Lead Engineer at a Solar Energy Company - Nicole Sinclair-jobsfornaija
Lead Engineer at a Solar Energy Company - Nicole Sinclair-jobsfornaija

Lead Engineer at a Solar Energy Company – Nicole Sinclair

Nicole Sinclair – Our client, a solar energy company that provides solar solutions to their client needs, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Lead Engineer at a Solar Energy Company - Nicole Sinclair-jobsfornaija

Job Title: Lead Engineer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Successful candidate will manage all aspects of the assigned projects throughout its life cycle, to include design of schematic drawings,( for solar installations) installation monitoring and post-installation support.
  • This individual must ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget while minimizing risks and maximizing margins on a variety of solar projects across Nigeria.


  • Work with the engineering team to conduct site investigations and assess the technical feasibility of developing a solar project.
  • Design solar solutions for clients including a full bill of materials and solar wiring diagrams
  • Manage installation contractor teams to ensure they are on-hand and install new systems to the standards.
  • Train installation contractor teams in multiple locations to expand reach across Nigeria (e.g. find and/or train teams in Ibadan, Abuja, Port Harcourt etc)
  • Create processes for adequately monitoring installations remotely and diagnosing issues before the customer notices them.
  • Draft the scope of work and estimate the respective project budget
  • Identify the sources of likely problems and proactively take preventive measures to avoid any potential project risks, and determine response actions to mitigate any negative impacts.
  • Manage contract negotiations, change orders, and other agreements with subcontractors and vendors, and oversee all subcontractors’ work in all phases.
  • Develop and maintain project timeline, identify critical path and key milestones for project’s success.
  • Communicate with  authority having jurisdictions regarding interconnection, permitting, and other regulatory compliance issues.

Competency / Skill / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related Engineering fields
  • Minimum of 5-years’ experience in Solar Solutions design and installation specifically
  • Self-disciplined and result-oriented.
  • Solar Engineering skills required and a core understanding of electrical engineering
  • Flexibility to travel to project sites in various locations whenever necessary for long periods of time.
  • Extremely organised – be able to manage multiple contractors and installations at once
  • Articulate and a clear communicator
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated problem-solving capability.
  • Self-starter with excellent presentation skills with constant attention to details and accuracy.

Application Closing Date
17th January, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online