SAUDI ARAMCO CAREERS






SAUDI ARAMCO
The Engineering & Project Management (E&PM) business line studies, plans and oversees the construction of the Company’s new facilities, including some of the biggest and most complex projects in the petroleum industry. Recently, Saudi Aramco completed the largest capital program in its history that included new or expanded oil, gas and petrochemical facilities, raising maximum sustainable crude oil production capacity to 12 million barrels per day and significantly increasing gas production and processing capacities. Among the recently completed projects was the largest crude oil increment in the history of the industry: Khurais, with a production capacity of 1.2 million barrels per day. More challenges lie ahead, with a slate of new or expanded oil, gas, refining and petrochemical projects in the works. E&PM also manages the Company’s Research & Development Center where scientists investigate topics such as the desulfurization of crude oil, advanced fuel formulations for next generation combustion engines, and reservoir nano-scale robots for injection into reservoirs to record their properties.



VARIOUS VACANCIES :

GASIFICATION COMBINED CYCLE ENGINEER
DESCRIPTION
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals we want and encourage you to Dream Big. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. 

We have an immediate requirement for an Engineering Specialist with extensive experience of integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) technologies to join our Process and Control Systems Department, based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

The successful candidate will act as the company Technical Authority for gasification, synthesis gas  and impurities removal; and work with a large group of refining specialists to provide support to Saudi Aramco’s refining facilities and technology programs.
ROLES

• Provide proposals for the preliminary design of new process facilities and equipment, and for technical evaluations.
• Support and troubleshoot the IGCC and existing facilities.
• Optimization of existing operations, and introduction of new technologies to improve profitability and meet strategic objectives.
• Review and scope new capital projects.
• Participate in project commissioning as well as retrofits and process modifications.
• Monitor performance, maintenance and overhauls.
• Utilize the latest technologies in evaluating new generations of technology for improving syngas quality.
• Mentor and coach young refining engineers within Saudi Aramco.
QUALIFICATIONS
• A bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or other related engineering degree from an accredited university. A Professional Engineer (P.E) or Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) license or registration would be desirable but is not essential.
• A minimum of 10 years of professional experience with extensive design and operating experience in IGCC facilities, and in the latest technologies for the production of syngas.
• Must have extensive experience in refinery processes.
• Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.


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PIPELINE ENGINEER
DESCRIPTION
Saudi Aramco is seeking an Engineering Specialist with extensive experience in steady state and transient pipeline hydraulics to join the Process & Control Systems Department based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

The role will be working in the Upstream Process Engineering Division (UPED), which provides engineering expertise in the processing of natural gas and light hydrocarbons, production and stabilization of crude oil and simulation of pipelines and processes. The Engineering Specialist will provide expertise and support for pipeline hydraulics to various Saudi Aramco organizations.
ROLES                               
Provide timely operational support to Saudi Aramco pipelines, plants and engineering organizations.

Participate in studies and investigations in collaboration with other Saudi Aramco and outside organizations related to new and existing pipeline systems.

Develop plans for reviewing and incorporating new technologies in Saudi Aramco pipeline systems.

Conduct other simulation studies using software packages like PIPEPHASE, OLGA, PIPESIM.

Deliver presentations to an international audience of experts and publish technical papers.

Mentor Saudi Arab engineers and future pipeline hydraulic and surge analysis specialists.

Propose and establish pipeline simulation related standards.

Plan to host special interest group meeting

Deliver in-house pipeline hydraulics training courses.

Work independently and create a positive work environment
QUALIFICATIONS
A bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university

A minimum of 15 years of professional experience, including 10 years performing pipeline hydraulic simulations.

Must be able to demonstrate expertise in single and multiphase pipelines hydraulic simulation.

Extensive expertise in steady-state and transient hydraulic analyses using industry standard software like OLGA, SPS, PIPEPHASE and PIPESIM.


Must be an expert in performing surge analysis on liquid lines using simulation tools like SPS.

Experience in working with online pipeline monitoring systems.

Experience of simulating gas networks.

Knowledge of flow assurance issues like hydrates, wax, etc.

Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

Must be familiar with applicable regulations, codes and standards.

Knowledge of CFD simulation experience is an advantage.

