Mechanic III at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize. It is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.Job Title: Mechanic IIIRef No: IITA-HR-NRS2016-030Recruitment Type: National (2-year renewable contract) ResponsibilitiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Maintain and operate heavy generators in the Power House;Maintain and operate Ring Main Units (RMUs);Maintain circuit breakers and other related equipment in the power House;Receive AGO for all functioning equipment;Ensure the right lubricant mix of the powerhouse equipment;Perform any their duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

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