Title:  Field Machinist Technician

Job Req ID:  12122

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 Field Machinist Technician to join our Ras Tanura Maintenance Department (RTMD)

RTMD are responsible for providing the required line maintenance of all refining and NGL rotating equipment in terms of preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs.

Your primary role will be to diagnosis and repair of all types of rotating and mechanical equipment. This will include equipment installation, troubleshooting, disassembly, repair and reassembly, testing and equipment modification.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

Locate equipment faults and operating irregularities by making the necessary diagnostical tests, measurements and analyses. This may be done with equipment in place in the field or if necessary by stripping equipment down in the field or shop.

Determine the nature of repairs to be made and replacement parts required.

Perform necessary maintenance on assigned equipment, stripping down, replacing, or machining parts as required. Reassemble equipment, run operating tests to ensure satisfactory repair.

Perform required rotating equipment alignment by rim and face, reverse and laser machine.

Set, adjust and perform steam turbine over speed trip test.

Troubleshoot and repair all kinds of hydraulic, electric (mechanical side) and pneumatic valve actuators.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold an associate degree in mechanical engineering from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is preferred.

You should have a minimum of 8 years’ experience. Equipment worked on should include all kinds of gas reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, steam turbines, vertical and horizontal pumps, manual and motor operated valves.

You must have a complete understanding and adherence of all work permit type requirements.

You must have a full understanding of all field mechanical principles of operation.

You should have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills in the field of rotating equipment.

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