Oil & Gas Jobs – Petroleum Officer / Refining Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Petroleum
Officer / Refining Engineer

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Senior Petroleum Officer Refining Gas conversion


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 Petroleum Officer / Refining Engineer will
report to the Senior Petroleum Officer Refining Gas conversion. He/she will be
responsible for reviewing refinery designs and standards. He/she will be
responsible for supervising the development and operation of refineries in the


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Plan the refinery procedure to ensure the maximum output

Ensure the smoothness of all the processes related to

Supervise the maintenance and repair works in the

Supervising staff of the quality control department.

Formulate quality control standards.

Record all the quality test results and presenting them
before management

Regularly monitor the production and machinery to ensure

Work as a trouble shooter in the times of emergency or
technical snags in the refinery.

Supervise the layout of the refinery properly by keeping
all the factors in mind.

Make on-site visits frequently as and when needed.

Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Petroleum
Officer / Refining Engineer
job placement must hold an Honours Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology
obtained from an internationally recognized University or institution.

Master’s Degree in Chemical or Refinery Engineering is

An internationally recognized professional qualification
or membership of an internationally recognized professional body in the
relevant areas.

Good knowledge of the policies, laws, regulations, and
guidelines regarding petroleum refining and processing.

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.

Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.

Track record of training and mentoring others.

Possesses excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work in the field under difficult and stressful
working conditions

Proficiency in the relevant computer packages


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: 28th August 2020 by 11:59 pm.


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