Field Engineer – IHS Towers,Kigali Rwanda (Deadline: May 21,2018)

Job Title: Field Engineer

Reports To: Regional Manager

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

About IHS Towers

IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.  Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.


The Field Engineer will carry out maintenance of sites and all passive equipment on sites as per plan and procedures.


  • Attend and fix issues related to corrective maintenance
  • Attendance of alarms reported
  • Connection and installation of generator panels
  • Connection and installation of power systems(Rectifiers, BBS, and other related electrical systems)
  • Servicing of AC and DC air conditioners, units, and troubleshooting  compressor
  • Ability to climb over 45m towers and carry out maintenance on Aircraft Warning Light and lighting arrestor installations
  • Installation of diesel tanks, diesel flow, return lines to generators, and ensuring no leakages from any equipment
  • Carry out maintenance on DC batteries(BBS), surge arrestor systems, and complete wiring of both AC and DC distribution panels
  • Good understanding and use of earth resistance equipment
  • Reporting in MS Excel, word, outlook


  • Ability to use different mechanical and electrical tools
  • Ability of identifying all equipment faults and parts
  • Replacing all electrical and mechanical parts at site
  • Interpreting sites mechanical and electrical layouts
  • Budget control
  • Preventive and corrective site actions
  • Knowledge about safety and environmental standards
  • Ability to use power system software
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda
  • A valid driver’s license category B

Education and Experience

  • First degree in Electrical Engineering or any other related technical field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ cognate experience

 To Apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and Cover letter to indicating in the subject the name and location of the role. Advert closes on May 21, 2018.

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