ENGR. JULIUS S. OLURINOLA (DIRECTOR ENGINEERING SERVICES)
Engr. Julius S. Olurinola, FNSE hails from Iwo, Isin Local Government Area of Kwara State. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.) (Electrical) degree from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State and a Master of Science (M.sc) degree in Electrical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State.
Engr. Olurinola joined the services of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in January, 1987 as Electrical Engineer II. While scaling through the ranks of Electrical Engineer II (GL 08) to Chief Engineer (GL 14) between 1987 and 2001; he was involved in various Engineering works, ranging from design, construction and maintenance.
In 2006, he was promoted to the rank of Assistant Director (AD) while being the Head of Electrical Engineering Unit of Presidential Committee on Barracks Rehabilitation (PCBR), Abuja.
In 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Deputy Director and was posted back to the Ministry’s Headquarters where he served as the Head of Electrical Engineering Division.
In January 2014, he was promoted to the rank of Director (Electrical), and became Director Engineering Services (Housing) in November 2017 up till February, 2018.
In February 2018 he was appointed Director/Head of Department, Engineering Services Department (Works and Housing), a position he holds up till date.
Engr. Julius S. Olurinola, an astute technocrat and administrator, is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE). A fellow of Occupational Safety and Health Association FOSHA), He was a council member of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) as a representative of the Minister/Ministry from 2017 - 2019. He has attended various workshops/trainings and courses locally and internationally. He is a major driver of Energy Efficiency in Buildings in the Ministry.
He is happily married and blessed with children.
STRUCTURE OF THE ENGINEERING SERVICES DEPARTMENT (WORKS & HOUSING)
The Engineering Services Department (ESD) covers both Works and Housing Sectors. Under the Works Sector, we have three (3) Units and four (4) Divisions in the Housing Sector namely:
* Electrical and Street Lighting Services Unit
* Engineering Management Services Unit
* Central Workshop and Equipment Unit
* Electrical Engineering Division
* Mechanical Engineering Division
* Structural Engineering Division
* Civil Engineering Division
FUNCTIONS OF ENGINEERING SERVICES DEPARTMENT
The statutory duties of the department include, among others, the following;
⦁ Formulation of Engineering Policies as they relate to Engineering Infrastructure (Electrical, Mechanical, Structural & Civil works, Highway furniture and General Engineering works) Nationwide.
⦁ Provision of Infrastructural Facilities (Roads, Culverts, Drains, Water supply, Electricity and Sewage treatment plants for Federal Government Estates and Site and Services Schemes.
⦁ Planning, Designing and Development of Engineering Facilities (internal and external) in Housing Development and other Government Projects.
⦁ Provision of Engineering Consultancy Services to MDAs. Preparation of Contract Documents for the Procurement of Engineering Facilities.
⦁ Supervision of Engineering Construction and Installation Works.
⦁ Operations, Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Engineering Facilities.
⦁ Guiding Government in the selection and appointment of Engineering Consultants.
⦁ Vetting and approval of submissions from Engineering Consultants on Government Projects and Private Sector Operators to ensure conformity to National Standards and Specifications.
⦁ Monitoring and Evaluation of Government Projects.
⦁ Investigation and appraisal of failed or damaged Engineering Facilities/Structures both within and outside the Country for Federal the Government.
⦁ In-house Training of Engineering Personnel.
⦁ Keep and maintain a reliable database of street lighting installations on Federal Roads and Bridges Nationwide.
⦁ Develop and maintain Electrical and lighting code of practice, specification and standards for the design, installation, rehabilitation and maintenance.
⦁ Conducting quality control tests on Engineering Materials,
⦁ Certification of Engineering Works.
⦁ Guiding Government in identifying priority areas with respect to Engineering Projects through budgetary proposals.
⦁ Assisting Board of Surveys in MDAs with the Assessment / evaluation of Plants, Machinery and Equipment.
⦁ Conducting geotechnical and geophysical surveys on engineering works as related to Government Projects.
⦁ Assessment/Evaluation of Government vehicles, plants equipment and other Engineering items.
⦁ Development and Management of Electrical / Mechanical Engineering training Schools located at Lagos, Abeokuta and Kuje in FCT.
⦁ Develop and Implement HSE policy in liaison with other relevant Department, which would then drive the implementation of such key issues as business continuity and disaster recovery plan for FMWH.
⦁ Development of Safety & Security Management System for the Ministry.
⦁ Development and Management of Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Training Schools located in Lagos, Abeokuta and Kuje in FCT
⦁ Initiate and Implement Emergency Procedure and safety drills for the entire Ministry.
⦁ Production of streetlight poles, operation and maintenance of plant and equipment employed in street lighting services.
⦁ Provision of Street Lighting and Electrical Equipment within Federal Government Estates, Public Buildings and Institutions.
⦁ Operation and Maintenance of Ministry’s generators.
⦁ Procurement, Installation and Rehabilitation of Elevators/Lifts installed in Federal Secretariats and MDAs.
⦁ Fabrication of Mechanical tools, products, poles etc.
⦁ Production of Foundry items.
⦁ Design, Construction and Rehabilitation of Street Lights on Federal Roads and Bridges Nationwide.
⦁ Relocation and Re-alignment of Power Transmission and Distribution Lines, and Transformer Sub-Stations on Federal Roads and Bridges.
ORGANOGRAM ENGINEERING SERVICES DEPARTMENT
THE PERMANENT SECRETARY, FMW&H, BABANGIDA HUSSAINI REPRESENTED BY ENGR. FUNSO ADEBIYI, DIRECTOR HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT, FEDERAL CONTROLLER, NIGER STATE, ENGR. I.F. UMEH, REPRESENTATIVE OF MESSRS. SALINI NIGERIA LIMITED INSPECTING THE DUALIZATION OF SULEJA-MINNA ROAD, PHASE II, (KM 40+000-KM 101+000) CONTRACT NO. 6267 IN NIGER STATE ON THE 24TH MARCH, 2021.
The Permanent Secretary, FMW&H, Babangida Hussaini represented by Engr. Funso Adebiyi, Director Highway Construction and Rehabilitation Department, Federal Controller, Niger State, Engr. I.F. Umeh, representative of Messrs. Salini Nigeria Limited inspecting the Dualization of Suleja-Minna Road, Phase II, (KM 40+000-KM 101+000) Contract No. 6267 in Niger State on the 24th March, 2021.
THE PERMANENT SECRETARY, FMW&H, BABANGIDA HUSSAINI REPRESENTED BY ENGR. FUNSO ADEBIYI, DIRECTOR HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT, ENGR. I.F. UMEH, FEDERAL CONTROLLER, NIGER STATE INSPECTING THE ON-GOING RECONSTRUCTION OF LAMBATA-LAPAI-BIDA ROAD IN NIGER STATE
The Permanent Secretary, FMW&H, Babangida Hussaini represented by Engr. Funso Adebiyi, Director Highway Construction and Rehabilitation Department, Engr. I.F. Umeh, Federal Controller, Niger State Inspecting the on-going reconstruction of Lambata-Lapai-Bida Road in Niger State