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Job Vacancy: Job title: Service Engineer

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About Us

Husk Power Systems (“Husk”) is an award-winning clean energy company serving rural India and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2023, it was named “World’s Best Challenger Brand” in the energy industry and is a 3-time Global Cleantech 100 company. The company’s AI-powered rural energy platform provides 24/7 renewable power to rural households, commercial customers, institutions, and small factories. It also delivers a range of other products and services, including e-commerce and credit financing of branded appliances for home and commercial use, as well as community-based solutions for e-mobility and the agricultural value chain. Husk’s mission is to superchange economic growth and social well-being in rural communities that are unserved and underserved.

Job Description

Position Name: Service Engineer


Division / Function: Operations

Location of the Job: Lafia, Nasarawa State

Reports to: Manager, Operations and Maintenance

Role Summary

Husk is seeking a Service Engineer who will be responsible for all plant Operations and Maintenance for these plants and report to the Operations and Maintenance Manager. The individual must have a measure of technical competency with an understanding of electrical engineering, ensuring safety and environmental inspections and preventive maintenance within Husk Power Plants.

This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in Nigeria and India.

Key responsibilities:


  • Daily Monitoring of HMGs at Meters and System Portal.
  • Ensure smooth operation of plants and meters.
  • Initiate tickets to OEMs and follow up for early rectification.
  • Maintain event log at HMG plants.
  • Health Check-up and Maintenance of Plants.
  • Train site electricians on the operation and maintenance of the system.
  • Resolve Customer issues as per SOP.
  • Ensure New Customer Connections on time as per SOP.
  • Monitor and control the Diesel consumption of Generators.
  • Spares planning & avoid shortage of spares & consumables.
  • Diesel Engine Overhauling, maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting of Mechanical & and electrical problems.

Plant Operations

  • Play a key role as a member of the Mini-Grids Operations and Maintenance team to plan and monitor the day-to-day running of the plants to ensure smooth progress.
  • Understand and manage sites’ performance to key performance metrics.

Asset Management

  • Ensures completion of technical documents; grid outages, onsite equipment problems, log entries, site visitation; and safety and environmental inspections.
  • Maintain daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly equipment healthiness checklist; Preventive maintenance planning; Shutdown planning; Daily reading logbook, etc.

Great Career Progression Opportunity

  • Successful Service Engineers have the potential to progress to an Area Service Manager and a senior management role with greater responsibility and compensation within 36-48 months.


Required Skills & Attributes

  • You have a technical background with an understanding of electrical engineering (minimum education requirement: Diploma in Engineering)
  • You have 5+ years of experience (Infrastructure and Telecom industries preferred)
  • You have 2+ years of experience managing a team of 5+ people.
  • You have a learning mindset and are keen to deliver hands-on solutions in the field.
  • You are a problem solver and can identify issues and possible solutions swiftly.
  • You can also ideally execute based on direct instruction and under guidance from other members of the team.
  • You have no issues working in (and living around) rural Nigeria and in a fast-paced, dynamic start-up environment.

Additional Information

Location and Travel

This role is based in Lafia, Nasarawa Nigeria with frequent travel to Husk Minigrids sites.


NGN250,000 to NGN350,000

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.


This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Husk Power Energy Systems Nigeria Limited is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. We hire without consideration of race, colour, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa State

Job date: Wed, 10 Jan 2024 23:09:14 GMT

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