Design/Application Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at StreSERT Services Limited

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Reporting to Technical Manager, CESN – Technical Support Group
  • Provide technical support to the sales and projects teams for the evaluation and design of distributed power generation and co-generation systems in the range 2-20 MW at voltages up to 33kV

Key Responsibilities:         

  • Provide technical support for evaluation and design on the electrical aspects of heat recovery and distributed generation systems that meet customer requirements.
  • Optimise overall electrical systems designs for power generation and co-generation schemes to create best value, fit-for-purpose solutions that meet customer requirements
  • Prepare competitive proposals and deliver systems that meet specifications and schedule.
  • Designs, develops and contributes to the following design responsibilities:
  • Control topologies
  • Functional design specifications
  • Develops I/O schedules
  • Contributes to the development and review of system P&IDs
  • Single line electrical system diagrams
  • Protection / load flow / grading studies.
  • Written design specifications for all electrical equipment Balance of Plant
  • Production and review of system / equipment Data Sheets
  • Review suppliers drawings / schematics
  • Produce project cable design documents
  • Produce installation technical specifications
  • Statements of Requirements
  • Technical Risk Assessments – ATEX/HAZOP/SAP etc.
  • Prepare electrical systems designs for the CAD draughtsman
  • Provide technical support and advice to the sales and projects teams.
  • Attending customer / client / supplier meetings as required, including:
    • Support of the BDM’s in meetings with their customers
    • Participation in project review meetings
    • Inspection & testing of key deliverables from equipment and service providers, as required prior to release of equipment
    • Interact with suppliers to identify and meet customer requirements
    • Interact with suppliers to identify and meet best available technology
  • Recommendations of suppliers / equipment to Projects and Procurement.
  • System problem identification and resolution, should problems occur during execution of projects.
  • Keeps up to date with the latest relevant engineering standards and recommendations, to ensure client solutions designs are fit for purpose.
  • Some on-site time reviewing installation against design intent, during installation phase will be required.



  • A thorough knowledge of power generation systems, especially reciprocating engine mechanical, electrical, acoustical and installation disciplines, for based and small gas turbine power plants, used for base load, peaking and co-generation applications.
  • Broad application knowledge is required across the range of generator set applications, in both diesel and gas powered equipment.
  • Demonstrated competency with load profiling & power analysis
  • Demonstrated competency in distributed generation electrical power systems
  • Demonstrated capability in power distribution system equipment selection
  • Demonstrated competency in cable scheduling
  • Demonstrated competency in generator and distribution systems protection
  • Knowledge of parallel operation of electrical systems, generator to generator and generator to utility
  • Knowledge of transformers, lv & mv switchgear, neutral earthing equipment and their application in power generation / distribution systems
  • Knowledge of electrical control systems of mechanical Balance of Plant items
  • Knowledge of the application of PLCs in control systems
  • Technical and business skills to evaluate alternative technologies and designs
  • Excellent communication skills to share experience provide advice and encourage creativity in cross-functional teams

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • 15 years’ experience in design and / or operations in power generation industry
  • BS Electrical Engineering or relevant experience


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