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Petroleum Officer / Refining Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Energy, power
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The Petroleum Officer / Refining Engineer will report to Manager Refinery. Gas processing and utilization and will be responsible for reviewing refinery designs and standards and supervising the development and operation of refineries in the country.

All applicants are required to scan and attach certified copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.


  1. Plan the refinery procedure to ensure the maximum output.
  2. Review refinery designs proposed by licensees and advise Management.
  3. Ensure the smoothness of all the processes related to refining.
  4. Supervise the maintenance and repair works in the refinery.
  5. Supervising staff of quality control department.
  6. Review the standards proposed by licensees and advise Management.
  7. Record all the quality test results and present them before management.
  8. Regularly monitor the production and machinery to ensure the quality.
  9. Work as a trouble shooter in the times of emergency or technical snags in the refinery.
  10. Supervise the layout of the refinery properly by keeping all the factors in mind.
  11. Supervise project budgets along with schedules.
  12. Recommend any plant modifications or changes.
  13. Make on-site visits frequently as and when needed.
  14. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Energy, power
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Quality control and supervision; Industry standards; Natural gas power plant technology; Work place safety; Troubleshooting; Engineering
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Energy, utilities, environmentCompany size: 500-1000 people

Welcome to the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU). The mandate of the PAU is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda.