Title:  Maintenance Engineer

Job Req ID:  4242

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 Chemical Engineer to work with North Ghawar Engineering Division under North Ghawar Producing Department (NGPD). The NGPD is an oil and gas producing department. It meets the company’s energy demands in reliable, efficient and financially competitive manner while striving to the highest Health, Safety, Security, Environment (HSSE) standards. It embraces circular economy principles, and latest technologies evolving around industrial revolution (IR) solutions.

Chemical engineering plays a major role for NGPD to safely run its facilities and meet its oil and gas production targets. The engineer will work with all engineering disciplines to ensure, optimize, and enhance the oil & gas processing within the organization, including participating in technical chemical engineering reviews of NGPD’s current and future projects.

Key Responsibilities

You are expected to perform the following:

Develop continuous improvement operating and process solutions by collecting and analyzing operating information and data. Act as technical consultant on operational and process-related problems.

Prepare and issue engineering-related documentations as required, such as procedures, reports, Operating Instruction Manuals (OIMs), technical presentations, Management of Change (MOCs).

Initiate and develop innovations, technologies and procedures to optimize operations and operational costs.

Initiate, review, and develop small and large projects required to maintain Maximum Sustainable Capacity.

Work with other related organizations to design and implement modifications and new construction.

Participate and contribute to comprehensive department management program to maintain and continually improve process performance, business management, and safety KPIs.

Work with other company departments and third parties to support department objectives.

Utilize knowledge and experience to prepare procedures for field execution to upgrade, repair, retrofit, replacement and repair of plant equipment and prepare Operating Instruction Manuals.

Assist, train and mentor less experienced engineers, as required.

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you

Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering.

Must have a minimum of 10 years’ design and/or plant operations experience, preferably in the oil and gas business, such as Gas and Oil Separation Plants (GOSPs), or similar and relevant process industries.

Must have chemical engineering discipline knowledge and field experience to support and maintain day-to-day reliable operations.

Should have experience in the support of both small and large-scale capital projects.

Must have experience with using MOC for plant changes, design review small and large projects, SAP system, e-review and other industry software.

Must have knowledge and experience with process control, including the use of HYSYS and other process simulation software and hydraulic simulations, as well as practical experience with Process Hazard review and implementation programs such as HAZOP and MOC.

Should have a thorough knowledge of engineering practices, economic principles, calculation methods, design and international codes, standards, specifications and industry EPC entities, such as API 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