Mechanical Engineer

August 11, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

SAO Capital

SAO Capital is a social impact, investment & advisory company with a focus on Financial Advisory, Capital raising and Investment Management Services for institutions, governments, and government agencies. We are accretive to Africa's and Nigeria's economic development targeting sectors such as Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, SMEs, Financial Inclusion, Healthcare and Education.
Our clients come to us with some of the most challenging global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We are entrepreneurs and innovators, designers and creative problem solvers, thinkers, and doers who supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies worldwide.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Location: Ilorin, Kwara
Job Type: Full Time

SAO Capital is working (in partnership with the Kwara State Government) as a Project Monitoring Company on key social impact-driven projects spread across the Agro, Energy, Construction, Health, Environment and Information Technology sectors. The SAO PMC’s intention is to reposition Kwara State as the foremost infrastructural Hub within the North-Central region of the country.

Impact of the Role

Maximize Your Potential.
Tackle The World's Toughest Problems.
Build Expertise in Areas That Matter to You.
Become A Global Development Leader

Other Duties:

Design, manufacture, and install components that fulfil work scope and project requirements.
Analyse mechanical problems or deficiencies on our various projects and develop solutions to resolve them.
Conduct experiments and evaluations to improve and innovate SAO product or project designs.
Create plans and designs using CAD technology.
Prepare estimate budgets and time scopes for various SAO projects.
Write technical documentation for machine operators.
Ensure that SAO mechanical products meet compliance regulations.
Collaborate with project managers and other engineers in our team.

Skills & Experience

HND or B. Eng. Degree in Mechanical Engineering. M.Eng in mechanical engineering is an added advantage.
Relevant licenses as a professional engineer.
Similar experience working in the mechanical engineering field.
Superior computer skills, with solid experience in CAD, CAM, and MATLAB/LabView programs.
Running simulations and analysing test data skill.
Ability to write clear and comprehensive technical documentation.
Highly analytical mind, with exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Personal Characteristics:

Must be a FINISHER
Intrinsically motivated by the mission of SAO Group of companies
Results- orientated and pragmatic with exceptional quantitative and analytical ability and attention to detail
Independent thinker and worker who can juggle multiple projects simultaneously with fast-changing priorities
Flexibility to roll up your sleeves and attack problems and projects as they arise, where you must set a clear structure, method and outcomes yourself
Tech savvy who embraces new software and online tools and is personally interested in tech-enabled solutions
Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders based remotely or travelling in different time zones.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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