Oil Industry Careers – Petroleum Officer / Pipeline Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Petroleum
Officer / Pipeline Engineer

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Senior Petroleum Officer/ Pipelines and Storage


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 Petroleum Officer / Pipeline Engineer will
report to the Senior Petroleum Officer/ Pipelines and Storage. He/she will be
responsible for reviewing pipeline designs and standards. He/she will be
responsible for supervising the development and operation of pipelines in the


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Provide expert technical support to issues pertinent to
pipelines, treating, and processing and measurement facilities.

Provide primary selection, sizing along with the layout of
projected pipeline facilities. 

Review and advise on engineering designs and diagrams
related to the pipeline.

Define standards and procedures for the relative
engineering area and contribute to software evaluations.

Ensure an adequate standard of technical documentation and
contribute to updating project standards.

Review and advise on maps for pipelines, processing,
dehydration, compression and treating facilities along with meter stations and
various gas facilities.

Evaluate process engineering and hydraulic equipment and
piping systems.

Review project scopes, AFEs, cost estimates and proposals
for the projects, equipment sizing, modifications and related parameters.

Manage specific projects as required inclusive of direct
supervision for constructing activities and management of all contracts.

Supervise project budgets along with schedules.

Supervise repairs and, analyse mitigative actions

Recommend any plant modifications or changes


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Petroleum
Officer / Pipeline Engineer
job placement must hold an honour’s Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology
obtained from an internationally recognised University or institution.

A master’s degree in Pipeline Engineering is desired

An internationally recognized professional qualification
or Membership of an internationally recognized professional body in the
relevant areas is desired

Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations and
guidelines regarding petroleum refining and processing

Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity

Ability to work independently and in a team.

Proven track record of outstanding performance.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.

Track record of training and mentoring others.

Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to work in the field under difficult and stressful
working conditions

Proficiency in the relevant computer packages 


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 individual.


Deadline: 28th August 2020 by 11:59 pm.


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