Title:  Lead Engineer

Job Req ID:  11839

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 Power Systems Asset Integrity Engineer to join the Reliability & Asset Management Division (R&AMD) of Power Systems Technical Support Department (PSTSD).

PSTSD provide HV Electrical Equipment Specialized technical support to Power Operations. R&AMD is responsible for administrating Power Systems engineering studies, equipment life cycle management, reliability assessments, equipment failure analysis, digital transformation, maintenance strategy reviews & enhancement to ensure safe, reliable and efficient power supply to all company’s hydrocarbon production & other support facilitates.

The Power Systems Reliability & Asset Integrity Engineer primary role is to provide support, consultation, guidance and assistance to Power Systems operating areas and projects including engineering analysis and assuring adherence to Reliability & Asset Integrity Management standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Develop, manage, update and monitor implementation of short and long-term asset management policy, strategy, initiatives and work plans for power system asset and ensure alignment with overall company Strategic Asset Management Program.

Manage PS owned Substations by deploying Asset Integrity Management System (AIMS) Program.

Manage Power Systems HV Electrical Equipment Life Cycle Managements Process.

Develop and manage Contingency Plans to sustain Power Supply in case of Substation/facility interruptions.

Evaluate risk-based maintenance methodology based on likelihood and consequences.

Coordinate asset management plans and initiatives with operational entities.

Provide technical guidance and tools in the area of risk and reliability assessment and management to work groups involved with distribution infrastructure replacement, substation infrastructure replacement, and transmission infrastructure replacement.

Assist in development of reliability models based on specialized modelling software.

Perform Asset failure trending and analysis. Identify repetitive failures and perform RCA to avoid reoccurrence of failures.

Perform data analysis using techniques (APM, RCA, Six Sigma (6σ) etc..). Calculate and update the asset KPI’s. Issue reliability program monthly reports (MTBF, MTTR, bad actors, etc) updating the equipment health progress, and reporting failures and successes.

Oversees PS assets performance and report PS technical KPIs for T&D assets.

Utilize SAP Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) to document and track unreliability events and reliability improvements opportunities.

Provide technical information for field unreliability events backed up with equipment history & process data intended for area maintenance. Review the PM Defect Reports and evaluate corrective actions. Communicate with venders, suppliers and manufacturers for equipment reliability support.

Participate in developing, revising and tracking Asset Management strategies.

Supervise the documentation and development of asset inventory for each class of assets, asset condition, level of service and performance, risk signature, maintenance strategies, repair/replacement models, financial forecasts, and tactical and work plans.

Support Business case development to initiate asset replacement programs.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate should hold a minimum of Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering working on High Voltage Power Systems Electrical Equipment. Ten (10) years of experience in Oil & Gas, Petrochemical Industry or Power utility in the field of Power Systems Reliability & Asset Integrity Management.

Familiar with reliability programs such as (RCM, MTBF, Bad actors, etc.) including SAP system or equivalent computerized systems.

Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), TapRooT Analyst or 6 Sigma Certification is 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