Daystar Power is a leading off-grid power service provider, offering hybrid power solutions to commercial and industrial businesses in West Africa. Daystar Power’s solutions “Solar-as-a-Service” (100% solar power) and “Power-as-a-Service” (hybrid power solutions with battery storage) provide clean and reliable power while significantly reducing clients’ overall power costs.

Daystar Power counts the region’s leading industrial and commercial companies among its client base. Daystar is active in Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Senegal with a representative office in Cote d’Ivoire.

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Daystar Power Group is looking to engage a competent and experienced Structural Engineer. He or she will work with the Head of Installation and Installation team to design / analyse roofs and structural support systems for solar projects.
  • We are seeking hardworking, motivated, and well-organized individuals with a focus on continuous improvement to exceed expectations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct structural inspection and analysis of commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Identify possible process gaps and manage the structural assessment process improvement.
  • Evaluate structural loads, wind load and wind bearing capacity of various roof types.
  • Provide mentorship and training on structural assessment to project engineers.
  • Prepare foundation designs for solar arrays and related AC/DC equipment.
  • Support project managers in resolving structural loading issues.
  • Prepare calculations and drawings that demonstrate the structural soundness of roofs.
  • Gain working knowledge of PV system components like modules, racks, inverters and Balance of System (BOS).

Working Condition:

  • Approximately 30% of time shall be spent in office environments with the remaining time in the field.

Job Requirements

  • M.Sc. Civil Engineering (Preferred).
  • B.Sc. Civil Engineering.


  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in Civil engineering roles with specialization in roofs.

Language Proficiency:

  • English.

Physical Requirements:

  • The Engineer shall be capable of lifting up to 20kg; stand for an extended period of time; work in outdoor environment.


  • A self-motivated individual that demonstrates a sense of ownership with high level of commitment and the ability to thrive under pressure.
  • Passionate about quality of workmanship.
  • Good communication skills and ability to lead and work well in teams.
  • Discretion in dealing with sensitive information.
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands, passion for renewable energy.PMP Certification is a plus.
  • HSE certification is an advantage.
  • Flexible to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint in particular).


  • A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast-growing company.
  • Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues.
  • Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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