Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Drilling and Completions Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Drilling and Completions 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

  • Completions Engineer

    Job Summary

    The Completions Engineer will follow up and participate in the daily monitoring and
    regulation of licensees on aspects of completions, re-completions and workover operations.

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

    He/she will also be involved in reviewing well proposals, drilling plans and other such technical documentation submitted by the production licensees to ensure compliance with the relevant laws, regulations, Production Sharing Agreements and best petroleum industry practice.

    He/she will report to the Senior Operations Engineer.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the evaluation of well proposals and drilling plans with specific focus on
    well completions.
  • Support the evaluation of well abandonment proposals.
  • Undertake wellsite operations monitoring especially well completions and work
    over operations to ensure compliance.
  • Review completions aspects in submissions made by licensees including
  • Field Development Plans and other technical documentation and advise the Authority to support regulatory decision making.
  • Support the review of licensee work programs and budgets related to completions & work over operations.
  • Ensure timely submission of well testing data by development and production
  • Evaluate technical studies relating to well maintenance operations and other proposals for
    optimizing well performance.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and working Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree (Hons) in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an
    internationally recognized institution.


  • Three (3) years working experience relevant experience in oil industry drilling and
    completions operations.

    Added Advantage

  • A Master's degree in Petroleum Engineering from an internationally recognized University / institution
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.

    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 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 Senior Drilling and Completions Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

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