Controls Lead Engineer at GE Nigeria

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We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Position: Controls Lead Engineer
Ref Id: 3055301
Job Location: Lagos
Job Function: Engineering/Technology
Business Segment: Oil & Gas Oilfield Equipment

Role Summary

  • The Controls Lead Engineer has technical responsibility for the delivery of the Controls product line during the Execution Phase of an Engineering/ Procurement/ Construction (EPC) Subsea Project.
  • Reporting directly to the Global Systems Engineering Manager and functionally to the EPC Project Engineering Manager, this is a senior level role working in a high-profile function of GE Oil & Gas.

Essential Responsibilities

  • This is a talent search initiative aimed at identifying and pipelining engineers with subsea controls systems experience. When the vacancy becomes available, we will review this pool for suitable candidates.
  • Engineering and Technical responsibility for delivery of Controls Systems for an EPC Project as follows:
    • Creation and control of the System Master Equipment List and Master Document Register
    • Delivery of the System Field Layouts and Distribution schematics
    • Delivery of the System Design Basis and Functional Design Specifications
    • Material selection and Corrosion protection Philosophy
    • Internal and External Interfaces
    • Design Verification Program
    • Technical Change control process
    • Technical Assurance program
    • Flow Assurance, Hydrate Management and Thermal Design
    • 3rd party certification and regulatory compliance programs
    • Intervention, Inspection, maintenance and repair strategy
    • System Integrating testing program
    • Technical Risk Management plan including HAZOP &HAZID
    • Reliability Management incl. RAM analysis, FMECA and SIL engineering


  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science based discipline/or equivalent
  • Chartered Engineer or PE certification is preferred
  • 3 years’ oil and gas engineering background mainly in subsea production systems
  • Proven experience across at least 2 of the following: (Item 2 is compulsory)
  • Project Management/Engineering Management experience of Subsea project execution
  • Technical expertise, at ‘expert’ level, in at least 1 of the following product lines: Trees, PCS, Manifolds, Well Control & Intervention, Subsea Power & Processing
  • Practical knowledge of at least 3 aspects of the Subsea Systems Engineering Lifecycle: New Product Introduction, Tender development, Project Engineering, System Integration Testing, commissioning, and operations
  • Domain expertise across at least 2 of the following (one at ‘expert’ level): Hydro-mechanical, Electrical & power, Software/Electronic, Marine/Structural
  • Availability to travel internationally for project needs and for short term assignments
  • Fluent English speaker
  • A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required (please indicate clearly on your resume)
  • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in Nigeria

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to create and lead multi-disciplined, geographically dispersed teams
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize information, identify problems, establish facts and deduce solutions
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.