Job Title: Facility/ Power Engineer, Abidjan

Department: Technical
Location: Abidjan
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 3


Power/Facilities Engineer should have in-depth experience in the design, review, construction, operations and maintenance of PoP and CLS facility systems and equipment which includes Rectifier, Inverter, HVAC, Generators, fire suppression system, bio-metric access, Transformers, UPS etc. The Facility Engineer will also be responsible to;

  • Provide support for resolutions of faults involving the generators and other facilities.
  • Ensure 100% availability of power and manage diesel supply and replenishment process in all MainOne PoPs and MainOne CLS
  • Carry out preventive maintenance as per schedule
  • deal with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Perform 1st line troubleshooting of faults involving the generators and other facilities
  • Provisioning of power and installation of AC & DC equipment.
  • Carry out regular assessment of PoP facilities to determine items that are due for replacement or repair and initiate appropriate action
  • Acts as the primary contact for all Third party facilities related issues (emergencies and repairs)
  • Maintenance of all MainOne and Third party PoP facilities as well as service coordination and service providers’ management
  • Prepare accurate daily, weekly and Monthly reports on all facility related projects and equipment
  • Ensuring that safety and health standards at work are adhered to
  • Work on shift basis under pressure and ability to manage with stress
  • control maintenance tools, spares, stores and equipment
  • monitor and control maintenance costs
  • deal with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies


  • BSC/HND in any relevant discipline
  • Minimum 3 year’s telecom facility operations & maintenance experience
  • Proficiency in working with AC and DC power systems.
  • Excellent people skills and communication (written and verbal) skill
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must be customer service
  • Good interpersonal relationships
  • Contract/vendor management skills
  • Facilities management
  • Project management
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demands of the Job

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and ability to deal with stress
  • Willingness to take initiative and resolve problem.
  • Ability to work well independently within a fast paced, result oriented environment.
  • Ability to pay attention to details.