Oil Industry Jobs – Instrumentation Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Instrumentation Engineer
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Operations Engineer
About US:
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 PAU’s mandate 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.
Job Summary: The
Instrumentation Engineer will be responsible for following up and participating
in the monitoring and regulation of production and metering systems and
operations. He/she will be closely involved in monitoring of the design,
development, installation and maintenance of the systems and devices which will
be used to control, monitor and regulate petroleum production.
Key Duties and
  • Conduct field monitoring of production
    systems, processes and operations to ensure compliance with international
    standards and Ugandan regulatory requirements.
  • Support the review and evaluation of
    licensee proposals/applications for approval of the various components of
    production systems, and operations and advise on the suitability to aid
    regulatory decision making.
  • Review licensee proposals for metering
    designs and configurations to ensure technical suitability and regulatory
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets
    related to production systems, processes and operations.
  • Conduct periodic evaluation of licensee
    instrumentation and control systems to ensure compliance and advise on the
    suitable upgrades.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority
    of Uganda (PAU) Instrumentation Engineer job placement must hold a
    Master’s degree in Chemical, Electrical or electronics engineering from an
    internationally recognized institution.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical,
    Electrical or electronics engineering from an internationally recognized
  • Previous experience in oil and gas
    operations is desired
  • Membership to relevant professional
  • Excellent communication skills, including
    the ability to translate project needs into the design and development of
    suitable hardware
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and an
    ability to think outside the box are essential
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
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Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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