Uganda National Oil Controls and Instrumentation Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Uganda National Oil Controls and Instrumentation Engineer Jobs in Uganda

The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd was established under the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act and the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion,
Transmission and Midstream storage) Act, both of 2013 and incorporated under the
Companies’ Act, 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of

Participate in the design, construction and safe operations of the Oil Refinery and support the development, ope-rationalization and
management the Kabaale petro-based Industrial Park.


  • Lead control and instrumentation engineering teams on multiple assigned projects in a timely, safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide input to scope and design of assigned projects and identify Front-End
    Engineering & Design (FEED) and implementation deliverable necessary for the control
    and instrumentation scope of the project.
  • Participate in the implementation of instrument detail design on P&IDs.
  • Review instrumentation and control deliverable such as instrument datasheets,
    instrument index, sizing calculations, cause and effect diagrams, control narratives,
    functional checkouts, control system architecture, & control panel design.
  • Participate in the selection and specification of process instruments and electronic transmitters for pressure, temperature, flow, position, composition analyzers, etc.
  • Attend/support Process Hazard Analysis and other process safety assessment,
    evaluation, and design sessions.
  • Provide inputs in the project-driven scoping, specification, and configuration of process control (DCS, ESD, valves) and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), including Fire & Gas systems
  • Reviews and performs technical evaluations on documentation for instrumentation and
    controls requisitions.
  • Prepares instrument & control material take-off.
  • Review construction work packages to ensure quality deliverable are available for the
    Construction group.
  • Participates in the Factory and Site Acceptance Tests for controls equipment.
  • Prepare and implement inspection and maintenance schedules of the control equipment
    and instrument installations, in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.


  • An honors bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and electronic engineering/applied physics/
    chemical engineering/computer engineering/mechanical engineering/systems
    engineering or other relevant
    degree from an accredited institution.
  • Registration with the Uganda Institute of Professional Engineer (UIPE) or Engineers
    Registration Board(U) or the equivalent is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 (five) years of experience in detailed engineering design and or
    maintenance in the refining, petrochemical, or manufacturing industries as a Control
    and Instrumentation Engineer or other relevant industry.
  • Work experience with APC, DCS, PLC and SCADA systems is a must have.
  • Familiar with international codes, standards and recommended practices standards
    like IEEE, IEC, NFPA, ANSI/ISA, API, etc
  • Project management experience within cost and time constrained environments
  • Good understanding of the relevant health and safety regulations and quality standards
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, and be flexible to work well under tight
    schedules in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team environment

    How to Apply

    Completed and signed Application Forms together with certified copies of academic
    certificates should be addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below by
    17:00 hours (5:00pm EAT) not later than Friday 12th July 2019.

    Applications delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications must
    include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents.

    While we thank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any
    form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

    UNOC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from the Albertine Graben are
    encouraged to apply.

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Oil Controls and Instrumentation Engineer Jobs in Uganda

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