Title:  Artificial Lift Specialist

Job Req ID:  12210

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 Artificial Lift Engineering Specialist to join the JRAK Engineering and SGNA Engineering divisions of Well Completion Operation & Production Engineering Department. The JRAK and SGNA Engineering Production Engineering divisions are responsible for maximizing the efficiency and output of Saudi Aramco unconventional assets by employing cutting-edge techniques and technologies to optimize production processes, enhance reservoir performance, and reduce operational cost.


Duties & Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Lead production optimization solutions for existing producing wells and future development areas.

Develop innovative and effective plunger lift and rod lift designs tailored to unconventional reservoir characteristics. Collaborate with engineering teams to optimize artificial lift systems for various well conditions.

Oversee the implementation and day-to-day operation of plunger lift and rod lift systems. Monitor system performance, analyze data, and make real-time adjustments to ensure optimal production rates.

Diagnose and resolve technical issues related to artificial lift systems, utilizing in-depth knowledge and experience. Provide rapid response to emergencies that impact lift operations.

Analyze production data, well performance trends, and equipment performance to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and increased efficiency. Implement data-driven solutions to enhance lift system performance.

Work closely with cross-functional teams, including reservoir engineers, production engineers, and field technicians, to align lift system strategies with reservoir and production goals.

Mentor and train junior team members on artificial lift best practices, troubleshooting techniques, and unconventional field challenges.

Daily production monitoring and well surveillance. 

Deep understanding on well loading issues, well deliquification practices and production best practices. 

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in petroleum or mechanical engineering from a recognized and approved program.


You will have at least Ten years of experience in production engineering and optimization, including at least five years in artificial lift systems design, implementation, and optimization.


You will also have;

Strong expertise in unconventional behaviors, well performance analysis and fluid dynamics.

Strong hands-on experience in unconventional fields, focusing on plunger lift and rod lift systems.

Proven track record of successful artificial lift system design, optimization, and troubleshooting.

Experience in unconventional resources or HPHT/tight gas & oil well with a good understanding of hydraulic fracturing and its impact on flowback/production practices.

Working knowledge in production assurance and optimization of natural flowing oil and gas wells.

Expertise in relevant software tools for lift system analysis and data interpretation.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically under pressure.

Knowledge of industry regulations, safety practices, and environmental standards.

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.


Country/Region:  SA