Automation Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria


Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Develop control strategies and the supporting documentation to meet design specifications.  Conduct PA project design reviews with the business clients.
  • Safety system code development to meet process control and safety system specifications.
  • Provide Safety System commissioning and check-out support.
  • Configure process control software and HMI (Human Machine Interface) graphics to meet process control specifications.
  • Perform software simulation of process control and HMI applications software.  Write test procedures.
  • Provide documentation of operational details (example: shutdown conditions and specific operator follow-up actions to be taken).
  • Work with the project team to provide facility startup coverage.
  • Coordinate project work with instrument discipline and perform internal communication and cross-checks to assure project package quality.
  • Carry out work assignments with little supervision.
  • Provide training for the operations personnel.
  • Mentor and coach new engineers as needs and opportunities arise.



  • B.S. Chemical Engineering preferred, 4-year degree recommended, but degree not required.
  • Minimum of 5-years experience in the application and programming of process control systems and chemical manufacturing facility design and/or operation.
  • Knowledge and implementation experience in SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems) is required.  Prior experience configuring Triconex systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in control system applications software programming, troubleshooting, and startup in chemical manufacturing facilities.  Prior experience configuring Honeywell TDC 3000 and/or Experion DCS systems is preferred.
  • Experience in design and implementation of the following process control principles: Analog control (PID, cascade, and constraint controllers), State Based Control or Steady State Continuous Control, Alarms and Interlock, Digital logic applications.
  • Control Systems strategy design, and developing user requirements, functional requirements, and detailed design specifications or the company’s Process Control Strategy Documentation
  • Proficient in standard computer tools: Microsoft® Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Experience in small projects implementing process control and process safety solutions to operate the process equipment on the plant floor.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with the Honeywell TDC and Experion systems.  Ability to configure DCS points including logic blocks and program using Honeywell AM and HPM Control Language (CL).
  • Building and updating Honeywell Native Window graphics.  Experience with GUS and/or Experion graphics configuration would be a plus.
  • Good knowledge of the Triconex MSW (Relay ladder logic) and/or TS1131 (Function block) programming, testing and loading requirements. 
  • Candidates with strong DCS application and programming experience using other DCS control systems (ex. Emerson Delta V, ABB 800xA, ABB Mod300, etc.) will be considered.


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