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  • Posted: Oct 23, 2017
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    We support our clients to maximise efficiency by optimising the performance, reliability and safety of critical equipment and people. Our comprehensive engineering capability in the areas of lifting and mechanical handling, cable and pipe lay, and fluid power enables us to deliver a wide range of integrated, bespoke and turn-key solutions to the energy in...
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    Contract Support Engineer - Nigeria (8/2 Rotation)

     Job Description

    Position Contract Support Engineer - Nigeria (8/2 Rotation)

    Req Code 2469

    Location Nigeria – Port Harcourt

    About this role

    • ​• Receive and utilise guidance from experienced engineers and subject matter experts to deliver the highest possible service and technical support when required.
    • Create a comprehensive plan of activities and setting clear objectives for project implementation. Monitor progress against them and take corrective action as needed.
    • Administration and planning of all assigned projects and work scopes as directed.
    • Develop cost, time and resource schedules and assist in the preparation of proposals and tenders.
    • Prepare calculations, using specialised software packages when necessary, to comply with various international codes and standards.
    • Prepare detailed work procedures and reports in relation to projects executed.
    • Completing purchasing documentation and monitor procurement process to ensure equipment and material availability.
    • Arrange equipment dispatch and transportation.


    • Build and maintain positive and constructive working relationships with personnel, customers, sub-contractors, management, team members and other colleagues.
    • Work co-operatively and productively with all functions to ensure planning, technical integrity and successful completion of projects.
    • Actively contribute to meetings and discussions.
    • Assist with the development of team systems and working methods


    • Work within limits of financial authority as dictated by company policy
    • Promptly action engineering invoice drafts and ensure strict financial control of assigned projects.
    • Carry out month end work and control unbilled sales and debt as required.

    Work to agreed quality standards and specific requirements.
    Identify variations from quality standards and recommend improvements.

    Attend, and actively participate in, all training provided by company l, whether internally or externally provided
    Carry out continuing professional development necessary to maintain and enhance competence in own area of responsibility.
    Adopt a co-operative attitude towards being assigned alternative or additional duties to that which they are primarily employed.
    Demonstrate honesty and integrity in dealing with people and use behaviour and language which is appropriate for the workplace.
    Develop and control all aspects of visa and travel in association with the Global Travel Team for personnel working on any projects in Nigeria.

    HSEQ Responsibilities

    • It is mandatory that the incumbent is familiar with, and follows the company's health, safety, environment and quality management system and takes an active part in the compliance and improvement of the management systems.
    • The incumbent must report any accidents, incidents, near misses, actual or potential problems with products, services or systems according to the management system processes/procedures.
    • The incumbent also has legal responsibilities under country-specific health , safety and/or environmental legislation to follow all company policies, procedures, guidelines, control measures, signage and permit conditions and to know what to do in an emergency.
    • The incumbent is also responsible for the health and safety arrangements of subordinates (if any) and for any persons visiting them while on the company premises.

    Qualifications & Experience

    ​The successful candidate will have ideally as a minimum:

    • Degree or HNC/HND in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
    • Previous experience working within the Offshore Industry
    • Mechanical handling knowledge

    The following is also desirable:

    • Chartership or working towards
    • Experience of working with International Colleagues
    • Careful and meticulous professional and a motivated self-starter
    • Good technical writing skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Sparrows Group on to apply

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