Title:  Hydrogeologist

Job Req ID:  12325

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 Hydrogeologist to join the Ground Water Division of Geological Operations Department.

The Ground Water Division is responsible for providing [for providing effective and specialized hydrogeological solutions and operational support for Exploration and Development, Facilities and Communities, through aquifer characterization, monitoring and modeling while ensuring safety and environmental standards.

The Hydrologist primary role is to integrate geological, hydrogeological, geophysical, and hydrochemical data to characterize and evaluate aquifer systems on a local and/or regional scale. Support and perform groundwater resources assessment, hydrogeological conceptualization, groundwater contaminant characterization & assessment and groundwater management. Design and supervise water wells drilling, pumping testing, analysis and interpretation in the office and field]

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

  • You will have to conduct desk based hydrogeological assessments. Perform data collection, collation and analysis.
  • Assess and identify appropriate locations for new production wells.
  • Design water well completions and supervise the drilling process in the field.
  • Design and conduct pumping tests in the field, and analyze the data in the office.
  • Provide advice on borehole maintenance and optimizing well yield.
  • Assess water quality issues in production wells. Provide detailed hydrogeological investigations including technical reports and letters summarizing the findings, conclusions and make recommendations.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Geology/Earth Sciences from a recognized and approved program. Master’s degree (or higher) in hydrogeology or related sciences is preferred.

You will have ten years’ experience in hydrogeology, including at least five years in water well design, completion, water well testing, analysis and interpretation.

  • You will have a solid hydrogeological background on groundwater resources assessment, groundwater conceptualization, monitoring network design and management and hydrochemical characterization of aquifers.
  • You must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of map contouring methods and map generation is a requirement.
  • Understanding of groundwater modeling platforms and knowledge of numerical and analytical methods in aquifer modeling for flow, transport and density is preferred.
  • Good understanding of the aquifer system flow and contaminant transport processes is desired.
  • You will be able to demonstrate ability and willingness to mentor co-workers in applying hydrogeological principles to conduct hydrogeological studies and investigations.
  • You will also have knowledge of current industry trends, practices and technologies in hydrogeology.

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