Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

Technician (Power Generating Plant Operations & Maintenance)

Role Overview: Full-time, on-site. The focus of this role will be to ensure the efficient and reliable operation of our High Voltage Generators. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Technician with proficiency in Generator operations & maintenance to join our facilities team at Charterhouse Lagos, a British Independent School.

The successful candidate will be responsible for promptly addressing repairs and maintenance tasks for our generators, with a strong emphasis on quick response times.


  • Operate and monitor generators to ensure a continuous and reliable power supply. This includes starting up and shutting down generators as needed, adjusting controls, and monitoring performance indicators.
  • Conducting routine preventive maintenance on generators to ensure their optimal performance and longevity. This involves inspecting and servicing components such as filters, belts, fluids, and lubricants, as well as performing regular cleaning and testing.
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing issues that arise during operation, identify, and resolve problems related to engine performance, electrical systems, fuel supply, cooling systems, and control panels.
  • Maintaining an inventory of spare parts, consumables, and supplies necessary for generator operation and maintenance.
  • Assist the Facilities Team in achieving accurate documentation of repairs and equipment history.

Qualification, skills and knowledge:

  • Minimum of Trade Test 1, 2, & 3 in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Professional certificate in Operation and Maintenance of high-voltage Generators.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in operation of high-voltage generators.
  • Health and safety awareness regarding Generator operation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of local and international regulations and standards for Generators.

Download the Recruitment Pack at the bottom of the page to read the full Job Description.


Charterhouse Lagos is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practices which are aligned with recommendations from the International Task Force on Child Protection. We aspire to the highest international standards of recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to interviews, identity checks, criminal record checks, social media checks and successful references.

Data Protection

The personal data relating to candidates, including personal data provided in, or along with the enquiry and application forms, is required to be collected by Charterhouse Lagos, for purposes of candidate evaluation, and facilitating the recruitment process. By providing us with your personal data, you give your consent to us for collecting, retaining, processing, transferring (including cross-border transfer) and disclosing personal data to any third parties (including intra-group – Huntington Education Group) for achieving the above purpose.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At Charterhouse Lagos, we want everyone to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work, whilst remaining true to the culture and laws of Nigeria. Our recruitment processes are designed to prevent discrimination regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique.

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