Title:  General Mechanical Engineer

Job Req ID:  1582

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.



Safaniya Offshore Producing Department (SOfPD) is handling the largest offshore oil fields in the world. The Department mission is to be recognized as a leader in offshore producing industry by producing, processing and delivering oil and associated gas as per corporate requirements in safe, environmentally responsible, and cost-effective manners while maintaining the capacity to achieve maximum sustainable production capability. The Department is covering 3 offshore fields, SFNY, ZULF and MRJN. It consists of 6 divisions, 3 operations per field, and 3 support divisions (Line Maintenance, Maintenance Services and Engineering). The Mechanical Engineer is needed for Line Maintenance who is responsible for providing regular maintenance for the equipment in all Safaniya offshore producing plants.

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to execute NW&U and BI-19 projects, Participate in all design package reviews of the project and ensure that constructability comments and concerns are incorporated. Also, lead material procurement, contracting, and construction activities as well as coordinate with Line Maintenance as required for major maintenance, commissioning and cut-over activities.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Develop scope of work for equipment repair and major maintenance activities. Perform maintenance engineering optimization and enhancement studies.

Closely monitor and improve Corporate Maintenance KPIs. Take lead in Knowledge Sharing such as delivering technical presentations, arranging workshops, campaigns, writing technical articles highlighting the SOfPD initiatives, etc.

Correct and report any field asset/equipment’s that are not assembled against the correct Function Locations to the concern OME.

Spot check the history entry quality & report the discrepancy to the concern shop Supervisor or Foreman for repeated deficiencies.

Monitor Maintenance Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) & generate relevant reports for concerned entities with clear flagging for the concern area & needed corrective action towards achieving the KPI target.

Work as a focal point of contact & administrator for the Planning Group & resolve any related concerns and to work with the group customers & other unit within maintenance to resolve any concerns related to the planning to provide optimum service.

Provide technical guidance to employees assigned to the Engineering.

Evaluate and review safety and work improvement related to engineering and Promote the unit members contribution in all related programs (Safety, innovation & E-learning).

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate you

Hold a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Have a minimum of 15 years of experience with advanced knowledge in SAP System, planning activities and Rotating Equipment Engineering, obtained through a combination of experience and continuing education. Preferred to have professional engineering certifications.

Have an intensive experience in the area of hydrocarbon process engineering, understanding of rotating equipment and experience in condition monitoring system.

Must be able to interpret and analyze different types of engineering documents, data engineering technical drawing, and drawing associated with machine such as curves.

Have the Knowledge and experience in rotating equipment, their components, and auxiliary systems construction along with their functions including, but not limited to the following (Pumps, Compressors, Gas turbines, power turbine, Gears and gearboxes, Mechanical seals, Bearings Control and protection system of rotating equipment including vibration system, ESD System and Anti surge, Recycle system). 

Are familiar with required international Codes and Standards.

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