SENIOR INSPECTOR ENGINEER
DESCRIPTION
Senior Inspector Engineer that perform the following tasks:
-All welding inspections.
-Drafts inspection reports and work sheets.
-Attends projects walkthrough representing inspection unit.
-Verifies completion of opened inspection work sheets.
-Reviews design packages
ROLES                               
GENERAL: (For all disciplines) A. Performs applicable duties required of an Sr. Inspector Engineering within the assigned inspection
discipline and certification limitations. B. Trains personnel to develop technical ability and understanding of applicable codes, standards,
inspection methods in various disciplines and NDT methods. Trains personnel in the proper use of new or existing inspection equipment
tools, techniques, methods and standards and acts as mentor. C. Performs inspections of an advanced, more complex nature in addition to
providing day-to-day work direction, as required, for the inspection of new, existing, or vendors facilities assuring that materials are correct for
the intended service and work performed conforms to engineering specifications and/or Saudi Aramco standards. D. Reviews: 1) Design
Drawings and engineering specifications assuring that all applicable Saudi Aramco standards have been applied, 2) Waiver requests to
assure they accurately represent the conditions described, 3) New and proposed standards for outdated, conflicting, ambiguo or incorrect
information 4) QA/QC programs for compliance. Writes and/or reviews inspection reports, pre & post T&I reports, worksheets,
non-compliance reports and verifies logbook entries of on-site inspection findings, ensures all hard copy and electronic databases are
initiated and maintained. E. Performs quality assurance assessments at vendor plants, as directed. F. Continues; personal professional
development by attending courses, seminars etc. G. Reviews and monitors quality control programs developed by construction contractors.
H. Performs other miscellaneous related duties as requested by the applicable Supervisor. CIVIL/PLUMBING/HVAC: A. Performs or
monitors inspection of masonry installations to assure they are plumb, square, properly grouted, faced, finished and meets design and/or
Saudi Aramco specifications. B. Performs or monitors inspection of roofing installations to assure they are properly installed and that design
and/or Saudi Aramco specifications are met. C. Performs or monitors inspection of all aspects of concrete placement. D. Performs or
monitors inspections and witnesses tests on all pressurized utilities assuring that all materials are correct, that approved construction
procedures are carried out, that thrusts blocks are properly sized and installed and that lines are properly cleaned and sanitized before they
are put into service.
QUALIFICATIONS
A. EDUCATION: B.S. in Engineering. B. EXPERIENCE: Five years of professional experience, preferably in the oil or similar process
industry, including at least two (2) years as Saudi Aramco Inspector Engineering or four (4) years of direct inspection experience. -OR- A.
Completion of ITC: English, ERW; Math, MT; Science, ST. Or Apprenticeship Or VCG program Or Associate Degree. B. Experience required:
Thirteen (13) years minimum. Must have 2 years experience as Saudi Aramco Inspector Engineering or 13 years industrial experience
including 10 years inspection experience in the assigned discipline. C. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: A thorough knowledge of English is
required to perform work as described and make clear and concise verbal and written reports and keep up with technical advancements.
Arabic not required, but desirable for expatriate incumbents in this position.

PLANNING ENGINEER
DESCRIPTION
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations, but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals, we want and encourage you, to Dream Big. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. 

We have an immediate requirement for a Facilities Planning Engineer to join the Infrastructure Planning Division (IPD) within the Facilities Planning Department, based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. 

The Facilities Planning Department is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program throughout the Company. The Infrastructure Planning Division is responsible for all non-process and infrastructure facilities, including environmental and nonelectrical utilities for all Business Lines facilities.
ROLES                               
The successful candidate conducts feasibility studies on major building and Industrial Support facilities and long-term business related strategies, including investment and master plans.

Assists in the technical development and economic justification of Capital Programs and Budgets.

Perform technical and economic evaluations of existing and potential new facilities or equipment.

Prepare scoping papers to define capital projects on building and Industrial Support facilities which are the basis for project proposals.

Review project proposals with Project Management to ensure economic design and conformance with Design Basis Scope Papers.

Interface with Operating Organizations, New Business Development, Engineering and Project Management.

Prepare expenditure requests to obtain project funding.

Direct Saudi Aramco’s optimum land usage and area master planning.

Review and coordinate Land Use Permits (LUP) for Saudi Aramco and non-Saudi Aramco lands.

Prepare and make presentations to Corporate Management.

Provide full time consultation to Saudi Aramco management and other organizations.

Coordinate Saudi Aramco Traffic Engineering Planning and Saudi Aramco Area Planning Committees.

Mentor the training of future Facilities Planning Specialists.
QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate must have the following experience, competencies and skillsets:

B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or other related qualification from an accredited university. A Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) license or registration would be desirable but is not essential. 

