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Maintenance Manager

Title: Maintenance Manager (expats preferred)
Duration: Permanent Hire
Location: Benin City, Edo, Nigeria (relocation not required)
Facility type: Gas turbine equipped power generation plant
R&R: Every 3 months

The Maintenance Manager is a member of the management team at the
facility, reporting to and implementing directives of the Plant Manager.
The Maintenance Manager is responsible for all maintenance management
aspects of the power plant. The position is responsible for the
selection, training, and supervision of  Maintenance Department
personnel with the goal of maximizing equipment reliability and cost
effective maintenance of all power plant equipment, systems, buildings,
grounds, spare parts and tooling. This person will foster a team spirit
by coordinating Maintenance Department activities with other plant
departments. Furthermore, the Maintenance Manager will ensure compliance
with federal, state and local laws when conducting activities in the
facility. The Maintenance Manager also performs any other tasks or
assignments delegated by the Plant Manager or as determined by the needs
of the company.


  • Support the Plant Manager to meet the contractual, technical and commercial targets of the Plant;
  • Monitor
    all applicable plant permits and regulations; notify the Plant Manager
    of situations that may result in violation of established limits and/or
    regulatory requirements;
  • Direct all Maintenance Department
    personnel in the safe and efficient maintenance of the gas turbine,
    related auxiliaries, and balance of plant systems and equipment;
  • Oversee
    plant maintenance in accordance with prudent industry practices, OEM
    recommendations, utility requirements, and according to the provisions
    of the Power Purchase Agreement;
  • Ensure full implementation of
    the PIC Conduct of Maintenance program. Direct and oversee maintenance
    personnel to ensure compliance with the Conduct of Maintenance program
    and to achieve proper preventative, predictive and corrective
    maintenance of equipment, systems, and the plant in accordance with
    approved plant procedures;
  • Respond to plant emergencies in accordance with the emergency response plan;
  • Ensure staff compliance with the Permit-to-Work (PTW) and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures;
  • Periodically
    support the Management team with audits of the Permit-to-Work or
    Lockout/Tagout system to ensure all required locks and tags are in
    appropriate and approved locations and that the system is being used
  • Establish and maintain plant maintenance data
    recordkeeping, including logs, trend logs, RCA, and reports pertaining
    to environmental regulations;
  • Manage on behalf of the customer
    the long term (Siemens) gas turbine service contract with respect to
    planned and unplanned outage services of gas turbines;
  • Implement and ensure comprehensive usage of the plants’ Computerized Maintenance Management System;
  • Liaise
    with all parties to ensure that planned outages of equipment are
    supported at the Plant with the correct tools, equipment, resources and
    procedures, and that all work is integrated into a single outage plan
    that is then managed by the jobholder;
  • Periodically review the
    historical performance (maintenance history) of plant equipment and make
    adjustments to the maintenance program to drive to reliability centered
  • Ensure all procedures, documentation, drawings and
    manuals are kept up to date and necessary training is completed in a
    timely manner;
  • Ensure suitable training programs are in place,
    both for individual development and engineering competence, and develop
    appropriate succession plans for the staff;
  • Prepare one-year, three-year, and five-year Maintenance Plans, integrating operational activities with the Operations Plan;
  • Prepare periodic reports as directed by the Plant Manager;
  • Development
    and implementation of a Long-Term engineering strategic plan and life
    cycle management for all plant systems and equipment;
  • Completing the planned shutdowns within time and budget;
  • Schedule and oversee tests on critical plant safety systems;
  • Oversee subordinate personnel to maintain the plant in a clean, orderly condition;
  • Ensure Maintenance Department personnel are fully participating the Training and Qualification program;
  • Manage Plant maintenance costs, prepare, agree and then control the Maintenance Department budget;
  • Develop
    and manage the Maintenance Department performance review and job
    progression programs. Administer disciplinary action of subordinate
    personnel in accordance with plant and company policies;
  • Promote the plant and company in the surrounding community;
  • Develop, implement and oversee employee recognition programs associated with Maintenance Department activities;
  • Prepare and maintain the Maintenance Department work schedule;
  • Oversee
    the development of plans to perform maintenance outages and ensure
    plans meet the objectives for the equipment as it relates to prudent
    industry practices, budgets and schedules;
  • Analyze project
    particulars and determine resource allocation of current/future capital,
    personnel, and/or need to acquire sub-contractors for project
  • Assist shift operations personnel in the troubleshooting of plant operational problems;
  • Encourage
    the plant staff and corporate personnel to periodically assess the
    existing plant administrative, operations, maintenance and compliance
    programs to ensure best practices are being incorporated and that the
    facility is performing at a level that is considered best in class;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager.

The Maintenance Superintendent reports to the Plant Manager and works in
harmony with the customer& PIC corporate management team.
The Maintenance Superintendent coordinates activities among and between
corporate personnel and plant personnel on matters pertaining to
facility maintenance management, plant improvement projects, contract
obligations, plant owner requests, and third-party activities.


  • Successful candidate maybe required to work extended hours including weekends and holiday, as necessary.
  • Periodic travel to the PIC and/or customers corporate offices will be required to support plant business activities.
  • This position will require a background check and a pre-employment drug screening.



  • The successful candidate should be able to read and understand corporate
    programs, policies, procedures and instructions specific to the O&M
    Agreement. Qualifications must include the following:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience;
  • A minimum of 5 years power generation experience with combined or simple cycle power plant application;
  • A minimum of 3 years management experience in power plant operation;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent
    computer skills and a proficiency with Microsoft suite of program
    including Word, Excel, Project, Visio, and PowerPoint;
  • Experience in Maintenance Management and CMMS programs;
  • Heavy experience with Heavy Frame industrial Gas Turbines required
  • Specific experience with Siemens Gas Turbines is desired
  • Experience
    with cyber security standards, and Transmission and distribution
    companies and leverage existing assets to meet federal regulations;
  • Experience supporting international projects
  • Valid Passport with the ability to travel internationally.

Maintenance Manager

Full Time Work
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 10 Nov 2020