Uganda National Oil Electrical Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Uganda National Oil Electrical 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

Design electrical systems including installation of power generation and distribution systems, understanding and evaluating electrical equipment performance while working closely with operations and


  • Lead Electrical Engineering efforts for multiple assigned projects in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner.
  • Identify Front-End Engineering & Design (FEED) and implementation deliverables
    necessary for the electrical scope of the projects.
  • Perform calculations for equipment sizing, cable sizing, lighting, grounding and heat
  • Review and approve electrical equipment specification sheets from the engineering
    contractors prior to procurement of equipment and materials.
  • Prepare electrical load lists, schematic diagrams, single line diagrams, cable schedules
    and MTO using electrical engineering software, such as Smart Plant Electrical.
  • Review construction work packages to ensure quality deliverables are available for the
    Construction group.
  • Participate in the factory acceptance tests for Electrical equipment.
  • Review vendor/contractor’s single line drawings, wiring diagrams, equipment
    specifications (including transformers, MCC, switchgear, substation equipment); power
    plans, conduit plans, cable schedules, system studies and protective relay settings
  • Participate in the design of medium and low voltage power generation and distribution
  • Support the maintenance and operation of plant electrical power generation and
    distribution systems
  • Interface with engineering contractors, refining personnel, electrical vendors,
    contractors, engineers and all relevant team members through all project phases;
  • Prepare and implement inspection and maintenance schedules of the equipment and
    electrical installations in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications
  • Promote the use of alternative energy sources like solar and wind and use of energy
    saving techniques.
  • Interface with UETCL, UEDCL or UMEME, as may be required during project development
    and implementation.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned


  • An honors bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Registration with the Uganda Institute of Professional
    Engineers or Engineers
    Registration Board (U) or the equivalent is an added advantage.
  • A minimum 5 (five) years of post-degree electrical engineering experience in detailed
    engineering design and or maintenance in the refining, petrochemical, manufacturing
    industries or other industry.
  • Familiar with international codes, standards and recommended practices standards
    like ANSI, IEEE, NEC, ISA, NEMA, API, etc as well as area classification techniques as
    per NEC.
  • Good understanding of HSE including the electrical safety codes of practice.
  • Experience with high, medium and low voltage systems.
  • Experience with ETAP, Smart Plant Instrumentation (SPI) or other relevant electrical engineering computer software.
  • Familiar with Uganda’s electricity generation, transmission and distribution regulations.
  • Effective oral and written communications and excellent interpersonal skills with the
    ability to deal effectively with the design team in the resolution of project related
  • 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 Electrical Engineer Jobs in Uganda

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