Tazama Pipelines Limited, an interstate organization owned by the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Zambia and which deals in transportation of crude oil from Dar es Salaam to Ndola, Zambia, wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the under-mentioned post.
TANKFARM ENGINEER (one post)
- Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
- Must be registered with Engineering Registration Board
- At least three (3) years’ experience in Tank Farm operations.
Application in own hand written detailed CV including photocopies of relevant academic certificates and photocopies of certificates of competence, driving license and academic certificates should be submitted to the undersigned within two weeks from the date of this advertisement.
Source: Nipashe 20 September 2018
About Tazama Pipeline
The Tazama Pipeline (Tanzania Zambia Mafuta Pipeline, mafuta meaning ‘oil’ in Kiswahili) is a 1,710-kilometre (1,060 mi) long crude oil pipeline from the Single Point Mooring terminal at the outer anchorage of in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, to the TIPER refinery in Dar-es-Salaam and the Indeni refinery in Ndola, Zambia. It was commissioned in 1968. The pipeline was designed for a throughput of 1.1 million tonnes per year.
Currently, it is handling approximately 600,000 tonnes annually. The diameter of pipeline varies between 8 and 12 inches (200 and 300 mm). The pipeline is owned by Tazama Pipeline Limited, a joint company of the governments of Zambia (66.7%) and Tanzania (33.3%). The pipeline is currently under privatization.