Fresh Vacancies at First Independent Power Limited (FIPL)

First Independent Power Limited (FIPL) is a Power Generation company located in Rivers state with 4 simple gas turbine power plants with a total capacity of 541MW. Following the nation’s privatization exercise, Sahara, through its power division, Sahara Power Group and sundry affiliations, acquired FIPL.

  • Job Openings 
    1. Electrical Engineer
    2. Protection Control & Metering (PC&M) Engineer
    3. Human Resources Generalist

Electrical Engineer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 10 years
  • Location: Rivers
  • Job Field: Engineering / Technical

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Full Time
Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all routine electrical maintenance activities in the Plant
  • Approve all procurement needs analysis for the Electrical/I&C maintenance unit
  • Approve all electrical/I&C maintenance design work
  • Review and monitor the closure of all TMs relating to electrical/I&C maintenance
  • Oversee the Electrical/I&C team in resolving issues highlighted as part of analysis from the planning and efficiency team
  • Ensure high availability of all electrical/I&C equipment and systems in the power plant
  • Minimize cost of maintenance of the plant and optimize equipment lifecycle cost
  • Supervision of maintenance measures in Electrical/I&C maintenance unit and ensuring quality of Maintenance
  • Ensure availability of spares and other infrastructure for maintenance
  • Minimize response time to the Operations unit for handling routine day-to-day problems
  • Optimize Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
  • Plan resource requirements for Electrical/I&C maintenance–manpower, materials and contracts
  • Network with other electrical maintenance teams in the plant and at other locations to capture learning and knowledge sharing.
  • Conduct performance review of subordinates.
  • Prepare periodic report for the attention of the Station Manager.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Required Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience with engineering of modern power system, power system protection and control, transmission & distribution system.
  • Work Experience: Proven experience in a power plant.
  • Analytical and mathematical mind, capable of evaluating and solving various complex problems
  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment.


Protection Control & Metering (PC&M) Engineer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Engineering / Technical

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Full Time
Specialization: Electrical Engineering

Job Description

  • To install, operate, and repair all substation metering equipment, current and potential transformers, relays, recloses and other protection devices, as well as recording and data monitoring device


  • Reviews Metering and Relaying Diagrams and determines the required protection and protective relays
  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs relay and control equipment in electrical sub-stations e.g. protective relays, instrument transformers, meters, recording instruments, controls (breakers, regulators, capacitors, etc.)
  • Develops substation drawings (plot plans, relay wiring diagrams, oneline diagrams, raceway and structure drawings, etc.), construction specifications, bills of materials and other supporting documentation
  • Models network systems and develops relay and logic settings with proper coordination using relevant software – prepares relay sheets for field implementation and testing
  • Performs system analyses including relay coordination, ground grid design, relay coordination, transformer sizing, and short circuit studies
  • Performs periodic tests on substation equipment to determine performance e.g. power factor testing, insulation testing, transformer turns ratio, etc.
  • Reviews transmission relay operations, identifies mis-operations, and suggests corrective action
  • Performs impedance, short circuit, and settings calculations using relevant software
  • Maintains under-frequency load shed database and develops regulatory reports accordingly
  • Ensures strict compliance with substation maintenance schedule

Job Requirements

  • Min Required Experience: 5 year(s)
  • Min Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree/HND

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Working experience in a substation
  • Proven experience with microprocessor based and electromechanical protective relays
  • Proven ability to view, create and modify drawings in relevant software
  • Proven ability to prepare relay panel specifications and develop relay settings
  • Proven experience with telecommunications and automation
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex electrical problems related to protective relays/controls and their interaction with power systems
  • Proficient in the use of modelling software
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years work experience.

Human Resources Generalist

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 4 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Human Resources / HR

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • Our team is growing and we are looking to engage a self-driven candidate to join our team as HR Generalist. The choice candidate will work with the Human Resource Manager in the execution of the following duties.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage all stages of the recruitment process for both internal and external recruitment needs.
  • Performing reference checks for new hires
  • Ensure that the recruitment, selection and on-boarding process communicates the culture and value of each company being recruited for
  • Support all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests.
  • Maintain digital and electronic records of in house employees and client employees
  • Ensure complete documentation of on-boarding documents for new hires within the organisation and for partner organisations.
  • Manage the staff leave calendar
  • Assist with effective communication of HR policies for the organisations we support.
  • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events and maintain agendas for the HR Department as a whole.
  • Analyze all HR data to draw up inferences for decision making and reporting for clients and the organisation.
  • Organise and execute all approved and assigned HR events (i.e company training, team bonding, retreats e.t.c
  • Carry out periodic Employee Engagement and Employee involvement Programs
  • Feel and report on the pulse of the broader team through effective HR initiatives
  • Conduct and report on periodic engagement surveys
  • Manage staff announcements, birthdays and staff anniversary notifications
  • Manage the employee quarterly newsletter
  • Drive company culture through various initiatives to build and sustain a community
  • Effectively manage the Staff health Insurance scheme
  • Assist the HR Manager in deploying initiatives geared towards rewards, recognition and general motivation
  • Work with the HR Manager to achieve an effective on-boarding experience for new hires
  • Follow through on the HR Calendar of events
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practice.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or any Social Science Discipline.
  • Associate of CIPM, or member of any other Professional body
  • 4 years of experience as in Human Resource Management.
  • Love for data, analytics and reporting (essential)
  • Exposure to Labor Law and employment equity regulations.
  • Effective HR administration and people management skills.
  • Exposure to payroll practices.
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and related business and communication tools.
  • Fantastic organisational and time management skills.
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions.

Method of Application

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