Job Title: Site Operator Trainees (16)

Location: Kampala, Uganda. Mobilized to Albert Lake, construction sites, or other cities if required.

Primary Function: Learn Oilfield Production Operations and Maintenance Work.

About the Program;

New graduates at CNOOC International are challenged through programs that offer training, mentorship and development assignments. We push you to be your best by giving you responsibility and encouraging you to build you skills. Our work environment sets us apart from our peers by allowing you to gain direct exposure to high-profile projects – projects that support our vision of energy for all.

A career at CNOOC International is about moving forward – learning new skills, broadening experiences and making meaningful contributions. We look not only for a strong academic background, but also excellent communication skills, the ability to work in a team, a flexible attitude and the drive and desire to deliver results.


  1. Participate in new oil field production commissioning and start-up.
  2. Assist in collecting, identifying, and resolving production-related issues, reporting abnormalities to senior operators.
  3. Learn and manage emergency response procedures as per the emergency response plan.
  4. Understand the production process, central control system, safety systems, equipment operation, and chemical handling procedures.
  5. Assist in routine operations, troubleshooting production abnormalities, and preventing shutdowns or equipment damage.
  6. Operate oil, water, gas, and chemical processes, ensuring process stability and compliance with specifications.
  7. Conduct routine checks, maintain records, and report abnormalities to senior operators promptly.
  8. Participate in preventive maintenance of production-related equipment.
  9. Ensure cleanliness and safety at the worksite.
  10. Assist in coordinating and supervising contractor onsite work.
  11. Follow instructions from senior operators.
  12. Perform other duties assigned by superiors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related fields.
  • Preferably 0-2 years’ work experience in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Knowledge of development and production processes.

Deadline for Application: Friday 1st March 2024 at 5:00 PM.

Contract Type: Fixed-term

Number of Hours per Week: Full-time

Job Location: Uganda

Application Deadline: 1st March 2024

Note: Women are encouraged to apply. We value diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace.




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