Petroleum Authority of Uganda Drilling Engineer Jobs

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Drilling Engineer Jobs

Drilling Engineer

Job Summary

The Drilling Engineer will report to the Senior Operations Engineer and will follow up
and participate in the daily monitoring and regulation of drilling, completion and work
over operations.

He/she will be closely involved in development & production planning & operations by production licensees.

He/she will also be involved in
reviewing proposals, data, samples and any other submissions made by the production licensees to ensure compliance with the relevant laws, regulations,Production Sharing Agreements and best petroleum industry practices.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the evaluation of licensee applications/proposals on drilling and
    completions (directional drilling, casing & string design, completions, fluids &
    cementing, reservoir simulation technology, sand control etc.).
  • Undertake wellsite monitoring of drilling, completion and work over operations
    to ensure compliance to the various aspects of Uganda’s regulatory
  • Review drilling and completions aspects in submissions made by licensees including Field Development Plans and operations and other technical meetings to identify salient issues and advise the Authority to support
    regulatory decision making.
  • Support the review of licensee work programs and budgets related to drilling,
    completions & work over operations.
  • Ensure timely submission of drilling and well testing data by development and
    production licensees.
  • Evaluate and advise on licensee proposals for well maintenance operations
    and other proposals for optimising well performance.
  • Evaluate licensee well proposals and drilling programmes.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and working Experience

  • A Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from an internationally
    recognized University / Institution.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Chemical, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical
    Engineering, or related discipline from an internationally recognized institution.

  • A minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in well site and or production

    Added Advantage
  • Experience in well site and / or production operations
  • Membership with a relevant
    professional body.

    Character and Competencies
  • 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.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and software.

    How to Apply:
  • PAU will Only consider online applications submitted through the PAU website.
    Interested persons are invited to visit the PAU website: and follow the
    link to “OPPORTUNITIES-CAREERS-VACANCIES” to view details and apply for the
    available opportunities.
  • All applications should reach the PAU’s website by Tuesday
    15th January, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Drilling Engineer Jobs

  • Only online applications will be considered.
  • 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.
  • “PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any
    applicant for employment in its Service”
  • Executive Director
  • Petroleum Authority of Uganda

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