Junior Instrumentation Engineer at Dangote – March 2024

March 5, 2024
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Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Junior Instrumentation Engineer to join our team at Dangote Cement. As a Junior Instrumentation Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the design, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of instrument control systems in our upcoming projects.

As a Junior Instrumentation Engineer, you will have the chance to make valuable contributions to these thrilling projects while collaborating with a team of skilled professionals. This position necessitates a strong grasp of instrument control system principles, exceptional problem-solving abilities, and a dedication to the successful execution of projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform all work order maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibration of plant equipment as directed.
  • Troubleshoot, Inspect, test, maintain, repair, clean, and calibrate instrumentation and solid state and microprocessor-based control equipment including plant communications, equipment, programmable controllers, distributive control systems, generator excitation equipment, battery chargers, and semi-conductor devices.
  • Repair or replace control devices such as switches, photo eyes, proximity sensors, pushbuttons, contractors, motor starters, transmitters, etc. as needed.
  • Install control and measurement instruments on existing or new plant equipment.
  • Use wide range of test equipment, including recorders, computers, control and tuning modules, PC based software analyzer programs, oscilloscopes, data analyzers, logistic test equipment, analogue and digital multi-meters, meggars and other test equipment, while performing tests to identify problems and to maintain and calibrate equipment to performance standards.
  • Make regular inspection rounds of plant instrumentation, and control equipment
  • Assist in developing detailed preventive and predictive maintenance procedures for plant instrumentations and control equipment
  • Install, build, or modify plant instrument, and control equipment as directed by the Instrumentation Engineer or section Head
  • Troubleshooting, repair and minor programming of various PLC control systems, frequently drives and other electrical equipment
  • Participate in plant safety, health and environmental programs and observe safety in accordance with government and company standards
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Section Head/ Engineers from time to time.


    • Bachelor’s degree of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience.
    • Good knowledge in the use and maintenance of instrumentation equipment.
    • Strong leadership and people management skills.
    • Commitment to implemented safety and environment regulations
    • Good data gathering and analysis skills.
    • Baseline problem analysis and solving skills.
    • Creativity and an ability to think out of the box.


  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development