7 months ago

Vice President, Technical

Enaro Energy

Job Detail

  • Salary:₦150,000 - ₦200,000
  • Industry:Information Technology
  • Job Type:Full Time
  • Location:Lagos
  • Deadline:November 10, 2018

Job Description

Enaro Energy is a startup Mini-Grid company that is currently developing a fully commercial, pilot mini-grid project in Nigeria with the intent to scale up and rapidly install several mini-grids across the country


  • As the Technical lead, you will supervise the engineering design, procurement, construction and commissioning process, working with high quality partners to deliver fit-for-purpose mini-grids in multiple locations
  • You will also oversee operations & maintenance of the pilot mini-grid, ensuring component systems function within their operating envelopes while maintaining a high uptime You will also implement a robust preventive maintenance program and facilitate quick response and remediation to unplanned outages

Other Responsibilities:
  • Coordinating the permitting processes with the primary construction contractors
  • Overseeing the development of policies and procedures in compliance with all standards applicable to the company, including NERC, NEMSA and REA standards
  • Supervising the statutory Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes and ensuring it is delivered to a high quality
  • Lifecycle project management of mini-grid project development
  • Assisting with site selection data analysis
  • Collecting data on the existing energy consumption patterns in each proposed location in support of the engineering design process
  • Coordinating the tender process for the procurement of partners, equipment and technical services for the projects

Requirements and Qualifications
  • Understanding of the off-grid and mini-grid electricity systems
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in related Technical discipline preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in modern productivity tools including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail a must
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Flexibility and eagerness to lend a hand wherever needed, even if a specific task may fall outside the core job description
  • 5+ years’ experience in Engineering or Operations & Maintenance in the utility sector
  • Experience required in either solar or natural gas based electricity generation with a willingness to learn about other generation technologies
  • Experience with operating or maintaining a grid (including mini-grids) will be an advantage
  • Experience delivering capital projects in the utility sector with a value >$1M
  • Understanding of regulated energy markets and utility pricing

Minimum Experience

  • 0

Minimum Qualification

  • B.Sc