Maintenance Manager Electrical & I&C – JDR Energy

Job description


I am currently representing a leading energy producer and engineering consultancy, who are seeking an Electrical & I&C Maintenance Manager for their project in Southern Africa. My client is responsible for the operation and maintenance of a 600 MW Coal Fired Power Plant in the region, and they urgently require an experienced Manager to come on board and help lead the project and manage the Electrical & I&C Maintenance function’s on site.


  • Minimum of  Bachelors level Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience working on Coal Fired O&M projects – From an Electrical or I&C perspective
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Maintenance Manager (or related level) within similar sized Coal Fired Power Plants
  • CFB experience is preferred
  • Experience working on similar projects across Africa is essential, Southern African expertise is ideal
  • Must have strong cultural knowledge of the region, and have the ability to lead and manage local work forces
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English


  • Fixed term contract – Circa 12 months
  • Competitive Net salary
  • Housing – European style compound (up to 2 bedrooms)
  • Car provided
  • Health insurance and social security provided
  • Monthly allowance for flights
  • 50 working hours per week
  • 30 days annual leave

This is an exciting project in a challenging and developing location and offers the chance to work for one of the most reputable International companiesGet in touch ASAP if you are interested.