Title:  Compressors & Steam Turbines Specialist

Job Req ID:  11502

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 experienced Compressors & Steam Turbines Specialist with extensive related experience and strong technical skills/capabilities in Rotating Equipment with more focus on compressors and steam turbines. The candidate will work with the Rotating Equipment Div (RED) and the division is responsible to provide high level technical consolations/support to all the company operating facilities, joint ventures as well as heavily support the company mega projects from the early stage till startup. Also, developing value adding concepts and technologies to address corporate challenges and enhance its operation. Furthermore, maintaining Saudi Aramco mandatory engineering standards and best practices related to various types of rotating equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide technical consultations for equipment including dynamic (e.g. centrifugal), positive displacement (e.g. reciprocating) compressors, gearboxes and steam turbines.
  • Involved in specifying and reviewing equipment designs, selections, ratings and specifications for new projects including existing equipment modifications.
  • Maintain and improve the company compressors, gearboxes and steam turbines standards
  • Develop/introduce new technologies/innovative ideas to address business challenges or/and enhance equipment reliability/availability/performance.
  • Lead in developing and recommending solutions to solve plant machinery technical issues.
  • Provide work direction, technical advice and mentoring to teammates and junior engineers.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized and approved program (advanced degree is preferred).
  • At least 10 years’ of experience in Rotating Equipment with more focus on compressors and steam turbines within refineries, chemical plants, gas plants or similar facilities.
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in analyzing performance, troubleshooting, selecting, and repair of process gas compressors, steam turbines and gearboxes including auxiliary components such as seals, bearings and lube oil systems
  • Detailed knowledge of international codes and API standards related to rotating equipment with more focus on compressors, steam turbines and gearboxes
  • Category II vibration analyst certification
  • Must submit at least two recent engineering reports or case histories on the subject of rotating equipment authored by you. These reports shall include Compressors and Steam Turbines problems.

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