Controls System Engineer

Our client is a dynamic and socially responsible technology company that specializes in delivering innovative digital solutions for optimizing operational workflows and facilitating informed decision-making.  

The company is looking for a Control System Engineer who will be responsible for developing/designing machines and process control systems and implementing the finished product as required by the customer.

Job Title:        Controls Systems Engineer. 

Location:        Abuja 

Type:               Full Time. 

Division:         Automation & Controls. 


  • Troubleshoot and eliminate control systems issues and handle controls projects.
  • Develop new control and monitoring systems conforming to ISA and CSI standards.
  • Extend start up support and training for control and monitoring systems.
  • Create and execute wireless communication systems for manufacturing.
  • Conduct prestart up equipment walks to validate installation.
  • Handle facilities equipment start up safely.
  • Interface with equipment vendors and contractors to troubleshoot and resolve startup issues.
  • Develop and document new PLC control systems from concept to qualification.
  • Understand process control issues and develop control solutions to enhance process with Manufacturing Engineer.
  • Frequent testing, modifying, and sustaining of existing systems.
  • Conducting data analysis and presenting findings in a report.
  • Communicate and support design specialists, process engineers, operation managers and suppliers.
  • Liaise with clients and stakeholders on costs, equipment, and concerns.
  • Inspect control systems, assess technical risks, and implement health and safety regulations.
  • Solve problems involving signal errors, operations, and automation.
  • Apply knowledge of relevant network services.
  • Troubleshoot problems with current PLC control systems.
  • Reverse engineer current systems and programs for performing failure recovery.
  • Maintain configuration control of current PLC source code.
  • Offer controls engineering support to plant operations.
  • Reply to downtime events impacting Production.
  • Troubleshoot control systems wiring and PLC / SCADA logic.

Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or its or equivalent in any discipline.
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.


  • 5 years of experience Control System Engineer role.
  • Experience in working within the Oil & Gas Sector will be considered an important advantage.
  • Prior work experience showing increasing levels of responsibility with a focus on operations in a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment.

Skills and Competencies 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft O365 suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, customer service, and sales skills.
  • The ability to relate technical information to non-technical customers.
  • Excellent technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good knowledge of Project Management skills.

 Remuneration: Between N9.6M and N12M gross per annum depending on experience and qualifications. 

Interested and Qualified candidates should, kindly send their applications with CV to,  using the job title as the subject of the mail not later than December 10, 2023. 

Note: Only Qualified candidates will be contacted.  

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