Oil Careers – Instrumentation Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Instrumentation

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

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 participate 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 Responsibilities: 

  • Undertake 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 compliance.
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets related to production
    systems, processes and operations.
  • Undertake 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 Experience:

  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
    Instrumentation Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    (Hons) in Chemical, Electrical or electronics engineering from an
    internationally recognized University / Institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) relevant working experience gained from a
    reputable organization.
  • Experience in oil and gas operations.
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to translate
    project needs into the design and development of suitable hardware.
  • Must possess excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent analytical and innovative skills.
  • Excellent team player.

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: 20th May 2019 by 11:59 pm.

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