Data Center Structural / Civil Engineer at a Telecommunications Company – Phillips Outsourcing Services Nigeria Limited

Phillips Outsourcing Services Nigeria Limited – Our client, a leading Telecommunications Company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data Center Structural / Civil Engineer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the project team to engage the clients and consultant teams.
  • Support the project during the tender as solution engineer or as part of the solutions team.
  • Develop local resources to support DC facility business.
  • Promote and Present Huawei DC structural / civil solution, as well as Manage client relationship.
  • Integrate design requirements as defined by client, mechanical & electrical engineers (internal and external) as well as product specialists to compile requirements for bid High Level Designs (HLD), often from the start, including:
  • All structural and civil components;
  • Baseline / Concept scheme drawings and schedules;
  • Bassline bill of quantities (BoQ); Concept reports;
  • All documentation required to compile high level project costs and in order to advise final design brief for completion by relevant country’s local consultants.
  • Compile main building structural / civil design & build RFPs.
  • Development and maintenance of Concept scheme design, prototype design, and template specifications for main building civil/structural elements; Create / maintain project documentation before, during, and after construction.
  • Summarize project cost and generate baselines and valuation models; Construct and maintain the pricing models; Project cost management and optimization; Lead initiatives aimed at improving cost, quality, schedule, and consistency.
  • Manage the work of our external architectural/civil/structural design consultants.
  • Provide support for: Project management, including sub-contractor selection & management, supply chain, procurement, process management and acceptance.
  • Provide general and project support and guidance to all local project teams in the region to develop their delivery skills;
  • Formulate delivery construction solution standards and guides; Formulate project acceptance criteria.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree in Engineering (Structural and Civil) non-negotiable.
  • Professional registration required.
  • IT / ICT or any business related qualification will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 10 years structural / civil engineering experience, involving medium to large scale and complex projects (experience with data centre, mission critical and industrial projects).
  • Minimum 5 years experience in consulting engineering firm.
  • Minimum 2 large scale (no less than 1 megawatts) Data Center projects design or build experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of structural and civil engineering components for the construction of buildings (including drainage systems).
  • Fundamental understanding of M&E systems / building services requirements, including generators, fuel storage, UPS system, HVAC system, Medium and Low Voltage systems etc.
  • Possess a strong awareness of current and emerging industry standards including Uptime Institute, TIA 942 and local standard as well as vendors and technologies as that relate to the Data Center facilities.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, MS Office, Revit and industry standard structural modelling software.
  • Working experience with MEP engineering consultants.
  • Vendor and consultant management skills.
  • Ability and willingness to think outside of the box to find innovative solutions prior to and during the construction process to reduce costs without negative impacts on quality or reliability.
  • Proficiency in building codes, regulations, and standards across the Nigeria and Africa region. International project and program experience.
  • Excellent communication skills capability, attention to detail, and high quality standards.
  • Ability to effectively communicate design standards to internal and external project partners.
  • Ability to manage multiple fast paced projects simultaneously and good project management capability.
  • Ability to travel internationally.

Other Competencies / Attributes:

  • Effective communications skills
  • Persuasive and Presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work in team
  • Must be able to work in a structured manner
  • Collect information and Refining ideas
  • Market analysis tools and models
  • Basic finance knowledge to understand mobile operator finance report
  • Proven marketing skills, understanding of the marketing process and methods.
  • Collect and information analysis skills
  • Strong consulting skills with excellent commercial awareness.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven conflict and issue management skills.
  • Goal-oriented analysis and research skills and a professional ability to output analysis report in terms of specific ICT fields.
  • Experience of working with ICT fields enterprise or organization with varying levels of marketing understanding in different cultures.
  • Experience of working with audiences with varying levels of technical understanding in different cultures.
  • Team-oriented leadership and management skills and a professional attitude towards colleagues and clients.
  • Must be presentable, articulate, reliable, committed and resilient.
  • Work on multiple data center construction projects and capital improvement projects simultaneously.
  • Motivated, dependable and capable of working with limited oversight.

N350,000 – N600,000 monthly

Application Closing Date
18th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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