Heavy Duty Equipment Supervisor - Lagos, Nigeria - DTV and Company Limited

    DTV and Company Limited
    DTV and Company Limited Lagos, Nigeria

    1 month ago

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    Full time


  • Ensure that all heavy-duty equipment is properly maintained to prevent breakdowns and minimize downtime. This includes scheduling routine maintenance, inspections, and repairs.
  • Monitor the performance of heavy equipment to ensure optimal efficiency and productivity. Implement strategies to improve equipment utilization and reduce idle time.
  • Develop and manage budgets for equipment maintenance, repairs, and replacement. Control costs while ensuring that the equipment meets safety and performance standards.
  • Supervise a team of equipment operators and maintenance staff. Provide training, guidance, and support to ensure the team is skilled in operating and maintaining heavy equipment.
  • Ensure that all heavy-duty equipment operations comply with safety regulations and industry standards. Implement safety protocols and procedures to minimize accidents and injuries.
  • Assess the need for new equipment and make recommendations for acquisitions or replacements. Evaluate vendors, negotiate contracts, and coordinate the procurement process.
  • Maintain accurate records of equipment maintenance, repairs, and operational history. Keep track of inventory and ensure that all equipment documentation is up-to-date.
  • Work closely with project managers, construction teams, and other relevant departments to coordinate equipment deployment and ensure that it aligns with project timelines and goals.
  • Address and resolve issues related to equipment breakdowns or malfunctions promptly. Coordinate with maintenance teams to implement effective solutions.
  • Ensure that equipment operations comply with environmental regulations and standards. Implement environmentally friendly practices when possible.
  • Prepare and present necessary reports.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Construction Management, or a related discipline
  • An Associate Degree or diploma in Heavy Equipment Technology, Diesel Technology, or a related field
  • Practical experience operating heavy-duty equipment will be an added advantage
  • 4 – 5 years experience with the machinery.

    Competence and Skills:

  • Understanding the technical aspects of heavy-duty equipment, including engines, hydraulics, and other mechanical systems.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot equipment issues to facilitate timely repairs.
  • Team Leadership: Effectively lead and motivate a team of equipment operators and maintenance staff.
  • Make informed decisions related to equipment maintenance, repairs, and replacements.
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and implement effective solutions.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Build positive relationships with team members, project managers, and other departments.
  • Clearly communicate expectations, instructions, and feedback.
  • Safety Regulations: In-depth knowledge of safety regulations and standards relevant to heavy-duty equipment operations.
  • Ability to assess and mitigate risks associated with equipment operations.
  • Budgeting: Skill in developing and managing budgets for equipment maintenance and replacement.
  • Analyze costs associated with equipment operations and identify opportunities for cost savings.
  • Timeline Management: Coordinate equipment deployment to align with project timelines and goals.
  • Handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Training Programs: Develop and implement training programs for equipment operators and maintenance staff.
  • Assess and enhance the skills of the workforce through training initiatives.
  • Attention to Detail: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of equipment maintenance, repairs, and operational history.
  • Thoroughly document equipment specifications, warranties, and other relevant information.
  • Environmental Regulations: Stay informed about environmental regulations and implement practices to minimize the ecological impact.
  • Integrate environmentally friendly practices into equipment operations when feasible.
  • Adapt to changes in equipment technology, industry regulations, and organizational priorities.
  • Quickly adapt strategies to address unexpected issues and challenges.
  • Customer Satisfaction: Prioritize customer satisfaction by aligning equipment operations with project requirements and goals.
  • Effectively communicate with project managers and stakeholders to understand their needs and expectations.
  • Stay informed about legal requirements and industry standards related to heavy-duty equipment operations.
  • Ensure that equipment operations comply with all relevant regulations.

    What's Great in the Job?

  • Great team of smart people, in a friendly and open culture
  • Real responsibilities and challenges in a fast evolving company

    Remuneration: NGN 200,000