Dangote Refinery to recruit young engineering graduates


As expected when it commences full operation it will avail teeming young Nigerian graduates an employment opportunity, Dangote Refinery, one of the world’s largest oil and gas production hub has announced the recruitment of graduates from the country’s institutions, including polytechnics.

The category of graduates will be below the age of 30 who must have graduated with either First Class or Second Class Upper Division (2:1) will be qualified for jobs in the refinery.

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“In line with the critical phase of the Refinery Project and the need to source for the best talents, our Management intends to recruit graduate engineers across the nation,” the management stated in a letter, December 10, 2021.

“These talented and brilliant engineering graduates will be less than thirty (30) years of age with either First Class or Second Class Upper Division (2:1) as part of our growing vision,” the management stated.

The disciplines required include chemical, mechanical, electrical, and electrical/electronics engineering from “notable” higher institutions.

“We are seizing this opportunity to request you to send us a list of your fresh graduates from 2019, 2020, and 2021 sets in the listed specializations for testing and recruitment,” the firm added.

Anthony Chiejina, the Dangote Group’s spokesperson, said 25 universities and the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) have been duly notified of the recruitment.

“It’s an ongoing process for the refinery. The graduates have to go through five stages of our aptitude tests, once they’re able to scale through, we’ll now send them abroad for training,” Mr Chiejina added.


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