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Entry Level Vacancies at RusselSmith Group 2017


RusselSmith is an ISO 9001:2008 certified asset integrity management services company incorporated to serve the needs of the global oil and gas exploration and production industry, using rope access technology as our principal medium of access.

A career at RusselSmith offers you growth and a chance to make a difference. Throughout our history, we have continued to help our employees realize their dreams, whilst creating opportunities for them to fulfill their personal and professional potential.

RusselSmith is recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Flange Management Technician
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-Time
Summary of Functions
The Technician / Engineer should be capable of: 

  • Health and safety precautions
  • The health and safety precautions at the work site
  • Safety precautions when handling and removing compressed Asbestos fibre (CAF) gaskets
  • Hot bolting and live plant procedures and risk assessment
  • Pressure, temperature and hostile environmental factors (such as corrosion and vibration) on the degradation of the bolted assembly
  • Factors which result in bolt load variation
  • Applied and residual load
  • The effect of different lubricants on friction losses
  • The relative accuracy of different methods of tightening
  • The technique for application of tensioned bole loading
  • Joint assembly methods and tightening procedures
  • The need to check gaskets, nuts and stud bolts against specification
  • The requirement to tag and complete records for assembled joints
  • The need to:
    • Check the compatibility of selected Torque tools and equipment capacity prior to use
    • Top up oil levels in hydraulic pumps
    • Clean and protect tools and equipment from corrosion
  • The principles of joint component sealing action
  • The principles of bolt elongation and tensile stress
  • The function of gasket or seal types
  • The importance of correct bolt loading
  • The effect on bolt load and seal compression using different methods of tightening
  • The importance of using correct lubricant
  • The importance of correct selection of joint components to comply with the design specification
  • The correct sequence and number of tightening passes required for toque and tensioned bolts
  • The principles and techniques used for direct bolt length measurement
  • The need for and using reporting procedures when defects or faults in bolt tightening equipment or its assembly are identified
  • The principles of preparing bolted joint connections for assembly
  • The need for seal face cleanliness and for nuts to be free running
  • The effect of joint alignment and gap uniformity on residual bolt loading
  • The importance of gasket storage, handling, preparation and installation
  • Good installation practice for bolting, washers and nut orientation for tightening method and equipment to be used
  • The need to report variance from design specifications and tightening procedures
  • The principles and requirement for the safe selection, calibration, installation and use of hydraulic torque and bolt tensioning equipment
  • Principles of carrying out bolt de-tensioning and joint breakout safely and correctly
  • The important of attending product specific training and following manufacturer’s procedures for proprietary joint types.
  • Why mixing components from different equipment manufacturer is prohibited
  • The principles of inspection after tightening and the procedure and the techniques to be used such as “break loose” tests (Check passes) and bolt tightness Tap-test
  • The requirements for the storage, preparation, maintenance and calibration of torque tools and bolt tensioning equipment for its safe use
  • Ability to:
    • Recognize and rectify the faults with torque or tensioning equipment
    • Interpret joint or flange manufacturer identifying marks
    • Identify defects, distortion and surface irregularities on flange sealing faces and threads
  • Demonstrate ability in;
  • Preparation of all joint components
  • Correct selection and assembly joint components
  • Diagnosis and rectification of problems with hydraulic equipment
  • Selection and correct installation of hydraulic torque or tensioning equipment
  • Correct application of various tightening techniques
  • Carrying out specified tightening sequence and subsequent tightening passes to ensure axial alignment and squareness of the joint assembly
  • Carrying out joint breakout safely and correctly
  • Carrying bolt ‘break loose’ tests (check passes) to check integrity of assembled tensioned assembly
  • Completion of a joint record sheet
  • Integrity and inspection checks of completed joint assembly
  • Maintaining a personnel portfolio of joint assembly

Educational Qualifications
Experience Required: 

  • 0-2 years.

Location: Human Resources/Admin Assistant
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-Time
Summary of Functions 

  • Assists with the administration of the day-to-day operations of personnel functions and programs; in the areas of employee compensation, benefits administration, employee relations, and liability claims. Also provides information and assistance to employees regarding human resources activities, processes, policies, and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
Payroll/Reward Management: 

  • Assist in collating data used for computation of monthly payroll, budget (monthly & annual), payment of consultants’ monthly salaries, pensions and benefits.
  • Assist in reconciling employee monthly timesheet with their daily or weekly timesheets.
  • Assist in conducting surveys on compensation/market rate review analysis and the external competitiveness of the marketplace.
  • Prepares Visa processing documentation and reimbursement for review and approval
  • Assist in creating and updates of the retirement saving account register
  • Assist to prepare and update payroll documentation checklist

Attrition Management: 

  • Assist in coordinating the exit process of separated staff. Ensures exit documentation is completed and filed as applicable.
  • Maintains a record of separated personnel exit checklist.
  • Assist in the completion of terminations and exit interviews where necessary.
  • Assist with retrieving and keeping track of all company properties from separated staff.
  • Assist in archiving separated personnel documents and other correspondence.

