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

Job Title:     Facilities
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Drilling
and Completions Manager
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 Facilities Engineer will be responsible for supporting engineering operations
of plants and surface production facilities, including troubleshooting, process
modelling, performance monitoring, and identification of improvement
opportunities (production, safety, efficiency).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide engineering assistance to operations of plants and surface
    production facilities including troubleshooting of process operating
    problems, conducting special tests, developing reports and reporting of
    production status.
  • Evaluate and implement process improvements to increase production
    capacity, improve operation efficiency and reliability of surface
  • Assist in the estimation, tracking and forecasting of budgets for
    OPEX and CAPEX for facilities and plants.
  • Participate in initiatives to enhance facilities’ safety, upgrade
    environmental safeguards, and ensure the overall optimization of process
  • Evaluate partners’ facilities’ engineering proposals and participate
    in meetings with partners and Authorities, if required.
  • Assist in matters of evaluation, selection and coordination of
    vendors supplying services, materials, equipment and other needs for
    operation of surface facilities and plants.
  • Provide guidance for process design and development of key
    deliverables for surface facilities such as; PFD, P&IDs, Control
    Narratives, and Equipment/Valve/Pipe Sizing Calculations.
  • Support the creation and interpretation of Company engineering and
    facilities’ standards. Educate engineering and operations teams on how
    these standards apply to upstream oil and gas facility design,
    engineering, and operation.
  • Support and maintain facilities performance reporting and facilities
    Project KPIs. Effectively communicate project tracking and reporting as
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) Facilities
    Engineer job placement must hold a BSc (Hons) in Structural, Mechanical,
    Manufacturing, Chemical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering.
  • Master’s degree in Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering or any
    other relevant master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant experience in Oil & Gas
    industry preferably in facilities/process management and maintenance.
  • Extensive knowledge of process facilities, pipelines, surface
    equipment design and operations, MOCs, HAZOPs and PSSR/commissioning
  • Expertise in Process Thermodynamic Simulation Software such as;
    ProMAX and Aspen HYSYS and Hydraulic Simulation Software such as; PipeSIM,
    PipePHASE, Aspen Flare Net.
  • Expertise in project management principles especially project cost
    management, time management, scope management and procurement management
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
, 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
Address to:
Chief Executive
Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,
Plot 15, Yusuf Lule
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 22nd March 2019 by 5:00pm
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