Oil Jobs – Completions Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Completions
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 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 Duties 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 licensees.
  • 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 Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
    Completions Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in
    Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an internationally recognized
  • A minimum of three (3) years working experience relevant experience
    in oil industry drilling and completions operations.
  • A Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from an internationally
    recognized University / institution
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • 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:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
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-> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be
  • 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.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a
    probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent
    confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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