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Electrical Technician at Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, an international group providing Oil & Gas services, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Electrical Technician

Job Reference: 1339
Location: Nigeria

Industry: Energy / Oil & Gas

Function: Technical/technicians

Job Description

  • To ensure safety of commissioning activities on yard and on site, by performing activities in respect with Company standing instruction and Work Permit instructions.
  • To ensure that the work identified in the work permit is performed according to company specification.

Commissioning execution:

  • Performs on site the commissioning operations (test and check sheets ) which are placed under his responsibility.
  • Ensures that the COMPANY’s HSE regulations are respected (especially procedures related to Work Permits)
  • Witnessing of contractor pre-commissioning activities as defined by the supervisor.
  • Raise and clear punch List items.
  • Report any non-conformity to the discipline Supervisor
  • Reporting and progress follow up
  • Report daily activities to the supervisor

Minimum Qualification: Technician:

  • Education Level : High School or Higher National Diploma or Certificate (HND/HNC (A-levels + 3 years’ study)
  • Experience: 3 years in a similar position
  • Mandatory Competences: English/ Electrical engineering/Electrical equipment Commissioning (MCC, Switchboards , panels… )
  • Recommended Competences: Commissioning / ICAPS / OPERCOM

Mandatory Competences:

  • English
  • Electrical testing
  • Electrical troubleshooting

Recommended Competences: Commissioning:

  • Petroleum: Have a basic understanding of facilities / process (from well to export). Be knowledgeable of hydrocarbons behaviour and associated risks (explosion, asphyxia…).
  • Computer: Be able to produce a report using Microsoft Word; be able to perform simple calculation with Microsoft Excel. Have been introduced to the use of the internet and e-mails.
  • Physics: Understanding and use of basic laws and units of physic (resistance, inductance, DC & AC current and voltage, frequency, active and reactive power…). Be able to differentiate low and high voltages.


  • Be able to read and use drawings (single line and schematic diagrams), vendor documents, name plate. Be knowledgeable of electrical symbols.
  • Possess notions on cable sizing and voltage dropping.
  • Be able familiar with a general facilities electrical network philosophy: main generation, emergency generator, switchboard and UPS. Have a basic understanding of inter-tripping and interlocking action, load shedding and load sharing modes..


  • Understand working principle of main electrical equipment: voltage & current transformers, electrical motor, alternator, feeder, UPS, battery, speed inverter soft starter and gradator, HV/LV switchboard, lighting and heat tracing panel
  • Understand principles and know the different systems of earthing (IT, TT, TN and DC unearthed system).
  • Have a basic knowledge of working principle of a PLC. Logic diagram with module: AND/OR, NAND/NOR, clock, delay, latch, memory, microprocessor… Understand inhibit, alarm and trip concepts.
  • Understand the principle of electrical protection: short circuit, over load, earth fault, reverse power, transformer, alternator and motor specific protections.
  • Be knowledgeable on explosion proof materiel and associated requirements.
  • Be able to identify all cubicles and their equipment. Understand interlocking systems in between cubicles. Practical skills
  • Know how to select and use the available and necessary hand tools for electrician (including special insulated tools).
  • Correct use and handling of multimeters, clip on ammeters, Ohmmeter, earth tester (megger), earth leakage kit and recorder.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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