Title:  Control System Engineer

Job Req ID:  7634

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 a Control System, Engineer to join Northern Area Gas Producing Engineering Division, under Northern Area Gas Producing Department (NAGPD).

NAGPD produces non-associated gas from onshore and offshore fields safely, reliably and efficiently while protecting the environment. ​

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Handle process activities such as studies and design modification in the operating facilities

Look for opportunities to optimize operations and implement them accordingly

Provide technical direction/support to in-kingdom and out kingdom design contractors

Participate in standards reviews to assure inclusion of requirements that are of practical benefit to field operation and maintenance in regard to safety and efficiency of the plant

Conduct risk assessment

Lead feasibility studies

Lead PHA and HAZOP studies

Develop implementation plan for critical recommendation

Perform management of change (MOC)

Verify system operations and performance after implementing the recommendation

Provide day to day technical support to operation and maintenance teams, to troubleshoot and fix process control equipment

Review project proposals and detailed design packages for new and/or existing facilities

Conduct a failure analysis, and provide recommendations for failed process systems and sequence of event reporting

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you

Hold Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical, Automation or Controls Engineering and should have a Minimum of 18 to 20 years of professional engineering experience effectively performing similar roles and responsibilities, preferably in oil and gas facility

Have Advanced working knowledge of Siemens PLC systems: Simatic S7 400, F & FH systems, S7 1200, S7 1500 and Practical experience with Industrial Communication via Profibus, Profinet, Modbus, Ethernet networks

Ability Expertise in the field of operational concepts, DCS /ESD / SCADA specifications and Hands on work experience with SCADA, DCS, ESD and F&G systems

Knowledge and work experience with Siemens PCS7 and Client-Server architectures, Historians, and knowledge of VMWare

Knowledge of Industrial codes and standards - DIN/ASME / API / ANSI / NEMA / NPFA / ATEX etc.

Electrical wiring in low voltage cabinets, ability to develop engineering and wiring schematics, loop diagrams and power distribution for automation systems

Able to prioritize tasks and to manage workloads in an effective manner with minimal direct supervision and flexibility in managing multiple and diverse tasks

Communicate what are frequently complex technical, economic and commercial concepts in a clear and succinct manner, to individuals and groups from diverse professional backgrounds and demonstrate the ability to work with multidisciplinary teams producing reports, studies, and presentations that are pivotal in shaping managements decisions

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