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Maintenance Officer at St. Saviour’s School Ebute Metta

St. Saviour’s School Ebute – Metta, the pioneer School of the St. Saviour’s Schools (St. Saviour’s School, Ebute – Metta and St. Saviour’s School, Ikoyi) was founded in 1951 and for 47 years provided quality education to primary school-age children. In 1998 the St. Saviour’s School, Ebute – Metta in a bid to continue nurturing children, started the nursery school and today proudly provides an enabling environment which inspires excellence and lifelong learning to children between ages 3 and 11.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Maintenance Officer

Location: Ebute – Metta, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Accountable to: Head, Administrative

Main Purpose

  • To perform general maintenance and repairs for the school’s equipment, buildings, and machines including plumbing work, basic carpentry, electrical repairs, and air conditioning system maintenance.


  • To check that all electrical fixtures and fittings are in a safe working condition at the start of each day.
  • Inspect and identify equipment or machines in need of repair.
  • Troubleshoots issues to determine necessary repairs.
  • Plan repair work using buildings blueprints or equipment manual as needed.
  • Performs general repairs that do not require a specialized technician.
  • Performs routine maintenance on building systems.
  • Cleans and assists with the upkeep of the facilities.
  • Orders supplies and materials needed for repairs and maintenance.
  • To inform the Head, Administration of any electrical repairs that need to be undertaken and to complete these tasks with immediate effect.
  • To inform the Head, Administration of any electrical faults that may pose a danger to the children and staff.
  • To ensure there is a consistent power supply to the school by reverting to the generator when the PHCN supply fails.
  • To check the supply of diesel and inform the Administrative Secretary when there is 1 weeks supply left.
  • Before starting any electrical work to check that all safety procedures are in place and to repeat these checks before any current is re-connected.
  • To check daily that all classroom fixtures and fittings are in good working order.
  • Carry out repairs to classroom fixtures and fittings and where needed inform the Administrative Secretary if additional technicians, carpenters etc are required.
  • Check the Maintenance Book daily and prioritise the work that needs to be carried out.
  • Check that all plumbing is in good functional order and to undertake the necessary repairs.
  • Undertake regular inspections of all septic tanks to ensure that the levels do not pose a health risk.
  • Ensure that the works for the summer vacation are completed before the school resumes for the new session.
  • Provide receipts for any good purchased.
  • Operate and maintain the school generators.
  • Ensure safety and proper use of the generator by:
    • Checking fuel and oil gauges before switching on
    • Switching off all air conditioners, fridges and fans before switching on the generator
    • Switch off the generator and change to NEPA power supply as soon as public power is restored
    • Report immediately any malfunctioning or unusual sound or fluctuation or smell from the generator
  • Undertake specific duties at whole school functions and events that may be regarded as within the duties of this post.
  • Always dress neatly and uphold the name of the school.
  • To undertake such duties that may be reasonably regarded as within the nature of the duties of the post. Any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the job description in specific terms.
  • Keepmaintenance logsand report on daily.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Head, Administration.

Qualification and Requirements
Required Education:

  • HND
  • On-the-job training offered.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 previous experience in maintenance

Competencies Profile
Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems
  • Knowledge of general carpentry and repair
  • Ability to use various hand and power tools
  • Ability to read technical/repair manuals and drawings blueprints
  • Experience using hand and electrical tools
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Flexibility
  • Problem solving

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Creativity
  • Conscientious
  • Result oriented
  • Trustworthy
  • Resilience
  • Flexibility

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking.
  • Must be physically able to climb ladders, bend, or crawl into awkward spaces.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity


  • Efficiency.
  • Costs and spending.
  • Safety and compliance.
  • Asset performance.
  • Downtime.
  • Work order management.
  • Inventory management.

Deadline: 21st July, 2021.

Posted in Teaching Jobs in Nigeria

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