System Engineer at Saipem Contracting (SCNL)

Saipem Contracting Nigerian Limited (SCNL) is a world leader in engineering and drilling activities and in the development of major projects, in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Their headquarter is located at Port Harcourt.

System Engineer at Saipem Contracting (SCNL) 1

JOB TITLE: System Engineer

JOB LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Level: Mid-Senior level


  • Perform the electrical, automation and telecom discipline engineering activities in accordance with Project requirements, within time schedule and quality standards.
  • Ensure a correct and timely exchange of information with all the Project interfaces.
  • Interface and coordinate with the other Project Team Specialists and Designers.
  • Coordinate technical activities performed either by insourcing or outsourcing implement operating guidelines in the Project.


  • The Engineer executes the activities within the area of responsibility, ensuring the compliance with the QA/QC and HSE requirements.
  • Review Client technical documentation and requirements
  • Participate in the definition of electrical, automation and telecom engineering requirements
  • Prepare Project design criteria for electrical, automation and telecom systems
  • Define the configuration of the electrical system and the single line diagram
  • Prepare Control and Safety Systems specifications and philosophies
  • Prepare the technical documentation for Telecommunication material and services requisitions and prepare, according to internal procedures
  • Optimize Control, Safety Systems and Telecommunication design ensuring minimal cost and complexity in compliance with the contractual as well as safety requirements
  • Prepare Advanced Control, Dynamic Simulation and Operator Training Simulator functional and supply specifications
  • Participate in P and ID mechanization
  • Perform electrical system calculation and studies (e.g., power demand, load flow, short circuit, transient stability, motor starting) to define the equipment rating
  • Perform power cables sizing
  • Check and review technical documentation according to Project and JV procedures
  • Prepare technical documentation (e.g., specifications, data sheets) for systems equipment and materials
  • Develop system plant design (e.g., cable routings, grounding) and substations arrangements.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of about 6 to 10 years’ relevant experience in the energy industry.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools and relevant engineering software.

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Job CategoryEngineering / Technical