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2024 Entry-Level Engineering Trainee Programme by First Independent Power Limited (FIPL) for Nigerians

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Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 FIPL Entry-Level Engineering Trainee Programme. First Independent Power Limited (FIPL), a subsidiary of Sahara Power Group, is a privately owned company engaged in power generation in Nigeria, situated in Rivers State. Our overarching vision is to be the preferred energy provider wherever energy is consumed. We aspire to become the largest and most reliable power generation company in the south-south region of Nigeria, making significant contributions to the national power grid.

Central to our operations is an unparalleled engineering expertise that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. We are offering opportunities for dynamic and talented young engineers to join our team, contributing to the progressive realization of our business vision.

FIPL’s Entry-Level Engineering Program is designed to attract young engineers who have recently graduated from university, falling between the ages of 21 and 27. We seek individuals who are enthusiastic and dedicated to ensuring the continual achievement of our business objectives.


  • Bachelor’s or HND in Engineering with a minimum classification of 2nd Class Upper Division/Upper Credit.
  • Maximum of 2-year post-NYSC experience.
  • Maximum age: 27 years old by December 2024.
  • Completion of the NYSC is a prerequisite for applicants.


  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites
  • Familiarity with CAD packages and Engineering Software (e.g., MATLAB)
  • Fundamental understanding of Project Management
  • Skill in addressing challenges and critical thinking
  • Effective Communication skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Understanding and commitment to occupational health and safety.
  • Technical Report writing proficiency

Personality Traits:

  • Assertiveness
  • Team player
  • Enthusiasm, Commitment, and Motivation
  • Resourcefulness

Working Relationships:

  • Collaboration with Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Interaction with Contractors
  • Relationship management with Suppliers
  • Coordination with other Sahara Group Companies and Corporate Functions

Application Procedure:

For further details,

Application Deadline: January 30, 2024.

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