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ENGIE Energy Access (EEA)

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Nigeria Mini Grids Project Engineer

Abuja, Nigeria

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

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Principal Manager - Renewable Energy

Abuja, Nigeria

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

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Senior Manager, Transmission Services

Abuja, Nigeria

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Blip Consult

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Artchitect

Abuja, Nigeria

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Nigeria Mini Grids Project Engineer

Closing: Jul 18, 2022

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Published: Jul 12, 2022 (29 days ago)

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Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar course
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working on solar PV projects is required.
  • Excellent command in Microsoft Excel, Word, Homer and AutoCAD are required. Experience with Microsoft project is desirable.
  • Proficiency in any PV design software such as Helioscope, PVSyst, Homer etc is a great advantage.  
  • Robust experience with off-grid systems and power electronics like Victron, SMA 
  • Experience managing the construction of multiple sites simultaneously  
  • Be passionate about innovation and technology  
  • Have advanced skills in quantitative analysis  
  • Be methodical and have an eye for detail  
  • Be able to meet deadlines, get organized and carry out several tasks in parallel  
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate a great sense of initiative and sense of priorities  
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills in English  
  • Commit to upholding high standards of integrity, professionalism and confidentiality  
  • Demonstrate humility, honesty and flexibility  
  • Ability and proven experience to think creatively, team player and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and time management skills in construction environment 
  • Ability to produce timely and concise reports 
  • Willingness to travel and work on site for a long duration of time.


Responsibilities

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar course
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working on solar PV projects is required.
  • Excellent command in Microsoft Excel, Word, Homer and AutoCAD are required. Experience with Microsoft project is desirable.
  • Proficiency in any PV design software such as Helioscope, PVSyst, Homer etc is a great advantage.  
  • Robust experience with off-grid systems and power electronics like Victron, SMA 
  • Experience managing the construction of multiple sites simultaneously  
  • Be passionate about innovation and technology  
  • Have advanced skills in quantitative analysis  
  • Be methodical and have an eye for detail  
  • Be able to meet deadlines, get organized and carry out several tasks in parallel  
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate a great sense of initiative and sense of priorities  
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills in English  
  • Commit to upholding high standards of integrity, professionalism and confidentiality  
  • Demonstrate humility, honesty and flexibility  
  • Ability and proven experience to think creatively, team player and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and time management skills in construction environment 
  • Ability to produce timely and concise reports 
  • Willingness to travel and work on site for a long duration of time.


Job Overview

  • The Project Engineer will work closely with the Technical and Operations Manager, play a support role in engineering project development for mini-grids while taking the lead in developing and deploying projects for high end commercial customers.

Key Responsibilities, Deliverables and Activities

  • Participate in carrying out mini-grid feasibility studies: choice and sizing of PV equipment, site plans, simulation of the yield, electrical diagrams, sizing of storage systems and systems hybrids, etc.  
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress (Cost, Quality, Deadlines) with EPC contractors, coordinating various project activities and resolving problems on site.  
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, implementation plan, scheduling changes, and recommending actions.  
  • Closely monitor contractor activities and progress on site and report same accurately. 
  • Follow quotes and invoicing in connection with projects  
  • Follow up on procurements and ensure the supply and timely delivery of materials to site  
  • Provide daily report on contractor site activities and quickly escalate any challenges faced on site to the Technical and Operations Manager. 
  • Take the lead in carrying out energy audits, sizing of PV equipment, site plans, simulation of the yield, electrical diagrams, sizing of storage systems and system hybrids for high end commercial customers. 
  • Perform site acceptance tests and checks at the end of the construction works to ensure full coverage of the scope of works by the EPC contractors 
  • Follow up on commissioning of the mini-grids after construction and prepare the documentations for handover  


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