• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Design and Engineering:
    • Develop electrical and instrumentation designs, specifications, and drawings for construction and maintenance projects in accordance with industry standards and project requirements.
    • Design and specify control systems, instrumentation loops, and process automation systems for various project equipment.
    • Collaborate with project teams to ensure that electrical and instrumentation systems meet performance, reliability, and safety objectives.
  2. Installation and Commissioning:
    • Oversee the installation, testing, and commissioning of electrical and instrumentation systems.
    • Ensure that installation activities comply with design specifications, codes, and safety standards.
  3. Project Planning and Coordination:
    • Participate in project planning, scheduling, and coordination activities related to electrical and instrumentation work.
    • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines and construction teams to achieve project milestones.
  4. Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution:
    • Diagnose and resolve electrical and instrumentation issues during construction, commissioning, and maintenance phases.
    • Implement corrective actions to address system malfunctions and improve performance.
  5. Quality Assurance:
    • Conduct inspections and audits to ensure the quality of electrical and instrumentation work.
    • Verify that materials, components, and installations comply with project specifications and industry standards.
  6. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate and detailed records of electrical and instrumentation design, installation, and testing activities.
    • Prepare technical reports, progress updates, and documentation for regulatory compliance.
  7. Safety Compliance:
    • Ensure that all electrical and instrumentation work adheres to safety regulations and guidelines.
    • Identify and mitigate potential safety hazards associated with electrical systems.


  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, or a related field.
  2. Experience:
    • Minimum of 8 years of experience as an Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer in maintenance, installation construction, and crude refining projects.
  3. Technical Skills:
    • Proficient in electrical and instrumentation design, including the use of relevant software tools.
    • Knowledge of electrical codes, standards, and instrumentation technologies. (NEC, API)
    • Experience with commissioning and troubleshooting electrical and instrumentation systems
  4. Project Management:
    • Experience in project management, including planning, scheduling, and coordination of electrical and instrumentation activities.
  5. Communication Skills:
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with project teams, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  6. Problem-Solving Skills:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for troubleshooting and resolving technical issues.
  7. Safety Awareness:
    • Thorough understanding of safety protocols and practices in electrical and instrumentation engineering.
  8. Professional Certifications:
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license is a plus.
    • Professional certification in electrical engineering or instrumentation and control (e.g., PE, ISA-CP)
  9. Computer Skills:
    • Proficient in using relevant software for electrical and instrumentation design and analysis.

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