• Jobs at The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

  • Posted on: 25 March, 2015 Deadline: 1 April, 2015
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  • The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium.We thank you for your interest in IITA and invite you to explore many exciting and diverse career opportunities in a work environment that enables you to be the best you can, advancing your professional and personal growth in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment.

    Join a vibrant team that is committed to facilitating agricultural solutions for hunger, poverty, and natural resource degradation throughout the tropics.IITA is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is given to qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national/ethnic origin or social status.

    Mechanic II

     

    • Servicing and repairing  of light trucks and cars
    • Overhauling vehicles and components
    • Preparation of vehicles for road-worthiness test
    • Checking vehicles for long trips
    • Pre-delivery inspections and keeping records
    • Recovery of vehicles
    • Cleaning and maintenance of workshop and equipment
    • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor;

    Qualification and Experience

    • OND, Trade Test II /Artisan Certificate in Mechanical Engineering plus at least six (6) years relevant experience.

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    Equipment Operator II (Power House)

     

    • Daily operation of all powerhouse equipments.
    • Operates / maintenance both mechanical and electrical equipments in powerhouse e.g. Generators, High voltage panels, Ring Main Units, Tripping Units, Batteries, High voltage Underground cables, High voltage and low voltage Circuit breakers.
    • Receiving of AGO;                                                                                       
    • Assisting powerhouse mechanics to carried out repairs on all Mechanical equipment in-charge of powerhouse;
    • Assisting in general maintenance of all Electrical equipment and installation in the Powerhouse;
    •  Perform all other duties as may be  assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Experience

    • OND, Trade Test II /Artisan Certificate in Electrical Engineering plus at least two (2) years relevant experience.

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    Vulcanizer I

     

    • Repairs of all IITA heavy duty equipment tyres;
    • Perform tube patching, tyre alignment, operate tyre balancing machine and ballasting operation of tractor tyres, tube and tubeless tyre management;
    • Describing fabrication of different tyre vulcanizing tools;
    • Keep daily records;
    • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Experience

    • WASC/Trade Test  I in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering plus at least two (2) years relevant experience in heavy equipment workshop.

     

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    Auto Electrician III

     

    • Fault diagnosis and remedy;
    • Repair and overhaul of auto-electrical components;
    • Preparation of electrolytes and filling of batteries;
    • Filling and charging of new and old batteries;
    • Vehicle recovery;
    • Keeping and rendering of workshop records of all jobs;
    • Cleaning and maintenance of workshop and equipment;
    • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Experience

    • OND in Mechanical  Engineering or Trade test I&II plus at least eight (8) years relevant experience.

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    Water Treatment Operator II

     

    • Carry out operation and maintenance of water treatment plant, swimming pool plant, sewage treatment plant and dam pumping stations;
    • Dose chemicals for processing of water and waste water;
    • Clean water treatment plants, swimming pool plants, sewage plant, pump stations and its surroundings;
    • Take hourly reading and record it in operation production sheet;
    • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor;

    Qualification and Experience

    • Trade test I/OND in Mechanical Engineering plus at least two (2) years relevant experience.

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    Equipment Operator I

     

    • Operate tractors to evacuate garbage in garden waste in the residential area, laboratory and office area;
    • Operate other machine including gang mower, slashes on the field;
    • Maintain and keep the equipments in good condition;
    • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor;

    Qualification and Experience

    • WASC / Trade Test II/ OND plus at least two (2) years relevant experience.

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    Mechanic II (Hydraulic)

     

    • Assist in preventive maintenance on heavy equipment and tractors hydraulics as at when due;
    • Carry out repairs on farm tractor and equipment of various models such as David Brown, Caterpillar and factory equipment;
    • Work on the institute machinery such as Aquamarine, Excavators, Graders, Bulldozers and lift trucks etc.;
    • Make medium and high pressure hoses using swaging tools;
    • Service and re-kitting hydraulic valves, cylinder rams and actuators;
    • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Experience

    • OND, Trade Test II /Artisan Certificate in Mechanical Engineering plus at least two (2) years relevant experience.

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    Manson II (Block Making)

     

    • Maintenance of block moulding machine;
    • Carry out different mould sizes from the block machine;
    • Receive aggregates and materials for the production use;
    • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualification and Experience

    • OND, Trade Test II /Artisan certificate in Mechanical Engineering or related fields plus at least two (2) years relevant experience.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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