Controls and Instrumentation Engineer Job Careers – Uganda Refinery Holding Company (URHC)

Job Title:       Controls
and Instrumentation Engineer

Organization: Uganda
Refinery Holding Company (URHC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Manager,
Technology & Engineering

About US:

The Uganda Refinery
Holding Company (URHC) is a Private Limited Liability Company incorporated
under the Companies Act (2012). It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Uganda
National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd. The purpose of the URHC is to hold, on behalf
of UNOC, interest in the refinery project planned to be developed in Kabaale,
Hoima District and its associated infrastructure. URHC has also been given the
mandate to develop, operationalize and manage the 29.57 km2 Kabaale petro-based
Industrial Park (KIP).

Job Summary: The
Controls and Instrumentation Engineer will actively participate in the design,
construction and safe operations of the Oil Refinery and support the
development, operationalization and management the Kabaale petro-based
Industrial Park.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead control and instrumentation engineering teams on multiple
    assigned projects in a timely, safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide input to scope and design of assigned projects and identify
    Front-End Engineering & Design (FEED) and implementation deliverables
    necessary for the control and instrumentation scope of the project.
  • Participate in the implementation of instrument detail design on
  • Review instrumentation and control deliverables such as instrument
    datasheets, instrument index, sizing calculations, cause and effect
    diagrams, control narratives, functional checkouts, control system
    architecture, & control panel design.
  • Participate in the selection and specification of process
    instruments and electronic transmitters for pressure, temperature, flow, position,
    composition analyzers, etc.
  • Attend/support Process Hazard Analysis and other process safety
    assessment, evaluation, and design sessions.
  • Provide inputs in the project-driven scoping, specification, and
    configuration of process control (DCS, ESD, valves) and Safety
    Instrumented Systems (SIS), including Fire & Gas systems
  • Reviews and performs technical evaluations on documentation for
    instrumentations and controls requisitions.
  • Prepares instrument & control material take-off.
  • Review construction work packages to ensure quality deliverables are
    available for the Construction group.
  • Participates in the Factory and Site Acceptance Tests for controls
  • Prepare and implement inspection and maintenance schedules of the
    control equipment and instrument installations, in accordance with the
    manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Uganda Refinery Holding Company (URHC)
    Controls and Instrumentation Engineer job must hold an honours bachelor’s
    Degree in Electrical and electronic engineering/applied physics/ chemical
    engineering/computer engineering/mechanical engineering/systems
    engineering or other relevant degree from an accredited institution.
  • Registration with the Uganda Institute of Professional Engineer
    (UIPE) or Engineers Registration Board(U) or the equivalent is an added
  • At least five years of experience in detailed engineering design and
    or maintenance in the refining, petrochemical, or manufacturing industries
    as a Control and Instrumentation Engineer or other relevant industry.
  • Work experience with APC, DCS, PLC and SCADA systems is a must have.
  • Familiar with international codes, standards and recommended
    practices standards like IEEE, IEC, NFPA, ANSI/ISA, API, etc
  • Project management experience within cost and time constrained
  • Good understanding of the relevant health and safety regulations and
    quality standards
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, and be flexible to work
    well under tight schedules in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team

How to Apply:

All candidates
should complete and sign Application Forms, download
, together with certified copies of academic certificates should be
addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. Applications
delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications
must include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents. While
wethank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

General Manager,

Uganda Refinery
Holding Company Ltd,

Plot 15 Yusuf Lule

P.O. Box

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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