Oil and Gas Jobs – Hydrotest Technician – Sinopec (Uganda)

Job Title:  Hydrotest Technician  

Organisation: Sinopec (Uganda)

Duty Station:  Uganda (Tilenga Project)


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:

  • Preparation & make ready for mobilization of pre-commissioning & hydro test material as per the list which is provided by the project engineer.
  • Maintenance of mechanical instruments & equipment like pumps, compressors, Dryers, Nitrogen vaporizers, nitrogen tanks & vacuum drying pumps, etc.
  • Performing trial runs & carrying out performance tests of equipment and instruments at the yard before mobilization to the site.
  • Coordinate with mechanical engineer regarding day-to-day activities and follows his instructions and carry out the field jobs safely.
  • Handling power tools RCD, air compressor, and power pack.
  • Leading the rigging team, pump operator, and mechanic at the project on-site.
  • Execute all mechanical activities at the site within the stipulated project time period.
  • Supervising the site activities at the site and teaching the junior technician regarding pre-comm activity.
  • Operating the instruments and making the connection and fittings for testing operation.
  • Carry out all operations related to cleaning, gauging, hydro testing and leak testing, nitrogen purging, dewatering, swabbing, and drying oil and gas subsea pipelines and cross-country pipelines.
  • Coordinate with PTW before every activity starts.
  • Follow all safety precautions to avoid incidents and accidents at the site for personnel & equipment.
  • Project executed in GULF and MARINE. environment.
  • Update all the instruments and inform the supervisor of any malfunction of the instruments.
  • During hydro testing follow the instructions from the HT engineer to control the rate of pressurization.
  • Prepare proper hose connection for pressurization and depressurization and secure the hose.
  • Assist the rigging team with the installation of the pigs to the test header.
  • Aware of launching the different types of pigs and aware of retrieval of the pigs from the temporary pigging header.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma and ITI (industrial Training Institute) or Trained qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry specifically large construction projects, with thorough knowledge of various types of hydro testing and pneumatic tests. safety regulations, standards, and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of different types of equipment and instruments required for handling hydro testing activities.
  • The ideal candidate shall be fully conversant with applicable Oil and Gas Industry hydro testing Practices.
  • A good awareness of other disciplines. Significant responsibility in multi-discipline teams or projects.


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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Date Posted 2024-05-26T05:35
Valid Through 2024-06-21T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Sinopec Uganda
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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