Oil & Gas Jobs – Environment Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Environment
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
Environment Engineer will work under the supervision of the Senior Environment
Engineer to advise on appropriate engineering solutions to mitigate
environmental impacts of oil and gas activities in order to avoid environmental
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Advise on policies, regulations, standards, strategies, guidelines
    and plans regarding technology required to avoid environment degradation
    and/or pollution from oil and gas activities.
  • Review technical reports to ensure that appropriate designs are
    developed and implemented to avoid environment degradation and/or
  • Advise on pollution control and waste management strategies and plans
  • Participate in inspection and monitoring field operations to ensure
    compliance to environment laws, regulations, standards and guidelines and
    applicable codes of practice.
  • Participate in the development and periodic review of a sectoral
    integrated health, safety and environment management system.
  • Create awareness/ promotion of technology required to meet the
    challenges of environment degradation and/or pollution in the sector.
  • Participate in the preparation, implementation and/or review of
    Environmental Assessments and Risk Assessments.
  • Participate in site Audits and follow-up on identified issues.
  • Participate in  inspection of
    facilities, machinery and equipment to facilitate relevant certification
    and compliance with environment, safety and health legislation, standards
    and guidelines.
  • 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)
    Environment Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in
    Environmental Engineering or Technology or related engineering disciplines
    from an internationally recognized institution.
  • At least three years’ working experience in the oil and gas sector
    operations, with specific responsibility for environment issues.
  • A Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental
    Science, Chemical Engineering or a related degree from an internationally
    recognized University.
  • A qualification in the oil and gas sector from an internationally
    recognized institution;
  • Membership with nationally and internationally recognized
    professional bodies;
  • Experience in pollution control and remedial technology applications
  • Experience in environmental modelling computer applications
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages like Microsoft Word,
    Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access, among others
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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