Uganda National Oil Facilities Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Uganda National Oil Facilities 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

The overall function of UNOC is to handle the State’s commercial interests in the Oil
and Gas industry and ensure that the resource is exploited in a sustainable manner.

UNOC now invites applications from persons interested to develop their career with a
dynamic results-oriented Company to occupy the following position:

Job Title:

  • Facilities Engineer
    Reports to:
  • Drilling and Completions Manager
    Job Purpose:
  • Responsible for supporting engineering operations of plants and surface production facilities, including troubleshooting, process
    modelling, performance monitoring, and identification of improvement opportunities (production, safety, efficiency).

    Essential Duties;
  • Provide engineering assistance to operations of plants and surface production facilities including troubleshooting of process operating problems, conducting special tests,
    developing reports and reporting of production status.
  • Evaluate and implement process improvements to increase production capacity, improve operation efficiency and reliability of surface facilities.
  • Assist in the estimation, tracking and forecasting of budgets for OPEX and CAPEX for
    facilities and plants.
  • Participate in initiatives to enhance facilities’ safety, upgrade environmental safeguards, and ensure the overall optimization of process operation.
  • Evaluate partners’ facilities’ engineering proposals and participate in meetings with
    partners and Authorities, if required.
  • Assist in matters of evaluation, selection and coordination of vendors supplying services,
    materials, equipment and other needs for operation of surface facilities and plants.
  • Provide guidance for process design and development of key deliverables for surface
    facilities such as; PFD, P&IDs, Control Narratives, and Equipment/Valve/Pipe Sizing
  • Support the creation and interpretation of Company engineering and facilities’ standards.
  • Educate engineering and operations teams on how these standards apply to upstream oil
    and gas facility design, engineering, and operation.
  • Support and maintain facilities performance
    reporting and facilities Project KPIs.
  • Effectively communicate project tracking and reporting as needed.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications and attributes;
  • BSc (Hons) in Structural, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical, Electrical, or Civil
  • Master’s degree in Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering or any other relevant
    master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in Oil & Gas industry preferably in
    facilities/process management and maintenance.
  • Extensive knowledge of process facilities, pipelines, surface equipment design and
    operations, MOCs, HAZOPs and PSSR/commissioning process.
  • Expertise in Process Thermodynamic Simulation Software such as; ProMAX and Aspen
    HYSYSand Hydraulic Simulation Software such as; PipeSIM, PipePHASE, Aspen Flare Net.
  • Expertise in project management principles especially project cost management, time
    management, scope management and procurement management

    How to Apply

    Application procedure:

  • 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, 22nd March 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.
  • The Job Details and Application Form can be downloaded from Careers at
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Oil Facilities Engineer Jobs in Uganda

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