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Lead Engineer

A4 & T Power Solutions - Lagos

Posted: Oct 14th, 2019

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Design, install & maintain renewable energy solutions. A dynamic organization with commitment to delivering energy efficient solutions, with affordable pricing and unique technologies. Electrical and Structural Engineering Design, Equipment/Product Supply, System Installation and Commissioning.


  • Design, procurement and maintenance of embedded renewable power systems for our wide range of individual, commercial and governmental bodies.
  • Planning and management of on and off-grid PV systems and multi- technology hybrid systems
  • Deliver appropriate design solutions based on specific site resources, customer desires and budgets, and assessed load requirements.
  • Identify strategic equipment suppliers.
  • Support the operations and maintenance (O&M) of our installed systems, including development of maintenance contracts and operations manuals
  • Supervise the teams to conduct detailed site surveys for PV and hybrid solutions
  • Carry out customer meetings as the company’s technical representative
  • Design a wide range of on and off-grid solar PV configurations including; Embedded systems, off-grid stand-alone systems, mini-grids for off-grid clients and communities, micro-grids for commercial and industrial clients.
  • Large mega-watt scale solar farms (this will not be an initial focus).
  • Systems that integrate with existing energy equipment.
  • Performance modelling, monitoring and reporting of PV system outputs.
  • Develop cost estimates of PV plants that include all aspects of the project cycle.
  • Understand Nigerian regional regulatory requirements, installation standards, and implementation costs
  • Build relationships with strategic equipment suppliers.
  • Support business development teams by providing technical support to project proposals, reports and technical documents.
  • Keep abreast of technology developments and identify new products that meet client/customer needs.
  • Specify and advise on monitoring and display solutions, appropriate circuit and surge protection devices.
  • Participate in project deployments, monitoring, inspection and debugging activities of key test sites.
  • Plan and develop an Operation and Maintenance (O&M) program which includes coordinated oversight of O&M activities, quarterly performance reports and site- documentation for clients and internal use, remote monitoring of the plants and conferring with customer and service partners to resolve complaints and to resolve arising challenges.
  • Report to the CEO for supervision and validation of reports and designs.
  • Work with the team to build capacity and to learn about the changing solar markets
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Liaise with the sales team to help the company in broadening its client and customer base in the commercial and industry space.

Minimum: B.Sc/B.A
Experience: 5-7 year(s)
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent
Expires: 28-10-2019

General Requirements

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Energy Technologies.
  • Minimum 5 years field in Solar panel engineering and installation.
  • Master’s Degree in Renewable Energy or equivalent field experience an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of modelling and design software to design and plan of tangible systems.
  • Internationally recognized solar engineering qualifications or license (if any, kindly state these qualifications in your application).
  • Energy audit knowledge and/or qualifications.
  • Registration and/or membership of recognized international engineering body is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience planning rooftops and commercial solar PV systems with focus on engineering design, construction document development, construction oversight and installation practices.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and developing bidding documents, including knowledge of PV system components, wiring practices, layout, low voltage AC design, medium voltage design, relay protection, metering, utility interconnection requirements etc.
  • Technically self-sufficient and highly motivated.
  • Familiarity with systems that include storage and/or complex load management systems
  • Hands-on approach to technical support and ability to train other staff.
  • Experience with monitoring and communications systems.
  • Strong analytical ability; analyzing energy figures and statistic and be able to understand them and extract the valuable/meaningful information.