Title:  Electrical Engineer

Job Req ID:  11289

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.


Saudi Aramco is seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Unconventional Resources Operations Department(UROD).
The UROD is responsible for operating all the surface facilities, which include the field wells and processingfacilities.
Your primary role as an Electrical Engineer in an unconventional asset will be to provide professional advice andguidance regarding electrical systems, schemes, equipment or techniques, facility designs and solutions tooperating and maintenance problems. You will have a thorough understanding of plant operations, specializedexperience in electrical high voltage and low voltage systems for large scale complex electrical distributionsystem. In addition, you will have experience in power reliability analysis for electrical distribution systemswhich involves carrying out power system studies using software like ETAP etc.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day technical support to Operations and Maintenance Units to troubleshoot and fix electricalsystems including reporting and documentation.
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to design, construction, maintenance engineers and operation personnelon all matters related to electrical systems.
  • Develop engineering conceptual plans for the new installation and upgrade projects including development ofwork scopes, calculations and detailed technical specifications.
  • Review Project Proposals and Detailed Designs packages for new facilities.
  • Develop and maintain the UR engineering standards and design best practices.
  • Participate on the testing & commissioning of the new facilities and Turnaround and Inspection (T&I).
  • Update and maintain engineering documentation and drawings.
  • Analyze system performance and find solution for Energy saving.
  • Ensure quality, cost effective and timely solutions to any upgrade.
  • Make recommendations for technical/economic optimization of existing facilities.
  • Lead feasibility/profitability studies for new facilities.
  • Provide analysis, evaluation and interpretation in support of projects, processes, and financing related to SaudiAramco capital investment decisions.
  • Maintain and expand on contacts within the industry.
  • Regularly interact with other professionals in various company organizations involved in capital planning andeconomic analysis.

Minimum Requirements

  • You must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university. A higher degree ispreferred.
  • A Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration is desirable but is not essential.
  • You should have a minimum of 15 years working experience in Electrical engineering, with at least 10 years’
  • experience in the field of Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Knowledge of industry codes and standards, such as NFPA, ANSI IEEE,IEC, API, NEC, NACE and others.
  • Experience with specifications and data sheets for Electrical equipment like EHV GIS/AIS Switchgear, PowerTransformers, large synchronous/induction motors, HV/LV Switchgears and Control gears, EHV/HV/LV Cables,Bus ducts, EHV GIBs, UPS, Battery Charger, NGR, Panel boards is a requirement.
  • You should also have experience in preparation of Single line diagrams, protection and metering schemes,motor schematics, Hazardous area classification drawings, substation automation architecture, synchronizingand bus changeover schemes.
  • Experience in electrical engineering calculations like Grounding/Earthing, Battery charger/Battery sizing,Transformer sizing, Cable sizing, Electrical Load schedules, Lighting. Also knowledge of Electrical Power systemstudies including Short Circuit, Load Flow analysis, Motor starting, Arc Flash Hazard studies, Relay coordinationand setting using software like ETAP is essential.
  • You must also demonstrate the ability to work with design contractors to review contractor design packages,provide input to FEED packages, introduce new technology to enhance company productivity, suggestinnovative solutions to optimize equipment performance, demonstrate safe working practices.
  • Be able to conduct failure analysis and provide recommendations for failed electrical equipment.
  • Experience with electrical equipment field Installation, Commissioning and testing as well as in ElectricalEquipment layouts, plant cable routing layouts, lighting and grounding layouts is preferred.
  • You should be able to communicate with multidiscipline engineers to complete projects.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are also essential to be able to communicate what are frequentlycomplex technical, economic and commercial concepts in a clear and succinct manner to individuals andgroups from diverse professional backgrounds.
  • You must be willing to work in remote areas depending on the project or task assignments.

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