HR Help Desk: 

  • Assists with company’s events & meetings (Annual Dinner, Management & Staff Retreat).
  • Assists and supports department managers and all employees regarding personnel issues.
  • Assist with conducting background investigations (Educational, previous employer); monitor; track and update records as applicable
  • Assist with preparing contract renewal and confirmation documentation; distribute contract renewals and confirmation and file in appropriate correspondence.
  • Issues company apparel to new and existing employee; update records and file documentation as applicable.
  • Advice concerned personnel on employee health insurance enrolment and ensure all concerned employee are registered.
  • Maintains and updates the record of the job debrief forms for performance evaluation monitoring purposes.
  •  Research Employee relations, service improvement and associated issues internally and externally and be aware of developments affecting the employees.
Absence Management:
  • Assist to generate daily, weekly and monthly reports of employees either on paid time-off, unpaid time-off, vacation or time-off for supervisor’s review.
  • Assist with monitoring and spooling attendance report from the biometric; maintains a daily personnel lateness record; compiles and send report to supervisors on a monthly basis.
  • Populate and update the staff ill health report; calculate and set benchmark for the coming month.
  • Administration and Support:
  • Assist in filing all employee documentary evidence to support employees’ leave records (Annual, Compassionate, Examination, Paternity, Maternity, Sick, Study, Voluntary Unpaid and Involuntary Unpaid Leave).
  • Assist in archiving departmental records on need and approval basis (quarterly to yearly is recommended depending on volume of documentation)
  • Assist in making requests, prepares and requisitions for the necessary stationeries or equipment required by the department.
  • Departmental Reports- Assist to generate the required weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-
  • annually and annually reports and presentations
  • Provide comprehensive, effective and efficient support to team members.
  • Performs other duties as required or as assigned

Experience Required: 

  • 0-2 years

Skills/Qualifications Required: 

  • A good university first degree in Human Resource Management or, Social Science Related courses.
  • Atleast 0 – 1 year of related work experience. Previous experience in Human relations/Administrative role is an added advantage
  • Good reasoning ability is important.
  • Good team spirit and project management skills
  • Good administrative and organizational skills
  • Good problem solving skills and initiative
  • Good relational and customer service skills
  • Strong quantitative skills such as statistics and data analysis skills
  • Good reasoning skills; communication skills; multi-tasking skills and organizational skills
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Tools
  • Understanding of business practices and corporate governance
  • Possess diplomacy, meticulous, intuitive and attentive to detail
  • Have a working knowledge of customer relationship management.

Physical Demands: 

  • Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential. Sitting for extended periods is common. Hearing, vision and speaking within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents.
  • No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computers, calculator, copiers, and FAX machines.

Work Environment: 

  • The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting and occasionally outdoors. Activities include extended periods of sitting occasional fast paced events and extensive work at a computer monitor and/or calculator.

Job Title: Creative Designer
Job Reference Code: RS-SMD-004
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Contract
Summary of Functions 

  • Monitor and ensure compliance with RusselSmith’s brand standards on all RusselSmith branded material and internal and external communication. This includes manuals, procedures, stationery, email signatures, project reports, presentations, proposals, clothing items, gift items, event stands and banners.
  • Plan, promote and execute activities and strategies to establish and maintain a positive presence for the RusselSmith brand.
  • Maintain and improve the RusselSmith Brand Manual
  • Create awareness about RusselSmith’s brand value and guidelines within the Organization
  • Design templates for proposals, brochures, identity cards, business cards using creative, innovative, and unique concepts and approaches.
  • Prepare audio-visual content for internal and external use.
  • Scriptwriting and storyboarding of materials for digital marketing and other uses.
  • Organize and manage multimedia content and display equipment.
  • Plan, execute and monitor brand marketing campaigns aimed at promoting and strengthening the positive perception of the RusselSmith brand
  • Monitor and provide reports on the performance of campaigns and other brand management activities
  • Meet and exceed customer service expectations as outlined in the Department’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the availability of professionally-done and attractive literature, promotional materials and publications for products and services which meet RusselSmith’s brand standards.
  • Liaise with external agencies for brand management activities and also liaise with other units within RusselSmith to prepare external communication such as press releases and organize promotional activities.
  • Interact with functional units within the Company and suppliers of design, pre-press, print and materials services to ensure that assigned projects are executed on time in accordance with company quality standards.
  • Ensure high quality of design, photography, pre-press and printing output at all times, and process approval of all pre-press proofs.
  • Update Company project activity reports and liaise with other units to update RusselSmith’s website(s), intranet and social media accounts, etc., as requested by Management based on customer requirements or Department schedules.
  • Generate brand marketing ideas/concepts for new and existing services, packaging designs, including shapes, sizes, colours, fonts and imagery.
  • Coordinate the production of digital adverts, newspaper and magazine advertisements, direct mail packs, email campaigns, websites, gift and promotional items, onboarding packs, exhibition stands, road shows, and other items as required.
  • Launch and oversee advertising and media planning of company services
  • Coordinate the activities of designers and brand experts involved in the positioning of the company’s services/products
  • Departmental Reports – Generate the required weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, annual and ad-hoc reports and presentations.
  • Provide comprehensive, effective and efficient administrative and brand management support to all departments.
  • Perform other duties as required or as assigned.

Educational Qualifications 

  • A good first Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing or Advertising is preferred.

Experience Required: 

  • 0-2 years

Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Tools (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint etc.), Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good team spirit and project management skills
  • Good problem-solving skills and initiative
  • Good relational skills
  • Advanced and strategic thinking skills
  • Self-starter, proactive and innovative

Physical Demands: 

  • Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential. Sitting for extended periods is common. Hearing, vision and speaking within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents.
  • No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator and copiers.

Work Environment: 

  • The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. Activities include extended periods of sitting and extensive work at a computer monitor and/or calculator.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 


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