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General Electric needs Protection and Controls Engineer in Nigeria.

Role Summary:

  • To provide Protection & Control solutions for SAS and conventional projects from 33kV to 765kV substations as per customer specification / requirement and internal standards with the support of lead Engineer.
  • To plan and execute basic & detailed design for all protection applications involving switch-yard, solar & renewables.
  • Initiate technical discussion with customer and obtain approval on Engineering documents;Deliver quality on-time documentation.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Protection and Control Engineering of Automation & Conventional projects – Switchyard, Solar & renewables.
  • Study of Specification / Technical inputs. Prepare Compliance to customer observation / comments. Evolve cost effective / optimized solutions.
  • Preparation of Technical Design, Engineering Calculations and Drawings.
  • Check & Validate design documents Selection & Ordering of IEDs, Relays & Bought-on-Jobs materials Attend Customer technical meetings for obtaining approvals Release of manufacturing instructions and Database configurations.
  • Co-ordinate with various stakeholders including Testing team for internal validation and participate in FAT as required.
  • Provide support to the site team to resolve technical issues and snag listsPrepare As-built documentation.
  • Share Return of Experience & Knowledge Capitalization. Implement the applicable RoEs during design phase.
  • Time schedule & On Time delivery :
  • Manage design time spent on relevant activities
  • Ensure on-time delivery of Quality design deliverables.
  • Anticipate and mitigate delivery issues and recommend change On weekly basis provide Team lead and /or PM with project reviews.

Project strategy, risk management, Process & Tools :

  • Follow project strategy
  • Highlight scope or design changes (data for claims, VO)
  • Track, manage & mitigate identified or potential deviations / risks
  • Comply with Quality Procedures, work instructions and Processes.
  • Deploy Engineering tools as per strategy

Sourcing & Procurement, Supplier management:

  • Ensure issuance of technical specifications and basic document to enable procurement of materials.
  • Coordinate and review technical offers from suppliers for relevant activity
  • Manage technical interface with sub suppliers & partners, prepare input data , check consistency


  • Excellent skill set on complete cable engineering process.
  • Independent ability to drive LV engineering system.
  • To design and draw Protection schemes, relay settings and protection co-ordination


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Electrical) or (Electrical & Electronics3 to 7 years experience in Basic :Power System & Primary Equipment, Substation Automation, Communication Protocols
  • Broad :Product (Protection IEDs) Knowledge, Protection philosophy & concepts, Trip & Interlock Logics, Cubicle mfg. knowledge,Engineering calculations & Design tools like Engineering Base, ETAP etc.Hands on for design and drawing of protection schemes, wiring tables and cabling design etc. on Engineering Base or equivalent software.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
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