Fifteen years’ experience or more in performing economic evaluations and feasibility studies, and in preparing budgetary approvals.

Possess excellent written and oral communications and technical presentation skills.


RADIATION PROTECTION ENGINEER
DESCRIPTION
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals we want and encourage you to Dream Big. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. 

The Radiation Protection Unit of Saudi Aramco’s Environmental Protection Department is seeking a qualified Radiation Protection Engineer, who has academic credentials in nuclear engineering to work in our main headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
ROLES                               
Responsibilities will include:

1. Develop radiation protection solutions relevant to proponent needs.
2. Assess potential radiation exposure risks and develop measures to mitigate them.
3. Conduct radiation protection assessments for radiation practices at Saudi Aramco organizations and at the different service providers.
4. Contractors.
5. Conduct radiation and NORM surveys.
6. Develop, review, approve, and monitor procedures, standards, and guidelines on various aspects of radiation protection.
7. Participate in radiation incidents and emergency investigations and exposure assessments.
8. Mentor and guide the work of young professionals.
9. Effectively communicate radiation protection advice.
10. Provide awareness on radiation protection.
QUALIFICATIONS
1. A B.S. degree in nuclear engineering or a related field. An advanced degree is preferred.
2. Certified or capable to be certified as a radiation protection officer (RSO).
3. Has some knowledge of national and international radiation protection regulations.
4. Versed in radiation monitoring and dosimetry. Familiar with nuclear instrumentations, radiation detection, and radioactive analysis techniques.
5. Strong computer skills and strong written and oral communication skills in English.

ENGINEERING SPECIALIST
DESCRIPTION
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals we want and encourage you to Dream Big. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. 

The Standards Coordination Unit of Saudi Aramco’s Engineering Knowledge and Resources Division is seeking a qualified Engineering Specialist to join the Standards Management Team. This individual must be specialized in engineering standards development, work processes, quality assessments and continuous improvement. This position requires full engagement in management of Saudi Aramco engineering standards, material specifications, best practices, engineering reports and other publications, and facilitating the work. This will be done by working directly with all concerned stakeholders in the engineering standards including the standards chairmen, professional body leaders, standards coordination team, board of engineers, and management in accordance with the applicable policies and procedures. The main actions will be related to standards development, administration of the associated work processes, assessing standards quality, and implementing enhancement for content quality and content management. This position will be involved in reviewing current strategies for engineering standards and participating in strategic enhancements.

The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of all aspects of the standards development process and familiarity with the work and organization of other industry-related standards developing groups (such as ANSI, ASTM, API, EI, ISO, GPA, and AGA). A broad understanding and knowledge of petroleum industry and its operations is strongly preferred. The candidate must have communication skills that demonstrate the ability to write and speak effectively and concisely, and in a well-organized manner; and must have the ability to analyze and synthesize complex issues and their broader implications. The candidate must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible while managing multiple issues is critical. The candidate must also have experience in peer leadership and international collaboration. It is recommended that the candidate be certified in value engineering.
ROLES                               
Responsibilities will include providing leadership and technical support for the following activities:
1. Engineering standards development, administration, and distribution.
2. Review of engineering standards, materials specifications, best practices, engineering reports, and other publications for technical writing, technical accuracy and completeness, appropriate style, and readability.
3. Standards conformity assessments and compliance with company formatting standards and procedures.
4. Supporting Standards Committee members and standards users.
5. Standards analysis and process review/development, including KPIs and project design lessons learned.
6. Standards and projects for value engineering activities.
7. International standardization activities including, but not limited to, the following:
i.) Performing benchmarks and gap analyses between company standards and international standards for quality and cost effectiveness.
ii.) Developing expertise in company and international standards bodies.
iii.) Coordinate SME participation as well as effectively participate in international standards organizations such OGP, ISO, and API. Attending international standards committee meetings and working groups as required.
iv.) Applying knowledge of international guidance, regulations, and legislation to standards documentation; and developing and using expert knowledge of functional, cross-functional, and team processes to enhance standards development.
QUALIFICATIONS
1. A bachelor’s degree in an engineering-related discipline is required; a master’s degree is preferred.
2. A minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in standards development, including experience in the planning, development, and dissemination of professional standards and experience with technical committees and technical advisory groups.
3. Strong interpersonal skills for responding to the needs of members, volunteers, and colleagues.
4. Demonstrated success in cultivating and sustaining relationships with senior management from diverse organizations.
5. A consistent record of successful initiatives to broaden industry presence and penetration, and/or influence industry standards.
6. Strong managerial skills, including the ability to work with individuals in prominent and influential positions cross diverse organizations.
7. Excellent meeting facilitation and public speaking capabilities.
8. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking to small and large groups.
9. Knowledge, experience, and the ability to travel domestically and internationally, including on weekends and holidays.
10. Ability to use MS Office products and the Internet proficiently, with the ability to work remotely using laptops in dynamic environments while traveling.

