Apply knowledge of engineering technology and biological science to agricultural problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and processing of agricultural products.
Job duties and responsibilities
• Design agricultural machinery components and equipment, using computer-aided design (CAD) technology.
• Test agricultural machinery and equipment to ensure that they perform adequately.
• Design food-processing plants and supervise manufacturing operations.
• Plan and direct construction of rural electric-power distribution systems.
• Design structures to store and process crops.
• Design housing and environments to maximize animals’ comfort, health, and productivity.
• Provide advice on water quality and issues related to managing pollution, controlling rivers, and protecting and using other water resources.
•. Design and supervise environmental and land reclamation projects in agriculture and related industries.
• Discuss plans with clients, contractors, consultants, and other engineers so that the plans can be evaluated and any necessary changes made.
• Prepare reports, sketches, working drawings, specifications, proposals, and budgets for proposed sites or systems.
Create graphical representations of mechanical equipment. Prepare proposal documents. Document technical design details.
• Provide advice on water quality and issues related to pollution management, river control, and ground and surface water resources.
• Advise others regarding green practices or environmental concerns.
• Design and supervise environmental and land reclamation projects in agriculture and related industries. Develop operational methods or processes that use green materials or emphasize sustainability. Direct environmental development activities.
• Design agricultural machinery components and equipment, using computer-aided design (CAD) technology. Create graphical representations of mechanical equipment.
• Discuss plans with clients, contractors, consultants, and other engineers so that they can be evaluated and necessary changes made. Communicate technical information to suppliers, contractors, or regulatory agencies. Discuss designs or plans with clients.
• Design food processing plants and related mechanical systems. Design industrial processing systems.
• Plan and direct construction of rural electric-power distribution systems, and irrigation, drainage, and flood control systems for soil and water conservation.
Prepare detailed work plans.
• Supervise food processing or manufacturing plant operations. Direct industrial production activities.
• Design structures for crop storage, animal shelter and loading, and animal and crop processing, and supervise their construction. Design structures or facilities. Direct construction activities.
• Test agricultural machinery and equipment to ensure adequate performance. Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
• Visit sites to observe environmental problems, to consult with contractors, or to monitor construction activities. Investigate the environmental impact of projects. Confer with other personnel to resolve design or operational problems.
• Conduct educational programs that provide farmers or farm cooperative members with information that can help them improve agricultural productivity. Train personnel on proper operational procedures.
• Meet with clients, such as district or regional councils, farmers, and developers, to discuss their needs. Discuss designs or plans with clients.
• Design sensing, measuring, and recording devices, and other instrumentation used to study plant or animal life. Design electronic or computer equipment or instrumentation.
Job skills and abilities
• Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.
• Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
• Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
• Technology Design -- Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
• Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
• Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
• Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
• Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
• Systems Analysis -- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
• Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
• Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
• Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
• Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
• Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
• Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
• Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.
• Management of Financial Resources -- Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
• Management of Material Resources -- Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
• Programming -- Writing computer programs for various purposes.
• Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
• Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
• Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
• Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
• Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
• Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.
• Operation Monitoring -- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
• Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
• Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
• Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
• Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
• Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
• Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
• Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
• Fluency of Ideas -- The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
• Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
• Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
• Far Vision -- The ability to see details at a distance.
• Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Interested applicant should have;
• HND/BSc/MSc in Agricultural Engineering or related field.
• Proven experience(at least 12months) as an Agricultural Engineer
• Professional Certification might be an added advantage.
Mode of Application
• Interested candidates should forward their CV details to hrm.sigmaegisconcepts @gmail.com
• Candidates can also opt to send their Fullnames, Date of Birth, Current contact address, Valid phone number, Age, Years of experience and Job applying for to 08123339184
• Candidates can also opt to send their Fullnames, Date of Birth, Current contact address, Valid phone number, Age, Years of experience and Job applying for to the advert message box.
• Candidates should comply with all requirements and instructions enlisted failure to do so will lead to AUTOMATIC disqualification.
• Candidates should only call the phone number attached to the advert daily during working hours of 8am-4pm (Monday-Saturday).
• Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted