Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Job For Generator Operator at GraceCo Limited, 18th March, 2019

Graceco Limited is a food processing and manufacturing company with specialty in consumer goods and the production of input for bakers and the confectionery industries. Graceco is a leader in confectioneries and bakers’ items. Our success is powered by our world-class team of highly engaged and committed staff.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:



Job Title: Generator Operator 
 Alagbado, Lagos
Working time: :30am-5pm Mondays to Fridays. 8:30am -3pm on Saturdays

Job Summary

  • The Generator Technician performs a variety of skilled and technical tasks in the inspection, repair, preventive, and corrective maintenance and modification on Internal Combustion (IC) engines, diesel generators, and other IC gaseous engines; tests, replaces or adjusts engine components such as valves, pistons, bearings, emissions systems, and other related systems; and, interprets schematic wiring etc.


  • Test batteries, fuel coolant, and oil; ship oil samples for analysis.
  • Transport and dispose hazardous materials.
  • Perform load testing on units to identify possible problems and prevent wet stacking.
  • Basic electrical, mechanical, thermal, and hydraulic principles and practices.
  • Follow electrical and mechanical safety procedures.
  • Lockout/tagout Procedures.
  • Appropriate electrical and mechanical personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • IC Diesel and other gaseous IC engines.
  • Technique in tracking, transporting, and disposing hazardous materials.
  • Rigging standards and principles of safe and efficient methods for handling heavy objects.
  • Computer technology.
  • Perform repairs and services on all makes and models of generator sets.
  • Identify the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps, determine corrective action through inspection of failed parts.
  • Apply proper engine technical skills in inspection, disassembly, failure analysis, assembly, diagnosis, and engine operating performance tests.
  • Troubleshooting equipment and servicing generator components including alternators, wiring harnesses safety devices, shutdown switches, and battery systems.
  • Inspections, repairs, services and start-up load bank test requirements on equipment.
  • Conduct automatic and manual transfer tests of simulated power outages to ensure generators are functioning properly.

Person Specification
He/she must have ability to:

  • Read electrical and mechanical drawings and prints.
  • Use mechanical and electrical testing and calibration equipment.
  • Follow applicable state and national regulations; safety guidelines; and procedures.
  • Rebuild engines.
  • Interpret and analyze characteristics of oil samples.
  • Record and track the transporting of materials.
  • Rig and handle heavy objects.
  • Operate cranes and forklifts.
  • Climb into confined spaces that may contain hazardous gas.

Required skill:

  • Interpreting electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Identifying and repairing problems with engine control systems.
  • Interpreting schematic diagrams and wiring. “
  • Correcting wet stacking conditions.
  • Rigging for the handling of heavy objects.
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing electrical problems.
  • Maintaining records manually and electronically.

Educational Requirements

  • Applicant should have OND in relevant field such as Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, etc.
  • Over 3 years experience as a generator operator in a manufacturing company.
  • Relevant certification and training in generator maintenance.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: the subject of the mail should be the job title.


Application Deadline 30th March, 2019.

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