PERFORMANCE ENGINEER
DESCRIPTION
Saudi Aramco is seeking Organization Performance Advisors to work within its Organization Consulting Department (OCD). The primary role of OCD is to provide expert advice and consulting services to company management in the area of organization and job design which closely align with the implementation of operational excellence across all Saudi Aramco organizations as part of a comprehensive corporate transformation program. 
Assignments at this level require in depth knowledge in several areas of organizational performance improvement using techniques such as Lean Six Sigma, Total Quality, etc.
The outcome of the OCD services is to assist the company organizations in effectively achieving business goals and improving efficiency through providing solutions to enhance the productivity of operations.
ROLES                               
Assess the effectiveness of existing and proposed organization designs and communicate them to key stakeholders. The assessment involves: diagnosing problems with current organization structure; identifying areas for potential process improvement; planning for business changes; and determining appropriate interventions to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness to support strategic goals. 
Provide organization consulting services to provide solutions for determining:
Organization performance management systems
Systems thinking
Process improvement
Benchmarking
Employee & customer surveys
Organization development and related change management interventions
Other relevant management consulting techniques

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors degree in Engineering with 9+ years organization performance improvement and organizational design experience within oil & gas industry, with at least 4 years internal and/or external organization development consulting experience.

Should have in depth knowledge in several areas of organizational performance improvement using techniques such as Lean Six Sigma, Total Quality, etc.

Excellent English command, both oral and written. Should be comfortable giving presentations and facilitating events. 

Computer literate and proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite.

Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work independently or within a group setting.

MAINTENANCE ENGINEER
DESCRIPTION
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals we want and encourage you to Dream Big. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. 
Saudi Aramco is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Maintenance Mechanical Engineer to work in the Mechanical Services Shops Department (MSSD) to perform high-level skilled diagnosis and repair of mechanical work; i.e., troubleshooting, disassembly, reassembly, major overhaul, testing and equipment modification of all types of air and gas compressors, general and special purpose steam turbines, single and multistage pumps, gearboxes, and all types of valves.

The MSSD specializes in the overhaul and repair of rotating equipment, heat exchangers and valves. Other mechanical services are also provided upon request. Even though the MSSD has state-of-the-art shops and facilities, it’s most valuable asset is the skilled and experienced workforce. The department’s primary responsibility is to maintain Saudi Aramco’s equipment. It plays a vital role in the company as it provides the repair support to all field organizations by repairing their equipment, such as pumps, motors, steam turbines, gas compressors, gas engines, heat exchangers, and all other equipment that are considered to be the life line to the corporate existence.
ROLES                               
Provide advice in all aspects of normal and emergency plant maintenance requirements and procedures.
Provide technical support to maintenance and machine shop functions.
Oversee evaluation, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of any new or existing equipment.
Troubleshoot, repair, and modify existing equipment, identify cost reductions, process improvements, and improvements to efficiency of equipment in all plants.
Provide coaching and knowledge sharing to junior Engineers.
Assist in corrective and preventative action resolutions.
Assist in addressing customer questions/deviations.
Participate in internal or customer drawing reviews.
Participate in field/shop inspection or troubleshooting activities.
Participate in applicable vendor or customer meetings
QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in the mechanical design, troubleshooting and major repair of oil and gas rotating equipment, such as gas compressors, steam turbines, pumps and gearboxes. 
Experience in manufacturing with original rotating equipment manufacturing facility. 
Excellent English — reading and writing.
Knowledge of reverse engineering technique and methods

TECHNICAL ADV MECH SVC
DESCRIPTION
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals we want and encourage you to Dream Big. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. 

The Mechanical Service Shops Department is offering a position for an experienced highly skilled Technical Advisor. You will be performing hands-on diagnoses, repair and overhaul of all types of rotating equipment such as air instruments, steam turbines, gas compressors, gearboxes, and single and multistage pumps and valves.

