REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING SUPERINTENDENT AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA)

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IITA

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE (IITA)

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. We have more than 200 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 countries and over 1000 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa. Please visit http://jobs.iita.org/erecruit for more details.

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Institute’s Headquarters in Ibadan:

POSITION:           REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING SUPERINTENDENT

Contract:             3-year renewable contract          Location:             Ibadan

DUTIES:

Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate daily refrigeration and air-conditioning activities (for Central Air-conditioning systems, Cold stores, window and split units, freezers and fridges, dehumidifiers etc.);
  • Organize work schedule for all refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment:
  • Allocate subordinates for servicing, maintenance, installations, and replacement of R&A equipment’s;
  • Supervise subordinate to ensure jobs are carried out effectively;
  • Provide daily information on completed works, work in progress and pending jobs;
  • Schedule preventive maintenance for refrigerating unit;
  • Inspect completed works for conformance with specification, requirement and compliance with applicable safety rules and regulations:
  • Read and interprete blueprints, pipping, sketches, schematics and writing diagrams;
  • Monitor stock level for key emergency spares applicable to areas of responsibilities:
  • Keep records of activities as related to servicing, maintenance, installations, and replacements of R&A equipment’s;
  • Assist in sourcing, update and upgrade of R&A working tools;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATION:

BSc/HND in Mechanical Engineering or related fields with minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing similar or related roles.

COMPETENCIES:

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Ability to diagnose and rectify fault.
  • Ability to work on different kind of mechanical refrigerating equipment.

REMUNERATION:

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

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Interested applicants should complete the online application attaching detailed cover letter and curriculum vitae saved with their names in Microsoft word format to IITA website: http://jobs.iita.org/erecruit  no later than Two Weeks from the date of this publication (2, March 2021). 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, professional colleague and evidence of current remuneration package.

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.