Instrumentation Engineer Job Opportunities – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Instrumentation Engineer
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
Instrumentation Engineer will report to the Senior operations Engineer and will
be responsible for following up and participate in the monitoring and
regulation of production and metering systems and operations. He/she will be
closely involved in monitoring of the design, development, installation and
maintenance of the systems and devices which will be used to control, monitor
and regulate petroleum production.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Undertake field monitoring of production systems, processes and          operations to ensure compliance
    with international standards and Ugandan regulatory  requirements.
  • Support the review and evaluation of          licensee
    proposals/applications for approval of the various components of           production systems, and
    operations and advise on the suitability to aid regulatory decision
  • Review licensee proposals for metering designs and configurations to
    ensure technical suitability and regulatory compliance.
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets related to production
    systems, processes and operations.
  • Undertake periodic evaluation of licensee instrumentation and
    control systems to ensure compliance and advise on the suitable upgrades.
  • 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)
    Instrumentation Engineer job placement must hold a master’s degree in
    chemical, Electrical or electronics engineering from an internationally
    recognized University / institution.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Chemical, Electrical or electronics
    engineering from an internationally recognized University / institution.
  • At least three years’ experience in monitoring oil and gas
    production operations in a reputable organization
  • Experience in oil and gas operations is desired
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, including the ability to
    translate project needs into the design and development of suitable
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent analytical and innovative skills.
  • Excellent team player.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
Click Here (Register) -> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be considered.
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the
    required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level
    and O-level certificates and PLE results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and
    background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment
    into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not
    more than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based
    on satisfactory performance of the individual.
Deadline: 15th January 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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