Seplat Petroleum is a leading indigenous Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company in Nigeria, with dual listing on the Premium Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

Job Position: Heavy Equipment and Machinery Mechanic

Job Location: Lagos

Job Responsibilities
Diagnosis and Repair:

  1. Identify and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues in heavy equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, loaders, cranes, and trucks.
  2. Perform routine inspections to detect and prevent problems before they escalate.


  1. Conduct regular maintenance tasks, including oil changes, filter replacements, and lubrication, to ensure equipment operates efficiently and safely.
  2. Follow manufacturer guidelines and maintenance schedules.

Parts Replacement:

  1. Replace or repair faulty parts and components, such as engines, transmissions, brakes, and hydraulic systems.
  2. Source and order replacement parts as needed.

Welding and Fabrication:

  • Utilize welding and fabrication skills to repair damaged equipment components or structures.


  • Keep detailed records of all maintenance and repair activities, including parts used, hours worked, and diagnostics performed.

Safety Compliance:

  1. Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment for oneself and others.
  2. Inspect equipment to ensure it meets safety standards.

Customer Service:

  1. Communicate with equipment operators and other staff to gather information on equipment performance and issues.
  2. Provide clear explanations of required repairs and maintenance to clients or supervisors.


  1. Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and equipment models through training programs.
  2. Share knowledge and provide training to junior mechanics or apprentices.

Job Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  2. Vocational or technical training in heavy equipment maintenance is often preferred.


  1. Previous experience as a heavy equipment mechanic is typically required.
  2. Proficiency in diagnosing and repairing diesel engines and hydraulic systems.


  1. Strong mechanical aptitude.
  2. Knowledge of diagnostic tools and equipment.
  3. Welding and fabrication skills.
  4. Attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.


  1. Certification from relevant professional organizations may be advantageous.
  2. A Heavy Equipment and Machinery Mechanic plays a crucial role in ensuring the operational efficiency and safety of heavy equipment, contributing significantly to the success of industries relying on such machinery.

Application Deadline
30th January, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: samuel.ogunleye@energy-mgt.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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