Title:  Drilling & Workover Advisor

Job Req ID:  13257

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.

Job Purpose

Supervises and oversees the operations of contract drilling or workover rigs working for Saudi Aramco engaged in carrying out programmed work.


A) Supervises and oversees all operations performed on Saudi Aramco wells.

B) Makes recommendations on alternative methods or equipment when unusual situations are encountered.

C) Coordinates deliveries of materials to the well to ensure it is available when required.

D) Ensures that contractor meets all requirements of his contract.

E) Works with Drilling and Workover engineers to see that modern drilling practices are followed.

F) Approves contractor daily tour report.

G) Ensures that contractor rig and equipment are properly maintained to avoid downtime.

H) Performs other miscellaneous duties as directed by Supt.

I) Ensures that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew response. Assures that rig and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures.

Education & Experience Requirements

1) A. Completion of ITC: English, ERW; Math, MI.

B. Thirteen (13) years relevant experience in drilling and workover operations including supervisory experience generally acquired by progression on a drilling or workover rig.


2) A. B.S. degree in Engineering.

B. Seven (7) years of experience working in drilling and workover operations including adequate supervisory experience on a drilling or workover rig.

C. Willing to live in remote areas in mobile camps.


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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