Oil Jobs – Junior Process Engineer – TotalEnergies

Job Title:   Junior Process Engineer

Organisation: TotalEnergies

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

TotalEnergies is a broad energy company that produces and markets energies on a global scale: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our 105,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, cleaner, more reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Be up to date with HSE trainings, ensure Company Golden rules are known and applied at work and during daily life.
  • Take Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) lead in ensuring “safe systems of work” and “safe conditions” are in place within area of responsibility. Report the Environmental and Safety anomalies.
  • Demonstrate visible commitment to HSE by periodically taking part in risk assessments, audits, HSE meetings, emergency drills.
  • Ensure Engineering activities are performed in compliance with a high regard to Health, Safety, Security and Environmental requirements.
  • Follow-up HIPS related studies during Engineering / Project Execution phase and ensure correct implementation & hand-over to operations.
  • Ensure flaring is minimized during production upsets (loss of GTG for instance) and propose technical solutions to minimize venting / flaring.


  • Support necessary process design/engineering during the project and process optimizations/troubleshooting during operational phases in compliance with E&PCompany Rules and General Specifications.
  • Identify and resolve process issues which are critical during Project and Operational phases.
  • Coordinate with other technical disciplines to provide responses to complex problems related to process design, operability and availability, integrity, instrumentation and control, emissions, rotating equipment, static equipment.
  • Participate in process and production chemistry studies and PID/PFD reviews.
  • Support process and production chemistry technical assistance to site and CWE (Tier 2 of CWE).
  • Participates to Operating Procedures preparation and update.
  • Provide guidance to operations consistent with safe work procedures, Field stringent environmental specifications and mechanical integrity requirements.
  • Support Site Modification Requests (SMR) and Requests for modifications (RFM) processes. Contribute to Process related Requests for modifications (RFM).
  • Participate towards HAZOP reviews, project safety reviews, technical audits and value engineering during various phases of project implementation and operational phase as required.
  • Review process and production chemistry related technical documentation submitted for COMPANY approval by Engineering Contractors and other third parties.
  • Develop and keep updated Process Flow Diagrams (PFD), Heat and Material Balances and Process Datasheets & Specification.
  • Collaborate with Engineering team and OneTech to answer queries and/or provide technical support. Prepare the Scope of Work and follow the studies done by external Engineering companies during Operations phase.
  • Perform any required process simulations through ProII (essential) / FlareSim / PipeSim / Hysys (optional).
  • Perform sizing calculations for vessels and piping (process part).
  • Perform detailed hydraulic calculations & heat transfer calculations for process units.
  • Formalize REX / lessons learned related to Process discipline.


  • Ensure interface requirements with the Wellpads facilities, flowlines and pipelines are incorporated into the design and well defined in operating philosophy.
  • Provide support to other entities during Project and Operations phases.


  • Participate in project and operational reviews as requested by Company Referential.
  • Ensure the respect of the Process rules and sizing criteria and apply another technical reference related to Process and Safety engineering.


  • Assist in implementation of Digital systems and tools in consultation with the Project Digital Lead.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Process or Chemical Engineering.
  • One year of experience in technological process/production and chemistry.
  • Know-how and expertise in operation and process of producing heavy oil, waxy crude.
  • Background in Production chemistry and Water treatment.
  • Expertise of process software (ProII – Essential / Pipesim, Flaresim, Hysys – Recommended).
  • Programming skills for Data analysis are preferrable.
  • Problem-solving skills for complex and integrated processes.
  • Knowledge of industry norms and specifications.



How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Date Posted 2023-11-20
Valid Through 2023-11-27
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization TotalEnergies
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda