Automation Electrician job opening at Lafarge Cement – Calabar, Cross River State

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Lafarge Cement

Position: Automation Electrician

Industry: Company Construction, Building Materials

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Calabar, Cross River State

Job Description

Lafarge Cement is seeking candidates for a position in Automation Electrician based in Calabar, Cross River State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Lafarge Africa Plc, a leading building solutions company in Nigeria and a member of the Holcim group, is renowned for its commitment to innovation and sustainable building solutions. We strive to make cities greener, infrastructure smarter, and improve living standards. Our values are rooted in health and safety, environmental protection, corporate governance, and social responsibility.

Our brand portfolio, including Ashaka Portland Limestone Cement, Elephant Cement, Powermax Cement, Supaset Cement, UniCem Cement, Readymix Concrete, and Aggregates, stands for quality, consistency, and long-term strength. These products contribute to more housing for people, more compact buildings, better-connected communities, more beautiful structures, and more durable construction.

We are seeking a top-notch Automation Electrician to join our team in Mfamosing, Cross River. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in installing and repairing electrical wiring, diagnosing problems with rig electrical systems, repairing damaged electrical parts, and maintaining electrical components for mobile equipment. The role requires a good eye for detail and the ability to solve complex electrical problems. The successful candidate will be skilled in using electrical schematics to troubleshoot complex electrical faults and implement final solutions in mobile plants.

Job Detail


  • Maintain mobile equipment in good working condition by following preventive and corrective maintenance schedules according to OEM.
  • Break down complex electrical information into simpler parts for team members with little or no understanding of rig system operations.
  • Locate and remove defective parts for skilled adjustment, repair, or replacement.
  • Correct faults and maximize performance by rebuilding engine, electric, and individual components.
  • Turn mobile plant electric systems and components to optimize functionality and prolong the life of each piece.
  • Perform regular maintenance and address any engine-related electrical issues to keep the rig running smoothly.
  • Conduct auto electrical maintenance and repairs activities and system evaluations on mobile equipment safely.
  • Perform routine electrical wire checks and test equipment to ensure compliance with specifications and safety standards of OEM.
  • Conduct periodic mechanical and electrical instruments inspections on mobile plant systems to ensure they function properly at all times.
  • Develop solutions and rebuild equipment electrical systems, ensuring good rig maintenance and repairs whenever inspection is carried out on mobile equipment.
  • Read and interpret assembly electrical diagrams to determine lasting solutions to mobile plants, auto greasing systems, and electromechanical equipment.
  • Repair and replace faulty electrical components with efficiency and accuracy in accordance with OEM standards.
  • Ensure company working hours and good shift timings are maintained.
  • Ensure safe working conditions and good safe practices are applied at work.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Automation Electrician position at Lafarge Cement:


  • Proven experience in maintaining and repairing electrical components for mobile equipment.
  • Strong knowledge of modern rig electrical systems.
  • Ability to break down complex electrical information into simpler parts.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to safety regulations and standards.

Education Requirements

  • National Diploma coupled with experience in a similar industry.
  • Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience in the industry.
  • Over 5-8 years of work experience in the heavy mobile plant industry.


  • Good working knowledge of CAT, Cummins diesel engines, and equipment.
  • Ability to carry out faulty diagnosis on diesel engines, hydraulic, and transmission systems.
  • Good knowledge of possible diagnostic tools SIS, ET, processes, etc.
  • Good knowledge of safety regulations and rules applicable in an industrial area.
  • Good interpersonal relations.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Self-confidence.
  • Team spirit.
  • Results-oriented.
  • High integrity.
  • Good leadership quality.
  • Proactive decision-making.
  • Ability to persuade and convince.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Automation Electrician at Lafarge Cement:


NGN 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible working hours

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Periodic bonuses based on overall performance, company performance, and profitability

Date posted: July 11, 2024

Posted on: Calabar


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We are looking for a self-motivated and skilled Automation Electrician with a passion for maintaining and repairing electrical systems. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume to set up an immediate interview. We aim to hire within the next week. Lafarge Cement is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Join us in making a difference in the construction and building materials industry.