Project Engineer

Total Nigeria Plc

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Total is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated oil and gas company in the world, with 100,000 employees in more than 130 countries worldwide. Our size and performance rank us as one of the top five global oil companies. "We are among the majors that invest the most in exploration. More importantly, our teams are highly motivated. They have a real pioneering spirit we must keep cultivating!".

Offer ID: 

  • 12646BR


  • Exploration and Production 


  • Architecture Planning, Project Management, Site Construction/Supervision, Support/ Project Management

Job Description

  • Interfaces with various Company stakeholders to identify and consolidate a clear scope of work, contractual strategy, schedule, manpower requirement and long-lead items.
  • Prepares project execution plans, typically including project description, work breakdown structure, schedule, master document register, contractual and procurement strategy, and a detailed narrative of all engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, commissioning and closure activities associated with the project.
  • Coordinates with the Project Services department in the development of cost estimates.
  • Interfaces and coordinates with contractors to obtain and consolidate information, e.g. input into project execution plans, weekly and monthly progress reports and other performance data, safety reports and statistics, manpower and schedule information.
  • Reviews contractor project management documents and deliverables, e.g. project execution plans, schedules, proposals, progress reports, change orders and correspondence .
  • Interfaces and coordinates with project entities, Health Safety & Environment, Engineering, QA/QC, subcontractors) to ensure project deliverables are achieved with respect to technical quality, schedule, and budget.
  • Coordinates the execution of Project Safety Reviews to ensure they are conducted as per Company requirements.
  • Coordinates the receipt, distribution, and response to Technical Queries received from contractors.
  • Informs Technical Project Manager of project status, issues, and areas of concern on an ongoing, “real-time” basis.
  • Prepares weekly and monthly project progress reports.
  • Takes part in project meetings, and where required prepares presentations, records and distributes minutes and arrange meeting facilities.
  • Prepares and presents technical justification to partner(s) were necessary for work program/budget approval
  • Ensures effective and timely coordination and administration of Site Modification Requests using standard project engineering methods and in accordance with Company requirements.

Candidate Profile

  • Education: University degree in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Petroleum). A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum Qualification: Professional experience of 10 years minimum in Petroleum industry.
  • Previous project engineering experience of 5 years minimum
  • Verifiable experience in the use of MS Office packages

Application Process:

  • On the navigation bar Click ‘APPLY TO TOTAL’
  • Navigate to ‘Our offers’ and ‘select’ your language preference.
  • Click on ‘Advanced Search’
  • In the ‘Country’ text box type and select ‘Nigeria’.
  • Scroll down and click on ‘Search’ to display the list of jobs in Nigeria.
  • Select your job preference to view details of the job.
  • Click on 'Apply to the job’ to complete an online application form.
  • You will be requested to create an account if you do not have an existing one. This is mandatory.
  • Please fill the form accordingly.

It is compulsory to attach your CV where it is required in the application form. Your CV must include the following details In the order listed:

  • Name, first name, other names (where applicable)
  • Date of birth
  • Contact address stipulating road/street number(s) only
  • Functional email address. Please Note: ALL communication will be by email ONLY
  • State of Origin
  • Details of tertiary education: institution, degree obtained, class of degree, the period of study.
  • Details of secondary education: institution, certificate, the period of study
  • Details of primary education: institution, certificate, the period of study


  • All application forms must be completed online as we are unable to process paper applications.
  • Applicants are hereby advised to submit only one application per position as multiple applications may result in cancellation of the application.



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Total Nigeria Plc

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years