Engineering Manager Power Projects in Lagos, Nigeria

at Chevron

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

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy. 

Chevron Global Power Company is accepting online applications for the position of Engineering Manager – Power Projects located in Lagos, Nigeria through May 22, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Chevron Global Power actively participates in the development of Power Generation Projects across different Chevron business units. The Engineering Manager will be seconded into the Nigeria-Mid Africa business unit to lead the technical development of the AGURA IPP Project. 



  • Manage the detail Engineering design for Power plant, Gas pipeline, Transmission line and substation expansion works
  • Ensure the Project major equipment purchase orders are in line with the requirements in the Project Specifications
  • implement all relevant VIP, Best practices and lessons learned
  • Implement and lead the IIF culture development in the associated detailed design offices
  • Work with external stakeholders (partners, regulatory agencies, etc) to ensure timely approvals of project documents, permits and licenses
  • Work with Asset Management/Operation Assurance group to ensure integration of Operations Input into the detail design
  • Manage the Cost and Schedule for the Engineering effort, plan actively to mitigate overruns
  • Provide field engineering support to relevant teams during the construction and commissioning periods
  • Provide active mentoring to Engineers on the project.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • A minimum of 10 years of related engineering experience. 
  • Project Engineering Expertise – From conceptual design to detailed engineering and construction field engineering support
  • FEED and detailed Engineering experience on gas and steam turbine based power generation equipment. General understanding of Power Generation Plants from a design and operating perspective.
  • Demonstrated Project Management Knowledge (CPDEP)
  • Ability to mentor junior engineers and consult project teams throughout Chevron Companies (PRC, ETC)
  • Understanding of project development and execution processes.
  • Ability to apply Business/Contractual concepts to problems and develop solutions
  • Strong interpersonal relationship builder, communicator, and customer focused
  • Experience of working on a Power Plant major capital project in the EPC execution phase
  • Required experience supporting conceptual design of Power Generation Plants and working knowledge of tools and processes associated with project development.

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