Safety Officer (Incinerator / Waste Management) at APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited / Gte

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    APIN Public Health Initiatives Limited/Gte, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria is a non-governmental organization registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). APIN has built a strong partnership with the Nigerian Government, which is memorialized through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Planning Commission. APIN is a leading Nigerian organization in the provision of prevention, care and treatment services to patients with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis; Malaria; Reproductive Health; Family Planning; Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and other non-communicable diseases of public health significance.

    We are recruiting a qualified person to fill the position below:

    Job Title: Safety Officer (Incinerator / Waste Management)
    Requisition ID: api-08507
    Location: National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Abuja
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Department: Laboratory Services
    Reporting To: Molecular Lead

    Job Task

    • This position will report to the Molecular Lead and will support the management of the incinerator at NRL.
    • S/He will oversee the routine operation of the incinerator and will be responsible for daily checks and operational adjustments to ensure the plant runs at its optimum capacity.
    • S/He will supervise daily temperature checks to ensure all storage freezers are performing optimally.
    • S/He will be responsible for first line maintenance and will closely work with vendors to ensure quick intervention in the events of equipment breakdown.

    Other duties:

    • Oversees the management and maintenance of the ultra-high temperature incinerator at NRL Abuja.
    • Develop appropriate guidelines, procedures and tools required for waste handlers.
    • Support the routine operation, control and first line maintenance of the incinerator.
    • Carry out daily checks and make operational adjustments to ensure the plant runs at its optimum
    • Work with the incinerator operators to improve performance of the incinerator
    • Supervise activities of the incinerator operators, and monitors the effective utilization of the incinerator.
    • Provide and support capacity building activities for waste handlers

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Must be in the field of engineering  or possess a Higher National Diploma or equivalent in Engineering or Instrumentation
    • Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ professional experience with hospital equipment including incinerators
    • Experience and skill in troubleshooting and repairing hospital equipment including incinerators
    • Good knowledge of equipment management  and understanding of basic principles of incinerator operation
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
    • Ability to work alone and as part of the team
    • Ability to multitask, manage time efficiently, negotiate and meet deadlines
    • Highly motivated, energetic self-starter who can think and act self-sufficiently.

    Application Closing Date
    13th December, 2022.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online


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