Cost and Design Engineer Trainee opportunity in Nigeria

 Lopterra Services Limited - Our client stands out as one of the most competitive renewable energy and power systems firms in Nigeria. By working with this esteemed organization, you will encounter a diverse range of learning experiences and challenges that will foster your professional development. and becoming part of a passionate community of professionals dedicated to transforming the way the world is powered.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cost and Design Engineer (Trainee)

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Industry: Health Insurance, Pension and HMO

Job Description

  • Our client is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Cost & Design Engineer Trainee to join their dynamic team. This entry-level position offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the design, costing, and implementation of renewable energy projects. The selected candidate will receive comprehensive training and mentorship to develop the skills necessary for a successful career in renewable energy engineering.


  • Assist in Solar System Design: Collaborate with senior engineers to design renewable energy systems for residential, commercial, and industrial projects. Utilise CAD software to create system layouts, electrical diagrams, and structural designs.
  • Cost Estimation: Assist in preparing accurate cost estimates and proposals for clients by analysing project specifications, materials, labour requirements, and other factors.
  • Project Coordination: Work closely with cross-functional teams, project managers to develop innovative solutions, schedules, budgets, resource planning to ensure compliance with industry standards, project requirements and the successful execution of projects. You’ll coordinate with suppliers, subcontractors, and other stakeholders to procure materials and resources as needed.
  • Technical Support: Assist with providing technical support to sales and customer service teams by answering inquiries, addressing technical issues, and offering solutions related to renewable energy systems.
  • Research and Development: Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in renewable energy design and engineering. Contribute to research and development initiatives aimed at improving system efficiency, performance, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Support in preparing technical documents including reports, presentation and documentation for internal stakeholders and maintaining accurate documentation of project specifications, design drawings, cost estimates, and other relevant information.


  • Minimum of 2.2 in ND / HND / Bachelor's Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Physics.
  • 0 - 1 year work experience.
  • Strong interest in renewable energy and sustainability.
  • Working knowledge in computer-aided design (CAD) software (e.g AutoCAD) is an added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

N70,000 Gross

Application Closing Date
3rd April, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online