Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK)

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Job Description

Uganda Petroleum Institute – Kigumba (UPIK) was established by the Statutory Instrument NO. 3 of 2011 – Universities and other Tertiary Institutes Act (establishment of Uganda Petroleum Institute – Kigumba) in July 2011. The Mandate of UPIK is to provide a world class education in Petroleum Engineering in order to support the Petroleum Sector in Uganda.

UPIK now invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans who are self-oriented with proven integrity to fill the following posts in the Institute’s established structure.


Number of Vacancies: 03

Terms of Employment: Contract of 5 years (Renewable)

Salary/Remunerations (Scale) Attractive

Reports to: Head of Department

Age: 20 – 45 years

Duty Station: Kigumba


  • Uganda Diploma in either Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering or any related qualification
  • Must have practical working knowledge of the Machines, systems, processes and procedures
  • Should possess supervisory skills
  • Should possess good communication skills to explain methodologies and technical processes


At least one (1) years’ experience in a reputable Organization


  • To provide Instructions to Students in the effective and safe operation of a range of machinery and mechanical workshop equipment and assess their ability to work safely
  • Provide instructions to groups of students and on one-to-one as may be required
  • Assist in constructing engineering drawings using Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems and equipment
  • Maintain workshop equipment and facilities
  • Support the introduction of new workshop equipment and undertake trainings as appropriate
  • To maintain high standards of cleanliness in the Workshops
  • To handle repairing of machinery
  • And any other duties assigned

If you meet the above, please submit your application in

Triplicate with detailed CV and attachments to: The Principal,

Uganda Petroleum Institute -Kigumba, P.O Box 187,

Bweyale – Kiryandongo District. Deadline: Two Weeks from

the date of advertisement