Oil & Gas Careers – Process Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Process
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 Process Engineer will follow up and
participate in the monitoring and regulation of process engineering aspects of
oil and gas processing facilities including the assessment of designs,
optimizations, installation and maintenance, daily operations and
decommissioning. He/she will report to the Senior Operations Engineer.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in the review of proposals /applications
    submitted by production licensees on upstream processing systems and
    technologies to ensure their suitability and compliance.
  • Undertake field monitoring and reporting on the installation,
    commissioning, operation and maintenance of processing systems to ensure
    compliance with Ugandan legal framework, standards, procedures,
    international practice and industry codes.
  • Support the review of process aspects of Field Development Plans,
    Front – End Engineering and Design, Detailed Engineering and any other
    technical proposals concerning processing of petroleum.
  • Utilise process simulation software to analyse and review process
    designs of the upstream processing facilities.
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets relating to production
    systems, processes and operations to ensure technical and cost efficiency.
  • Evaluate technical studies relating to petroleum processing
    operations including design engineering and analysis for custom equipment
    (revisions, retrofits, ground-up designs), Process Flow Diagrams, Material
    Balances, process equipment data sheets, process instrument data sheets,
    pressure safety valves and relief systems.
  • Support the evaluation of process safety requirements and advise on
    process risks.
  • Support the maintenance of a database on aspects relating to process
  • 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) Process
    Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Chemical or
    Process engineering or Industrial Chemistry from an internationally
    recognized University/ institution.
  • At least three (3) years relevant working experience.
  • A Master’s degree in Process or Chemical engineering from an
    internationally recognized University.
  • Membership in relevant professional organisation.
  • Innovative and with proven high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse process diagrams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using of relevant process simulation software.
  • Excellent analytical/critical thinking skills
  • Proven record of outstanding performance.
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
  • 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
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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