Etisalat Job: Senior Engineer-Access Support (Benin)

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS), trading as Etisalat, is a Nigerian company duly incorporated under the laws of Nigeria in partnership with Mubadala Development Company and Etisalat of the United Arab Emirates. Incorporated in Nigeria as a private company, it acquired the Unified Access License from the Federal Government in January 2007.

Etisalat is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. At Etisalat, we believe that diversity enriches our performance and products & services, the communities where we live and work, and the lives of our employees. As our workforce evolves to reflect the growing diversity of our communities and the global marketplace, our efforts to understand, value, and incorporate differences become increasingly important. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply to suitable openings.

Job Position: Senior Engineer-Access Support (Benin)

Division: Network Operations
Reports To: Manager-Access Support

Job Summary:
Operate and maintain hybrid and public power supply, manage fuel delivery and consumption
Supervise and co-ordinate DC and AC replacements, BTS power optimization and BSC/MGW power operation
Supervise and ensure that all power operations activities of Establish-Operate-Transfer(EOT) vendors and partners are in accordance with agreed scope, SLAs and best practice

Principal Functions:

  • Perform acceptance on new power installation to ensure that all work packets, services and materials are delivered in accordance with contractual agreements, scope and quality
  • Provide high level support to the regional team on power issues; co-ordinate resolution and properly close issues
  • Handle community and access issues affecting BTS sites
  • Assess work quality of power contractors to identify possible shortfalls and instruct correction of same for the realization of optimal performance
  • Monitor and control power capacity utilization; ensure optimal safe limits are not exceeded on generators, rectifiers, UPS, AVRs, etc
  • Escalate capacity issues in a timely manner and make recommendations for optimization and upgrades as and when required
  • Prepare and present periodic reports on power availability; escalate any serious issues which may negatively impact on network quality and availability
  • Maintain adequate and up-to-date inventory of all power infrastructure within purview

Educational Requirements:
First degree or equivalent in Electrical/ Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and/ or any other relevant discipline

Experience & Skills:

  • At least four (4) years’ directly relevant post-NYSC work experience in mechanical/ electrical (power) systems (diesel generators, rectifiers, UPS, inverters, PDF/ APD panels, GTS/ ATS/ AMF panels, gear switches, HVAC, public mains supply, power and signal cabling, safety and isolation systems, etc), preferably within a large telecoms and/ or technology-driven business environment focused on power operations and maintenance
  • Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate expert-level technical competence in AC and DC power operations and maintenance, problem solving, time management, and reporting and communication skills

Click to apply on or before 12th July 2012

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