Oil Jobs – Petroleum Officer / Pipeline Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established
under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act
2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was
approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration,
development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion,
transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that
petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant
laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best
practice for the petroleum industry.
Job Summary: The Petroleum
Officer / Pipeline Engineer will be responsible for reviewing pipeline designs
and standards. He / she will be responsible for supervising the development and
operation of pipelines in the country.
Key Duties and
  • Offer expertise technical support to
    issues pertinent to pipelines, treating, processing and measurement
  • Provide primary selection, sizing along
    with layout of projected pipeline facilities.
  • Review and advise on engineering designs
    and diagrams related to pipeline.
  • Define standards and procedures for the
    relative engineering area and contribute to software evaluations.
  • Ensure an adequate standard of technical
    documentation and contribute in updating project standards.
  • Review and advise on maps for pipelines,
    processing, dehydration, compression and treating facilities along with
    meter stations and various gas facilities.
  • Evaluate process engineering and hydraulic
    of equipment and piping systems.
  • Review project scopes, AFEs, cost
    estimates and proposals for the projects, equipment sizing, modifications
    and related parameters.
  • Manage specific projects as required
    inclusive of direct supervision for constructing activities and management
    of all contracts.
  • Supervise project budgets along with
  • Supervise repairs and, analyse mitigative
    actions effectiveness.
  • Recommend any plant modifications or
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority
    of Uganda (PAU) Petroleum Officer / Pipeline Engineer job placement must
    hold an honours Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology from an
    internationally recognised University/Institution.
  • A master’s degree in Pipeline Engineering
    from an internationally recognized University/Institution.
  • Relevant working experience in the Oil and
    gas sector, in a busy and well-organized institution.
  • The person should have excellent technical
    knowledge regarding optical engineering.
  • Excellent communication and management skills.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills.
  • He or she should be able to work in the
    difficult and stressful working conditions as well.
  • Should have the physical fitness which is
    necessary in certain engineering jobs.
  • An internationally recognized professional
    qualification or membership with an internationally recognized
    professional body
  • Good knowledge of the policies, laws,
    regulations and guidelines regarding petroleum refining and processing
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of
  • Ability to work independently and in a
  • Proven track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Possess good administrative and
    negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer
  • Ability to work in difficult environments
    under pressure.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
(Register) -> Proceed to Application
Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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