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: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements

Main duties and 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 the 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 the 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 the assigned toolbox 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 environmental regulation
  • Ensure proper use and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in accordance with provided  instructions 
  • Any other job assigned by your Supervisor

Key Performance Indicators (KPI):

  • Proper documentation and timely reporting.
  • Consistently follows safe work practices and encourages others to follow safe work practices. 
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and preventive repairs on all electrical systems,  equipment and machinery. 
  • Carry out regular tests and inspections to access potential problems. 
  • Monitor operation of all power generation electrical components to ensure that systems are operating at their highest level of functionality. 
  • Proper toolbox maintenance.

Knowledge, Skill & Experience:

  • Must possess a degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline 
  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience as an Electrical Service Engineer 
  • Working and demonstrable knowledge of programming CDVR, siemens HMI-PLC, Siprotec, ECM, Woodward  (Easygen, load share module, LS5) etc. 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of 11KV panels including switching and breakers 
  • Proven knowledge of Siemens Software 
  • Must have 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 the ability to find and solve problems quickly
  • 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



  • Initiative  
  • Teamwork 
  • Integrity 
  • Problem Analysis
  • Accountability 
  • Enthusiasm


  • Safety 
  • Passion 
  • Creativity
  • Customer Orientation
Gross salary: NGN400,000 Monthly (negotiable)

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