Project Engineer (Electrical) at WACOT Rice Limited

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WACOT Rice Limited, a company under Tropical General Investments Group, is a Nigerian rice processing company operating a state-of-the-art rice mill in Kebbi State. The mill is one of the largest rice mills in Africa and sources paddy from various rice-producing states across Nigeria. WACOT Rice also engages in out-grower farming programs with paddy farmers to boost their yields and guarantees off-take of paddy from farmers through buyback arrangements. The rice mill is based on a robust sustainability platform and the company produces two leading brands of parboiled rice - BIG BULL and PATRIOT.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Project Engineer (Electrical)

Location: Argungu, Kebbi (Office / Field Based)
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Grade: 3
Engineering: Engineering
Reports to: Projects Manager
Supervises: All Electrical team members
Internally Relates with: All Sections like Production, Warehouse, Power Plant and Utility
Externally Relates with: Vendors / Suppliers / Contractors / Site team

Objective / Purpose of Job

  • Reviewing all project's engineering design plans, performing complex components, liaising with other engineers, and maintaining relationships with clients, vendors, and other stakeholders.

Job Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Analysing technical (Electrical Engineering) drawings, interpreting specifications, and determining the electrical requirements of a given project.
  • Managing and monitoring all assigned electrical projects and related activities.
  • Using CAD software to draw designs and complete technical drawings.
  • Complete quality assurance on all electrical components and projects, and writing up reports.
  • Diagonising problems and troubleshooting equipment and installations.
  • Ensuring all deadlines and budgetary requirements are met.
  • Keeping abreast of the developments in electrical engineering.
  • Design or modify electrical systems, recomend process improvements.
  • Perform quality control tests on electrical systems.
  • Managing power generation, transmission and distribution (HT/LT).
  • Working with high and low voltage equipment for power factor correction, load factor correction, reduction in losses.
  • Carrying out feasibility studies for new technical developments.
  • Budgeting and estimating timescales.
  • Overseeing technicians and electrical installation team.
  • Ensuring projects meet safety regulations, health and safety codes are obeyed at all times.
  • Overseeing inspection and maintenance programs.
  • Liaising with clients.

Education / Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements

  • B Eng / B.Tech in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from a reputable University.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years' project experience in similar position.
  • A suitable Master's Degree may be of added advantage.
  • COREN and NSE membership a must.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Previous experience in Project Management.
  • Experience with CAD software and MS Office.
  • Sound Knowledge in electrical components, switch gear, load calculation, cable size and motor selection.
  • Knowledge of AC/DC electrical system, AC/DC single/three phase electrical motors, circuits, drives, sotft starters.
  • Knowledge in basic instrumentation and automation mechanism like sensors, transducers, pnuematic gates, control valves.
  • Excellent time management and diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and remain professional at all times.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Trave:

  • 0% - 20%.

Application Closing Date
28th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online