Electrical Service Engineer

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

An Electrical Service Engineer will undertake a variety of tasks relating to setting up and maintaining electrical infrastructure used in the commercial generation of electrical power.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Responsibilities

 Perform preventive maintenance and repair on all switchgear control circuits, generators, contactors and relays in accordance with procedures and manufacturers’ recommendations

 Repairs and maintains electrical equipment in generating station or powerhouse: Tests defective equipment to determine cause of malfunction or failure, using voltmeters, AMP Meters, and related electrical testing apparatus

 Repair and replace equipment, such as relays, switches, supervisory controls, and indicating and recording instruments

 Test and repair switchboard and electrical system, interpreting wiring diagrams to trace and connect numerous wires carrying current for independent functions

 Clean and repair commutators, windings, and bearings of generators, and motors

 Test and maintain transmission equipment, performing such duties as oiling circuit breakers and generators

 Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or substitute damaged units

 Monitor loading; operate power generation equipment in an efficient and economical manner

 Monitor operation of all power generation electrical components to ensure proper operation

 Inspect electrical power generation systems to ensure that no faults exist

 Prevent breakdown of systems by routinely inspecting, cleaning and replacing old wiring and insulated cables

 Keep logs of work and make service report on issues resolved at power plant, client site or TPN workshop

 Provide professional assistance to expatriate electricians during all kinds of service related jobs

 Ensure availability of parts and supplies by assessing jobs and determining spare parts/assemblies that are needed for the job

 Ensure all tools provided in assigned tool box is complete and kept clean at all times

 Observe all health and safety regulations in accordance with TPN and client’s safety policies and manuals

 Perform all work in compliance with applicable codes, standards, safety and environment regulations

 Ensure proper use and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in accordance with provided instructions

 Any other job assigned by your Supervisor

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 Working and demonstrable knowledge of programming CDVR, siemens HMI-PLC, Siprotec, ECM, woodward (Easygen, loadshare module, LS5) etc.

 Demonstrable knowledge of 11KV panels including switching and breakers

 Proven knowledge of Siemens Software

 Must have a proven knowledge of how to work with electrical systems and use various hand tools (e.g. wire strippers and voltmeter)

 Must possess clear and accurate reporting skills as well as proficient written and verbal communication skills

 Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills with solid attention to detail

 Must possess sound troubleshooting knowledge and skills with ability to find and solve problems quickly

Experience and Education Required

 Must possess a degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline

 Minimum 7 years relevant experience as an Electrical Service Engineer

 Experience in the use of ET for troubleshooting is a plus

 Demonstrate sound technical experience either in power plant operations, or its equivalent

 Proven experience in the understanding and interpretation of electrical drawings and blueprints


  • Must be willing to travel to any and all job locations (including overnight stays out of primary location)
  • Salary: 350-400 net
  • Location is Surulere, Lagos.

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