Petroleum Authority of Uganda Process Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Process Engineer - Jobs in Uganda


Background

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

  • Process Engineer

    Job Summary

    The Process Engineer will follow up and participate in the monitoring and regulation of
    process engineering aspects of oil and gas processing facilities including the assessment
    of designs, optimizations, installation and maintenance, daily operations and
    decommissioning.

    He/she will report to the Senior Operations Engineer.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the review of proposals /applications submitted by production licensees on upstream processing systems and technologies to ensure their suitability and compliance.
  • Undertake field monitoring and reporting on the installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of processing systems to ensure compliance with Ugandan legal framework, standards, procedures, international practice and
    industry codes.
  • Support the review of process aspects of Field Development Plans, Front - End Engineering and Design, Detailed Engineering and any other technical proposals concerning processing of petroleum.
  • Utilise process simulation software to analyse and review process designs of the upstream processing facilities.
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets relating to production systems, processes and operations to ensure technical and cost efficiency.
  • Evaluate technical studies relating to petroleum processing operations including design engineering and analysis for custom equipment (revisions, retrofits, ground-up designs), Process Flow Diagrams, Material Balances, process equipment data sheets, process instrument data sheets, pressure safety valves and relief systems.
  • Support the evaluation of
    process safety requirements and advise on process
    risks.
  • Support the maintenance of a database on aspects relating to process equipment.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Working Experience

    Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Chemical or Process engineering or Industrial Chemistry
    from an internationally recognized University/ institution.

    Experience

  • Three (3) years relevant working experience.

    Added Advantage

  • A Master’s degree in Process or Chemical engineering from an internationally recognized University.
  • Membership in relevant professional organisation.

    Character and Competencies
  • Innovative and with proven high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse process diagrams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using of relevant process simulation software.
  • Excellent analytical/critical thinking 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 recruitment@pau.go.ug 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 Process Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

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