Petroleum Authority of Uganda Environment Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Environment 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 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 pollution.
  • 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

    Basic Qualification

  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in
    Environmental Engineering or Technology or related
    engineering disciplines from an internationally recognized institution.


  • A minimum of 3 (three) years’ working experience in the oil and gas sector
    operations, with specific responsibility for environment issues.

    Added Advantage

  • A Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science,Chemical Engineering or a related degree from an internationally recognized
  • 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

    Character and Competencies
  • 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:
  • 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 Environment Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

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