Oil Jobs – Instrument Supervisor – Sinopec (Uganda)

Job Title:  Instrument Supervisor

Organisation: Sinopec (Uganda)

Duty Station:  Tilenga Project Site(s), Uganda


About US:

Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corporation (Sinopec Service) is a fully owned subsidiary of Sinopec Group, which ranks No. 2 in Global Fortune 500 in 2020. Sinopec Service is engaged in the provision of all project phases service for various sectors, including oil & gas, power, buildings, roads and bridges etc. We are looking for Construction and Project support personnel.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Support the Oilfield Gathering Pipeline and WellPad Area Superintendent on site ensuring that the Construction activity is fully conversant with all Company and Project Instrumentation related standards and procedures.
  • Support the Oilfield Gathering Pipeline and WellPad Area overseeing Instrumentation discipline works performed with reference to Quality Assurance and Control including conformity to Detailed Engineering design and specifications.
  • Support the Oilfield Gathering Pipeline and WellPad Area overseeing installation, testing and calibration of a newly deployed systems and equipment. To assist/take lead for tests, procedure development, check conformity during pre-commissioning works execution.
  • Act as primary Supervisor for construction site: follow-up the sequence of work-fronts and liaise with the construction managers and superintendents to make sure the sequence is as per the Construction Level-3 Schedule.
  • Witness and participate in Vendor site activities as required
  • Ensure that planning, coordination, execution and follow up of all installation/pre-commissioning /commissioning activities are done in strict compliance with the Detailed Design/specifications.
  • Anticipate problems by checking in due time planning aspects related to all interfaces issues during Instrumentation installation/pre-commissioning and commissioning works
  • Undertake regular site visits to assess the work quality and delivery of the Contractor and intervene as appropriate to ensure that activities progress in line with the project schedule.
  • Supervise the following Site Instrumentation interfaces and ensure that Company / Project standards and procedures are fully aligned:
    • Company & Construction Contractor
    • Construction Contractor / Sub-contractors
    • Instrumentation Vendor representatives & construction site personnel
  • Support the Oilfield Gathering Pipeline and WellPad Area and other Discipline Superintendents on all aspects of Instrumentation discipline activities and ensure that interfaces with other disciplines are managed effectively.
  • Maintain good relationship with Partners, being flexible enough but also strict when necessary to achieve the objectives of the Project.
  • Liaise with Other disciplines as it might be required to improve effectiveness of Team and to achieve project objectives and targets
  • Interface with QA/QC personnel to address quality issues/progress
  • Monitor workforce productivities/progress relative to schedule
  • Compliance with the HSE instructions, rules and procedures in force for compliance with the HSE contractual clauses and other documents
  • Ensure the protection of the environment and the monitoring of Project environmental performances.
  • Participate in daily/weekly/monthly meetings as required
  • Compile necessary reports (daily/weekly/monthly) related to his/her discipline and scope for the Oilfield Gathering Pipeline and WellPad Area and Construction Manager as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degrees in electrical/Instrument/Telecoms engineering or Trained qualifications
  • At least three years of experience in Oil and Gas industry specifically large construction projects, with thorough knowledge on various safety regulations, standards, procedures
  • Good knowledge of codes and standards related to Instrumentation discipline.
  • Recognized level of expertise in construction discipline with a good knowledge of general specifications in international standard oil and gas construction projects.
  • Ideal candidate shall be fully conversant with applicable Oil and Gas Industry International Codes, Standards as well as best Industry Practices.
  • A good awareness of other disciplines.
  • Significant responsibility in multi-discipline teams or projects.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills as well as a good level of computer literacy and be proficient in Microsoft Office. English mandatory.
  • Successful candidates with relevant experience and recognized expertise in large onshore/offshore oil and gas EPC projects will be preferred.
  • The working environment is multicultural and demands considerable experience in the project process working with International Clients and Contractors.
  • Strong communication skills, fluent spoken and written English,
  • Chinese competency will be a plus.


How to Apply:

All candidates should merge their applications into one single pdf document to hrsinopec.ug@outlook.com with file name format as “position+major+name”. Only candidates who been deemed to have fully met the requirements of the roles will be contacted for interviews.


NB: If you have not been contacted directly within two weeks of your application, then you have not been successful. In support of our commitment to the development of the local community, Ugandan national applicants will be given priority.


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