership skills and have technical on hand experience not only in
supervising technical personnel but administrative and supervisory
personnel as well

To apply for this job email your details to cbs@james-lewis.com