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Service Engineer at Husk Power Systems

Husk Power Systems

Husk Power Systems

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Bauchi, Nigeria
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024
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  • Location: Nigeria
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Job Description

Husk Power Systems (“Husk”) is an award-winning clean energy company serving rural India and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2023, it was named “World’s Best Challenger Brand” in the energy industry and is a 3-time Global Cleantech 100 company. The company’s AI-powered rural energy platform provides 24/7 renewable power to rural households, commercial customers, institutions, and small factories.

We Are Recruiting To Fill The Position Below

Job Title: Service Engineer

Location: Nasarawa

Time Type: Full time

Division / Function: Operations

Reports to: Manager, Operations and Maintenance

Role Summary

  • Husk is seeking a Service Engineer who will be responsible for all plant Operations and Maintenance for these plants and report to the Operations and Maintenance Manager. The individual must have a measure of technical competency with an understanding of electrical engineering, ensuring safety and environmental inspections and preventive maintenance within Husk Power Plants.
  • This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in Nigeria and India.


Key Responsibilities

  • Daily Monitoring of HMGs at Meters and System Portal.
  • Ensure smooth operation of plants and meters.
  • Initiate tickets to OEMs and follow up for early rectification.
  • Maintain event log at HMG plants.
  • Health Check-up and Maintenance of Plants.
  • Train site electricians on the operation and maintenance of the system.
  • Resolve Customer issues as per SOP.
  • Ensure New Customer Connections on time as per SOP.
  • Monitor and control the Diesel consumption of Generators.
  • Spares planning & avoid shortage of spares & consumables.
  • Diesel Engine Overhauling, maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting of Mechanical & and electrical problems.

Plant Operations

  • Play a key role as a member of the Mini-Grids Operations and Maintenance team to plan and monitor the day-to-day running of the plants to ensure smooth progress.
  • Understand and manage sites’ performance to key performance metrics.

Asset Management

  • Ensures completion of technical documents; grid outages, onsite equipment problems, log entries, site visitation; and safety and environmental inspections.
  • Maintain daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly equipment healthiness checklist; Preventive maintenance planning; Shutdown planning; Daily reading logbook, etc.

Great Career Progression Opportunity

  • Successful Service Engineers have the potential to progress to an Area Service Manager and a senior management role with greater responsibility and compensation within 36-48 months.

Required Skills & Attributes

  • You have a technical background with an understanding of Electrical Engineering (minimum education requirement: Diploma in Engineering)
  • You have 5+ years of experience (Infrastructure and Telecom industries preferred)
  • You have 2+ years of experience managing a team of 5+ people.
  • You have a learning mindset and are keen to deliver hands-on solutions in the field.
  • You are a problem solver and can identify issues and possible solutions swiftly.
  • You can also ideally execute based on direct instruction and under guidance from other members of the team.
  • You have no issues working in (and living around) rural Nigeria and in a fast-paced, dynamic start-up environment.

Application Closing Date

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