Title:  Electrical Project Engineer

Job Req ID:  12249

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

We are seeking a Lead Engineer - Electrical Project Engineer (with sufficient project management background experience) for the Northern Area Capital Program Management Division (NACPMD).


NACPMD manages and execute projects, usually from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


The Lead Engineer - Electrical Project Engineer’s primary role is to ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction, and project completion is done in compliance with the project contract requirements, i.e., project schedule, cost, HSE, and company standards and procedures. The Electrical Project Engineer’s role also involves in some cases to review and study electric modifications to oil and gas processing/handling and utilities facilities. Occasionally called upon to design electric aspects of new facilities of the types mentioned.


Key Responsibilities

Design or study electrical modification to oil and gas processing, oil and gas handling and utilities facilities.

Execute capital projects according to the work scope, schedule, and budget.

Responsible for project development and completion: Preliminary engineering to detail designs to construction and the final and safe turnover to proponent.

Manage General Engineering Services (GES+) design contractor activities, such as:

- Design development of project proposal, include definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimate leading to funding appropriation and approval.

- Detailed Engineering.


Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications and procurement, and construction bid packages. Additionally, candidate should be able to fully understand project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards specifications and project schedule to support the project manager and/or company representative in the timely completion of project.

Provide input to develop and prepare contracting plan and strategy for solicitation, evaluation, and award of contract for detail engineering, procurement, and construction.

Coordinate activities and resolve issues among proponents, contractors, and other parties to allow construction activities to progress according to plan and finalize mechanical completion. Moreover, candidate shall review and resolve day to day contractors’ claims and complaints related to the assigned project (electrical) work during construction, and ensure HSE compliance.

Review the project schedule, and coordinate and monitor the assigned

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate should hold bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. Other advanced engineering degree is preferable. Professional engineering/project management certifications like PMP is desirable but not mandatory.


Minimum of 15+ years of experience with advance knowledge in Project Management, obtainable usually through a combination of experience and continuing education.

Must have a minimum of 5+ years of experience in contract administration.


Should have experience in the support of both small and largescale capital projects.

Familiar with International Engineering Codes and Standards.


Acquires commendable experience with all types of Engineering Drawings.

Acquires commendable experience in utilizing & reviewing Electrical Transient Analyzer Program (ETAP).


Participated in Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) for new & running farcicalities.


Acquires commendable experience in establishing & review Management of Change Processes.


Have excellent English communication skills (verbal and written).

Dynamic attitude towards project improvements and savings.

Work experience in the GCC or Saudi Arabia is a plus.


Must possess strong analytical abilities and project execution skills.


Knowledge base of the latest developments in oil and gas process engineering technology through work experience, conferences, seminars and professional journals.


Must have a positive attitude, be open to new ideas, and face new challenges and willing to work collaboratively for the company’s best interests.

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