Petroleum Authority of Uganda Civil Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Civil Engineer - Jobs in Uganda


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 mandate of the PAU 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.

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right
personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.

Job Title

  • Civil Engineer

    Job Summary

    The Civil Engineer will report to the Senior Operations Engineer and will be responsible for participating in the planning, daily monitoring and regulation of upstream civil works/construction operations.

    He/she will be involved in reviewing proposals, designs and other submissions relating to civil works by production licensees to ensure efficiency and compliance with the relevant laws, regulations,
    standards and best petroleum industry practices.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the assessment of licensee applications and proposals on civil engineering aspects of facilities and infrastructure including construction, operations, decommissioning and restoration.
  • Undertake site monitoring and regulation of construction and maintenance operations as well as feasibility studies of upstream facilities civil works to ensure adherence and compliance.
  • Review civil and structural related submissions made by licensees including at different project stages including Front End Engineering Designs, Detailed Engineering designs, commissioning and operations.
  • Assist in the review of licensee work programs and budgets relating to civil engineering aspects to ensure technical and cost efficiency.
  • Undertake review of technical studies relating to civil and construction engineering.
  • Support updating of the database on all aspects relating
    to civil infrastructure development.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Working Experience


  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Civil or Structural Engineering from an internationally recognized University / institution.


  • Three (3) years working experience in the construction sector.

    Added Advantage

  • Master’s degree in Civil or Structural
  • Engineering from an internationally
    recognized institution.
  • Membership to relevant professional bodies.

    Character and Competencies
  • Innovative and with proven high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in use of relevant industry computer packages.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proven record of outstanding performance

    How to Apply:
  • PAU will ONLY consider online applications submitted through her website.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th March 2019
  • Only online applications will be considered.
  • Applications submitted by e-mail will not be accepted
  • 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
  • Please forward any enquires regarding this advert to or call
    telephone number 0414231924.
  • PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any applicant for employment in its Service
  • For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Civil Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

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