Electrical Instrumentation Control Telecom Security Lead Engineer

Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Job Reference 1195896

Location Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Industry Oil & Gas - Pipeline

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added October 17, 2023

Dear all,  
Airswift is currently looking for an Electrical Instrumentation Control Telecom Security (EITS) Lead Engineer, for one of our largest projects in Tanzania. This position has a Monday-Friday schedule. The length is a 12-month contract with the possibility of an extension. We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference in our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client’s requirements.  


Job Description 


The EITS Lead Engineer will be responsible for r coordinating and leading the field engineering of EITS systems and the corresponding contractors' activities. It includes responsibility over:  


  • Monitoring and Controlling the performance of the Contractors EITS related activities work against the worktime schedule ensuring schedule critical activities and purchase receives the required attention; avoiding knock-on effect on interfacing construction contracts  

  • Attend the Factory Acceptance Test of all the EITS equipment pursued by the Integrated System Tests (iFAT), supervision of the EITS technical building fabrication and outfitting work (96 technical buildings, 73 HV/LV transformers, and associated HV/LV switchgear, 23 Telecom and security systems). 

  • Site installation by Construction Contractors of EITS systems equipment/building, hook-up, and pre-commissioning of all the EITS equipment, overseeing EPCm for the commissioning of EITS systems, and demonstration of the performance and availability of EITS systems. 




  • Support monitor and verify the contractor’s progress on EITS systems, and, in particular EITS Contractor in coordination with EITS Package Manager. 

  • Monitor and approve deliverables generated by the EITS Contractor against the Master Document Register  

  • Liaise with all concerned contractual and technical specialists involved in the contractual or technical development/management of the EITS contract. Coordinating and interfacing with other Project development entities (Engineering, Operations, HSEQ, E&S team, and Commercial and legal groups).  

  • Timely report to the Package Managers, assisting them, as required. Participate in meetings with partners, authorities, and other stakeholders as required. Reviewing and recommending EITS organization arrangements as the project develops.  

  • Oversee all engineering works to ensure continuity across packages. The detailed design phase will focus on the optimization of the design and ensure the HSE impacts are managed to minimize risk 

  • Identify project risks and implement agreed mitigation measures as required  

  •  Engage in cost reduction initiatives striving to optimize costs and achieve value at every opportunity  

  • Provide guidance and input into Contractor strategies/procedures concerning the EITS for the design, procurement, fabrication, testing, installation, hook-up, and commissioning 

  • To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behavior about H3SE and H3SE rules implementation  

  • To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behavior about Ethics and project “code of conduct” policy  

  • To build on and account for previous project experiences (REX+) and to gather ‘lessons learned’ 



  • Degree: B.Eng. (or equivalent formal qualification) in a recognized Engineering discipline, registered engineer, or licensed professional engineer  

  • Detailed understanding and knowledge of EITS systems, including experience to specify and select  

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment. Good interpersonal and communication skills.  

  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing).  

  • Competency within industry applications such as Assure, OMIE, Aconex, PowerBI, PRISM, SharePoint, P6, MS Project, Adobe, MS Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio  

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of interface management within complex projects 

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Risk Management, Controls, and implementation of mitigation strategies.  

  • Experience working within Engineering, Procurement, and Construction delivery of similar facilities/areas  

  • Experienced in developing, building, motivating & managing an effective team to support Project Delivery 




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