Field Service Engineer

September 5, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Daystar Power Energy Solutions

Daystar Power is a leading off-grid power service provider, offering hybrid power solutions to commercial and industrial businesses in West Africa. Daystar Power’s solutions “Solar-as-a-Service” (100% solar power) and “Power-as-a-Service” (hybrid power solutions with battery storage) provide clean and reliable power while significantly reducing clients’ overall power costs.
Daystar Power counts the region’s leading industrial and commercial companies among its client base. Daystar is active in Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Senegal with a representative office in Cote d’Ivoire.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Field Service Engineer
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time
Description

We are looking to engage competent and experienced Field Service Engineers to maintain and operate our sites in the South/West region of Nigeria. He or she will troubleshoot and repair PV inverters, commission new equipment, and increase customer satisfaction through quality service and a professional behaviour.
We are seeking a hardworking, motivated, and well-organized individuals with a focus on continuous improvement to exceed expectations.
The candidate must be able to operate, service and maintain renewable energy hybrid systems installed for clients in the commercial, industrial and telecoms sectors across Nigeria to achieve a minimum uptime of 99.9%.

Key Responsibilities

Implementation of procedures for operating and maintaining Daystar Powers’ assets at specific client sites.
Ensuring power availability to clients’ equipment 24 hours/day, 7days/week.
Collaborates with team members to ensure:
Minimum uptime of 99.9%
Operational site expenses with regards to diesel consumption, consumables and power from the grid is as per budget
Adherence of clients to contractually agreed operational procedures and operating times
Billing and collections together with the finance department
Best-practice maintenance of assets, including diesel and gas generators, batteries, inverters and solar panels to maximize their life.
Is readily available to travel to various sites within Nigeria on a need basis
Ensuring best QHSE practices while on site

General:

Assist in market research and identify solar energy projects in Nigeria.
Develop standard operating procedures and HSE standards for solar installation work.
Develop and coach technical staff to meet the objectives of the company.
Review technological trends in the local and global energy sector.
Liaise with regulatory and governmental institutions as required.

Working Condition:

Approximately 5% of time shall be spent in office environments with the remaining time in the field.

Physical Requirements:

The Engineer shall be capable of lifting up to 20kg; stand for an extended period of time; work in outdoor environment.

Requirements
Education:

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering; preferably Electronics, Electrical or Mechanical.

Experience:

Minimum of 2 year's work experience in power system operation and maintenance (preferably renewable energy)
Must have good knowledge of diesel generators and rectifier system
Previous experience in the telecoms sector is an added advantage

Language Proficiency:

English.

Character:

Self-motivated and demonstrate a sense of ownership with high level of commitment and the ability to thrive under pressure.
Passionate about quality of workmanship.
Good communication skills and ability to lead and work well in teams.
Discretion in dealing with sensitive information.
Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands, passion for renewable energy.
Discretion in dealing with sensitive information
HSE certification is an added advantage.
Flexible to travel domestically and internationally.
Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint in particular).

Benefits

Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues.
Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development.
A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast-growing company.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

Daystar Power Group is an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
We prohibit all forms of discrimination and harassment based on race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job please visit apply.workable.com.

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