With a career in Industrial Services at Saudi Aramco, a global leader in the energy industry, you will be at the heart of our operations. The MSSD has state-of-the-art workshops and facilities but the department’s most valuable asset is its skilled and experienced workforce. The department’s primary responsibility is to provide repair shop and field maintenance support to Saudi Aramco industrial equipment. It plays a vital role in the company as it provides support to all field organizations by maintaining and repairing their equipment.

ROLES                               
30 Days
During the first 30 days you will become familiar with the department’s core operation, key decision makers, area of responsibility and stakeholders; and shadow division members. You will also familiarize yourself with the processes and procedures of Saudi Aramco through networking, corporate portals and knowledge base. 

60-90 Days
In this phase, the incumbent will physically be involved in troubleshooting, disassembling, overhauling, reassembling, testing and diagnosing equipment, and modifying rotating equipment such as instrument air and gas compressors, general and special purpose steam turbines, single- and multi-stage pumps, gearboxes, all types of valves and electric motors and generators.

After 12 Months 
Perform hands-on repair and overhaul of rotating equipment such as dismantling, diagnosing, assembling, testing and issuing related technical reports.
Conduct hands-on field installation, maintenance and repair of rotating equipment.
Provide coaching and knowledge sharing to junior technicians.
Perform technical investigation for shop repair return jobs to identify root cause of failure, corrective repair actions and lessons learned. 
Introduce the latest technology in repair methodology.
Provide technical consultation to the Shops Operating Repair Units and Contractor Shops.
Provide technical input for purchasing specifications including technical proposal evaluation.
Liaise with department engineers, the Consulting Services Department (CSD), and other Saudi Aramco departments and manufacturers. 
Liaise with in-house repair units, quality assurance units, in-Kingdom contractors, vendors and manufacturers in evaluating, developing and implementing shop repair work scopes. 
Develop and revise the department’s technical procedures and standards. 
Troubleshoot, repair, modify existing equipment and identify cost reduction and process improvements.
Participate in vendor and customer exchange meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS
15 years of experience or an engineering degree with at least 7 years of experience.

A bachelor’s degree in engineering is preferable.

Experience on rotating equipment or high voltage electric motors with equipment manufacturing facilities or equivalent certified repairing facilities such as Flowserve, Sulzer and ITT gold for pumps. GE-Nuovo Pignone, Elliott, Dresser-Rand and Clarke for steam turbines and gas compressors.
ABB, Siemens, WEG, Alstom and Westinghouse for motors and generators 

An excellent English reading and writing ability.

for the position, and job certified through the T&CD Corporate Career Planning System.
C. Ability to write reports and make oral presentations in English.

PLANNING ENGINEER
DESCRIPTION
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals we want and encourage you to Dream Big. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. 

We have an immediate requirement for a Utilities Facilities Planning Engineer to join the Infrastructure Facilities Planning Division within the Facilities Planning Department based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. 

The Facilities Planning Department is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program throughout the company.
ROLES                               
Responsibilities to include:

Conduct feasibility studies on major expansion/upgrades for utility systems and long-term business strategies related to these systems, including development of master plans.

Prepare scoping papers to define capital projects covering utility operations and hydrocarbon plants.

Interface with operating engineering and project management organizations to develop business cases for capital projects.

Perform technical and economic analysis of existing and potential new utility systems. 

Support other operating organizations to evaluate existing utility systems and develop business cases and scope of capital projects. 

Prepare and makes presentations to Corporate Management on utility issues.

Provide full-time consultations with Saudi Aramco management and other organizations.

Mentor the training of future facilities planning specialists.
QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate must have the following experience, competencies and skill sets:

A B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering (preferred with an advanced degree in Environmental Engineering)

Fifteen years of experience within hydrocarbon plant utility engineering and design.

Knowledge and experience in networking and simulation of piping systems, including in-plant piping and drainage systems.

Familiar with air emission control requirements and marine discharge regulations.

Must have experience in:

• Performing hydraulic analysis of wastewater treatment plants and specialized equipment used in wastewater treatment (induced or dissolved air floatation, blowers, aerators, oil water separators skimmers and MBR).

• Planning, design and upgrade requirements for utility systems interfacing with process units in hydrocarbon facilities.

• Performing economic evaluations, feasibility studies and preparing requests for budgetary approval.

• Developing corporate strategies and master plans for utility systems.

• Designing and operating HVAC systems.
Excellent written and oral technical presentation skills.

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