Mechanical Engineer Jobs – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Mechanical
Engineer
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
General Manager, Uganda Refinery Holding Company Ltd.
About US:
The Uganda National Oil
Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated under the
Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the
Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is; “To handle the State’s
Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”
Job Summary: The
Mechanical Engineer will play a key role of supporting the Uganda Refinery
Holdings Company’s mandate of designing, constructing and safely operating
Uganda’s first crude oil refinery. This will include taking a lead role in
proactive design reviews, execution of project work packages, understanding and
evaluating plant performance when working closely with Operations and
Maintenance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Support
the process of defining deliverables to meet project requirements by ensuring
that technical alternatives are proposed and evaluated.
·        
Ensure
that engineering design and work packages are structured properly and maintained
for effective execution.
·        
Participate
in PHA (HAZOP) and LOPA analysis.
·        
Review
and approve mechanical equipment vendor technical proposals, drawings,
operating and maintenance manuals, and attend FAT/shop tests, as needed.
·        
Review
and approval of engineering contractor’s design drawings and documents
including: mechanical design and data sheets, plant operating manuals and
standards etc.
·        
Responsible
for assisting the Project Engineer in planning, scheduling, cost estimating and
coordinating technical aspects of projects
·        
Develop
purchase specifications for engineered mechanical equipment that ensures the
equipment meets company and industry standards and manage the technical
requirements for procuring the equipment
·        
Ensure
timely and effective fabrication, construction, installation and commissioning
of all mechanical equipment involved in the project.
·        
Provide
engineering support for routine daily operation of process units within the
refinery. Support requires collaboration and interpersonal skills necessary to
work with operations, maintenance, and technical functions.
·        
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) Mechanical
Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in
Mechanical/Industrial Engineering.
·        
At least
five years of experience as a mechanical engineer in a Refinery, Petrochemical,
Chemical or Bioprocess context.
·        
Previous
experience in Project Management is added advantage.
·        
Experience
with industry standards such as API, ASME, ASTM.
·        
Demonstrated
ability to read and understand engineering manuals and codes, perform
engineering calculations including, but not limited to pipe thickness and
stress calculations, pressure vessel design, thickness calculations and read
P&ID’s, plot plans, piping, and structural drawings.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
here
, together with certified copies of academic certificates addressed
and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. The applications should be
delivered through registered mail and courier will also be received.
Applications must include a cover letter, application form and supporting
documents.
Address to:
Chief Executive
Officer,
Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,
Room C406, 4th Floor
Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 17th August 2018 by 17:00 Hrs
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