Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer Job in Nigeria

 WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients' projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Roles and Responsibilities
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, or a related field.


  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as an Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer in maintenance, installation construction, and crude refining projects.

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

Project Management:

  • Experience in project management, including planning, scheduling, and coordination of electrical and instrumentation activities.

Communication Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with project teams, contractors, and other stakeholders.

Problem-Solving Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for troubleshooting and resolving technical issues.

Safety Awareness:

  • Thorough understanding of safety protocols and practices in electrical and instrumentation engineering.

Professional Certifications:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license is a plus.
  • Professional certification in electrical engineering or instrumentation and control (e.g., PE, ISA-CP)

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in using relevant software for electrical and instrumentation design and analysis.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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