Facilities Planning Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Main One Company

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

To work directly under the supervision of the General Manager NP&E


The Facilities Planning Engineer is responsible for the design, engineering and planning in terms of the upgrade/deployment of critical infrastructure for existing/new facilities owned/leased/used by Main One in Nigeria. The role will include:


§  Providing engineering oversight and construction supervision (where required) on all critical infrastructure activities and projects.

§  Developing operational and capital budgets associated with critical facilities maintenance activities and build projects.

§  Developing and managing the maintenance programs for the critical support infrastructure and facilities for the Cable Stations/Data Centers including periodic inspections and monitoring.

§  Identifying vulnerabilities within the mission critical support infrastructure for the facilities and recommend solutions.

§  Developing and reviewing Methods of Procedures (MOPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and maintenance documentation/schedule for all critical support infrastructure for the facilities.

§  Develop and review performance benchmarks, conduct analyses and develop reports on all aspects of the facilities and maintenance.

§  Carrying out period audits of all the facilities and its related critical support infrastructure.

§  Maintain up to date details of infrastructure (AC power, DC power, Air conditioning, Access control, Civil, Security, etc.) at the Facilities used by Main One (viz. Points of Presence – PoPs)

§  Maintain up to date floor layout plans of the PoPs

§  Maintain up to date details of utilization (‘elevation view’) of the Main One racks at the PoPs

§  Allocate space for new rack/ equipment on receipt of request

§  Maintain close liaison with the Facilities Operations and other Planning team members for updating the Facilities data and infrastructure.

§  Plan and engineer upgrades/expansion of the infrastructure at the existing PoPs as required to meet the business requirements.

§  Vendor interaction for budgeting, ordering, delivery and during installation and commissioning

§  Ensure optimum utilization of floor space and rack space at PoPs

Ensure quality standards are met.



Liaise with Capital Projects, Procurement, Planning and Facilities Operations teams


·         Related Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

·         Minimum of  5 years’ industry experience.

·         Experience in build and/or operating telecommunication’s facilities, data centres and/or NOCs will be an advantage.

Competencies Required

·         Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills

·         Excellent planning skills

·         High personal standards and goal oriented

·         Excellent interpersonal skills

·         Excellent and effective communications skills, both orally and in writing

·         In-depth knowledge of complex electrical and mechanical systems including UPS systems, stand-by power and energy conservation.

·         The ideal applicant will have current experience in Facility Engineering

Demands of the job

To gather the requirements from the Management/other Planning teams, translate into a plan and budget; after approval, liaise with Capital Projects/ Procurement/ Facilities teams till completion.

Should be able to deliver results with minimal guidance.



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