Title:  Fire Protection Engineer

Job Req ID:  7921

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.


Serves as a technical expert and consultant within the Fire Protection department (FrPD). Aids in
technical or administrative matters to FPD Division Heads. Initiates and conducts special studies for
improving facilities or operation. Develops and promotes comprehensive recommendations to assist in improving fire protection personnel and facilities. Acts as Department/Division
representative to other organizations inside or outside the company. Serves on internal or external committees

Key Responsibilities

Fire Protection Engineer will be expected to play a lead role in review of engineering design packages of active fire protection systems for Company projects, ranging from plants (e.g., refineries, bulk plants, and GOSPs) to commercial spaces (offices, laboratories, campus designs) to residential projects (high density apartments).  The projects involve on-shore and off-shore facilities, both new and existing, and can require representation by FrPD from project scoping/design basis through development to execution, commissioning and acceptance testing. 
Working within our Fire Protection Engineering Unit, our Fire Protection Engineers are industry experts in their field, possessing a depth of experience across the spectrum of fire protection and fire systems engineering and deploying this to provide proactive specialist advice and support for fire detection and fire protection systems installed in all Saudi Aramco facilities across the Kingdom.  They serve on technical committees for corporate and international standards, recommending changes that improve safety in our core business area.
As technical experts, Fire Protection Engineers are paramount in providing engineering and specialist advice for issues related to deficient fire protection systems.  

Minimum Requirements

Educational Level: Bachelor’s Degree in either Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Fire Protection Engineering, or closely related subject or a Master degree in Fire Protection Engineering. 

Minimum Years of Experience :10

Other required technical skills:
Must have a sound working knowledge of chemistry concerning fire and hazardous materials and fire service
hydraulics standards and codes such as NFPA. In addition to knowledge related to salvage and rescue
operations; hazards in producing, refining, transporting crude oil and petroleum products and incident command systems.  Excellent command of technical engineering with an ability to analyze complicated challenges and develop safe and cost-effective solutions. Professional Engineering license(s) in Fire Protection (P.E.) preferred.

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