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Engineering Specialist

Full time at Saudi Aramco (ASC) in Saudi Arabia
Posted on January 9, 2023

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Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


We are seeking an Engineering Specialist to join our Unconventional Resources Engineering and Project Management Department (UREPMD). UREPMD are responsible for building facilities in different asset areas throughout Saudi Arabia. They also provide guidance, advice, monitoring, and assistance to the organization with compliance to corporate safety, health and environmental requirements. Your primary role will be to develop methods for guidance, control and corrective action to ensure a safe operable and economic design within the framework of the project's budget, material requirements, specifications and schedule. You should be an expert in one or more disciplines that directly affect project performance, including but not limited to planning and scheduling, project execution, estimation, cost engineering, geomatics, value engineering, and other value improvement practices.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

Provides expert advice and assistance to Company organizations, outside vendors, manufacturers, and design firms on matters relating to his/her area of expertise.

Originates and carries out engineering studies to determine potential problems and remedies to existing problems, resolve complex technical problems, increase revenue, optimize processes, protect the environment, or improve safety.

Develops and maintains Saudi Aramco Engineering Standards and Design Best Practices,

Design Manuals or other documentation to enhance company profitability, safety and productivity.

Evaluates and introduces new technologies to help the Company achieve Best in Class positions in the company business.

Reviews and evaluates the capabilities of vendors and contractors to determine their acceptability to perform major services to Saudi Aramco. Acts as Aramco#s representative in dealings with vendors and manufacturers pertaining to his/her field of experience.

Works on or with Task Forces assigned to investigate incidents or solve specific problems.

Undertakes special assignments requiring extensive technical experience and discretion when dealing with outside organizations.

Promotes a learning environment and continuous development to improve expert status within his/her specialty. Acts as a mentor to junior engineers. Conducts seminars, presents case studies, and writes papers for peer-reviewed journals on engineering studies and projects he/she has overseen.

Participates in local and international technical societies to serve the company interest.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering. A higher degree would be preferred.

You should have a minimum of 15 years' experience, including at least 6 years in your main field with an emphasis on initial engineering stages with Project Management

Professional certification by AACE, PMI, or a professional engineering board is required.

You must be capable of evaluating and consulting on project problems where precedents are lacking or on problems where a high degree of specialized knowledge is required.

You should be familiar with planning and scheduling methods such as CPM and PERT, company accounting practices, project accountability budgeting and the expenditures and financials portions of the project.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.

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