Title:  Fld Ops/ Maint Rep

Job Req ID:  7846

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 an industrial incident investigator to join the Saudi Aramco Loss Prevention organization (LP), which provides both day-to-day field coverage to Saudi Aramco operations, as well as centralized technical support and consulting function. Field offices are located in Abqaiq, Riyadh, Ras Tanura, Dhahran, Udhailiyah, Jeddah (including Yanbu and Jazan), and Tanajib. Through these offices, LP provides its services to all Saudi Aramco facilities which are located all over the Kingdom.

The primary function of an industrial incident investigator is to help investigate industrial incidents (fires, major leaks, hydrocarbon explosions, etc.), identify proper root causes, and correctly identify actions necessary to prevent recurrence. This includes preparing draft and final incident reports, and providing long term support to address all recommendations.   

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Mobilize to incident sites as soon as it is safe to do so.

Investigate industrial incidents, especially those classified as major or moderate.

Provide ongoing support to the investigation team by ensuring proper understanding of investigation techniques.
Conduct through investigations utilizing the proper investigative tools that fit the incident in question. 

Develop or thoroughly review all necessary draft reports and complete all stages of review. 

Prepare or thoroughly review final incident reports.

Identify recommendations that should be shared globally for corporate wide implementation.
Develop lessons learned and safety bulletins to help address recommendations properly.

Carry out educational engagements to ensure lessons learned are properly and timely communicated.

Act the subject matter expert in developing and reviewing corporate safety guidance on incident investigations.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you must hold a Bachelor degree in one of the following: Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a related engineering discipline.

You must have years of experience investigating major and moderate, not only minor, industrial incidents and deep understanding of the various tools and techniques currently utilized to conduct such investigations. 

You must have an excellent ability to communicate in English with peers as well as members of management, and be able to produce clear and concise oral and written reports in English.

You should have a good understanding of modern safety management systems, processes, and techniques; as well as international fire and safety codes, recommended practices, and specifications.

Desired Competencies

The following are some of the highly desired competencies for a successful candidate:

Understanding of the hazards related to industrial facilities and their relevant controls.

Understanding of incident causation and impact of human factors.

Knowledge in forensic science and ability to examine and scrutinize evidence on incident sites.

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