Specialist, Infrastructure needed at IHS Towers

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Job title : Specialist, Infrastructure

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : October 18, 2023

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Job Description

  • As  Specialist, Infrastructure, you will ensure the structural integrity of all IHS towers through effective preventive and corrective maintenance and appropriate retrofit/strengthening solutions for overloaded/structurally inadequate towers in accordance with acceptable engineering and safety standards. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Review structural audit and appraisal documentation submitted by vendors for correctness and completeness. 
  • Review vendor Site Audit/Structural Appraisal reports with software (where applicable).  
  • Determine the need for further tower analyses through site visits and share information with the relevant user department(s) in a timeous manner. 
  • Maintain up-to-date project trackers and ensure accurate project status reporting through available information systems. 
  • Manage tower structural integrity trackers covering retrofit/strengthening, preventive, and corrective maintenance works and share with accountable stakeholders across Project Management Office (PMO) team. 
  • Review tower post-retrofit audit documentation submitted by contracted tower-retrofit auditors for completeness and correctness before forwarding for sign off. 
  • Analyze tower defects (structural and non-structural) based on site visit reports submitted by user department(s). 
  • Conduct spot-checks at site, where necessary, to ensure that retrofit and/or corrective works on towers are progressing according to approved engineering solutions and implementation plans. 
  • Attend to all escalations on structural integrity as received from internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner. 
  • Review and validate Bill of Materials (BOMs) generated from vendor’s reports on tower retrofit/strengthening and corrective repair projects and forward validated BOMs for pricing. 
  • Engage vendors to address concerns related to tower maintenance, overloading, and to clarify issues related to planned projects. 
  • Strengthen and nurture partnerships with vendors to drive IHS’s success and growth. 
  • Develop and maintain an accurate and reliable database of telecommunication site information for structural analysis and business intelligence. 
  • Execute all duties in accordance with documented and applicable in-house procedures, processes, and policies. 
  • Stay at the forefront of best engineering practices in the communications tower industry, keeping abreast of the latest advancements and incorporating them into project work as appropriate. 
  • Contribute towards the IHS’s safety standard by ensuring that all towers are safe to use. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal Specialist Tower Infrastructure. 

Functional Competencies:

  • Structural Modelling, Analysis and Design 
  • Structural Appraisal and Reverse Engineering 
  • Maintenance, Condition Assessment, and Repair of Existing Structures 
  • Project/Program Management 
  • Capital Optimization 
  • Logistics Management 
  • Human & Environmental Factors 

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Collaboration & Teamwork 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or related discipline 
  • + 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Proficiency in use of tools such as Microsoft Office, Google Earth Professional, AutoCAD, STAAD Pro, MS Tower, ASMTower, tnxTower, TSTower and other Structural Engineering Software for the Communications Tower Industry.
  • Familiarity with the ANSI-TIA 222-G or H, CSA S37, BS 8100 Parts 1, 2, 3, & 4, EN 1993-Part 3-1 or other relevant code of practice, standard or guideline for the Communications Tower Industry. 

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