Lead Project Auditor – Mechanical needed at Independent Project Monitoring Company Limited

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Job title : Lead Project Auditor – Mechanical

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : December 15, 2023

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Position Overview:

  • The Mechanical Engineer for Refinery Construction and Infrastructure Audit is responsible for providing technical expertise and oversight related to mechanical systems during the construction phase of a refinery project.
  • Additionally, this role involves conducting comprehensive audits of existing mechanical infrastructure within the refinery to ensure safety, reliability, and compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • The engineer will work closely with the construction team, project managers, and other engineering disciplines to ensure that mechanical systems are designed, installed, and maintained in a manner that meets all operational requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Refinery Construction Phase:

  • Review mechanical design plans and specifications to ensure compliance with engineering standards and applicable codes.
  • Provide technical support during the installation and commissioning of mechanical systems, including equipment, pipelines, pressure vessels, and other related components.
  • Collaborate with the construction team to resolve any mechanical design issues that arise during the construction process.
  • Conduct regular inspections to verify that mechanical installations adhere to safety standards and quality requirements.

Infrastructure Audit:

  • Perform thorough audits of existing mechanical infrastructure within the refinery to identify potential hazards, inefficiencies, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Evaluate the condition and functionality of mechanical equipment, pipelines, storage tanks, and other mechanical components.
  • Identify areas where upgrades or modifications are necessary to ensure compliance with safety standards and to enhance system performance.
  • Develop comprehensive audit reports detailing findings, recommendations, and proposed action plans.

Compliance and Safety:

  • Ensure that all mechanical systems and equipment comply with relevant industry codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Collaborate with the safety department to implement safety protocols for mechanical installations and maintenance activities.
  • Recommend and implement measures to mitigate mechanical hazards and enhance safety within the refinery.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records of mechanical installations, modifications, and audit findings.
  • Generate progress reports, audit reports, and other documentation as required by management and regulatory authorities.

Project Management:

  • Participate in project planning and scheduling related to mechanical aspects of refinery construction and infrastructure audits.
  • Coordinate with project managers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure timely completion of mechanical engineering tasks.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Advanced degrees or certifications are a plus.


  • Previous experience minimum of 15 years’ experience in mechanical engineering within the refinery, petrochemical, or heavy industrial sectors
  • Experience in construction project management, mechanical system design, and infrastructure audits is highly valued.


  • Proficiency in relevant mechanical engineering codes, standards, and regulations (e.g., ASME, API).
  • Familiarity with refinery processes and equipment is beneficial.


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Attention to detail and a strong commitment to safety and compliance.


  • QMS(ISO 9001:2015 Lead auditor), PMP, NSE, COREN are mandatory.
  • Foreign expertise are encouraged to apply

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: adeyemi.oseni@ipmc-ng.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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