Title:  Lead Sched Engineer

Job Req ID:  12264

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.

Job Purpose

We are seeking an experienced Lead Schedule Engineer to join us Northern Area Oil Operations – Capital Program Management Division (NACPMD).


NACPMD is responsible and accountable for the best delivery in capital projects assigned to the division.


NACPMD is directly involved in executing and managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within budget and to the highest standards of integrity and compliance with procedures and standards. This involves Engineering Design, Procurement and Construction of various C1 type projects of Saudi Aramco.


The primary role of Lead Schedule Engineer would be to work with construction team in preparing, reviewing and/or approving the project schedule and ensure the project is on track by utilizing schedule monitoring tools.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

  • Complete resource loaded schedules in order to ensure standards of productivity are utilized in the schedule.
  • Collect all timing data in order to plan and schedule the full scope of WORK.
  • Work with Design Consultants and Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contractors in developing baseline critical path schedules and progress measurement systems.
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure that contractors can use to develop their baseline schedules and progress measurement systems that enables subsequent reporting in the Saudi Aramco systems.
  • Understand and follow schedule management best practices.
  • Prepare all presentation materials to convey the plans and schedules to the project team and stakeholders.
  • Assist the project team with evaluation of reported progress and status of critical activities with particular attention to deviations from planned activities.
  • Participate in project team meetings including financial forecasting session to ensure schedule and cost alignment.
  • Assist cost engineers with timing information in order for cost forecasting accuracy.
  • Understand cost weightings as it applies to progress systems for reporting weighted progress reports.
  • Update, revise and detail schedules as projects progress through development and execution stages including updating the schedules based on earned-value data from the Field Construction Analysts and other sources of construction tracking and reporting information.
  • Develop and record the project's historical schedule information and lessons learned.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, other advanced professional engineering degree in related field is preferred) from a recognized and approved program.


Should have minimum of 15 years’ experience performing the development of baseline critical path schedules and progress measurement systems in order to plan, update, track, Schedule Risk analyze and report WORK performance for all phases of the project.


Acquires Professional engineering/project management certifications like PMP or Schedule Performance Index (SPI).


Acquires commendable experience with all types of Engineering Drawings developments.


Have excellent English communication skills (verbal and written).

Dynamic attitude towards project improvements and savings.

Work experience in the GCC or Saudi Arabia is a plus.


Must possess strong analytical abilities and project execution skills.


Must have a positive attitude, be open to new ideas, and face new challenges and willing to work collaboratively for the company’s best interests

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