Title:  Maintenance Planner

Job Req ID:  1645

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 Maintenance Planner to join Southern Area Power Operations Department (SAPOD).

SAPOD’s main responsibility is to deliver electrical energy to customers in the safest, most reliable and economical manner through a competent workforce committed to excellence and customer satisfaction.

Your primary role will be to plan, estimate and schedule maintenance work in Abqaiq Power Operations Division. You will utilize corporate maintenance computer programs and databases such as SAP to provide information in a timely efficient manner and respond to business queries related to assets maintenance, work order, cost, depreciation and any other associated details.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following: 
Process work orders. 
Visit job sites when necessary. 
Utilize knowledge of craft skills and knowledge of the equipment involved, and places job steps in the proper sequence.
Identify all materials, tools, equipment, and special preparations required for each job step. 
Provide foremen with a completed package at minimum cost. Ensuring that materials are received prior to scheduling the job and that surplus and excess materials are returned to the proper materials handling personnel for eventual return to the Storehouse.
Arrange and schedule support service equipment, to coincide with the maintenance order scheduling. 
Provide maintenance performance monitoring data for your assigned area or unit. Prepare whole job standards and review the log of existing whole job standards for potential application.
Schedule coordination meetings and present the weekly schedule of workable maintenance jobs from the backlog. Ensure which jobs will be worked in the upcoming week.
Prepare daily schedules from the approved weekly schedule. Coordinate the daily schedules with maintenance foremen, supervisors and operations Foremen and ensure that a complete planning package is attached to the work order. 
Request crane/trailer and ensure contract readiness or other resources required on the daily scheduled jobs. List, edit and check all issued maintenance tickets and plans/schedules work.
Plan major jobs with the assistance of senior planner and develop critical path charts if required. 
Update maintenance order statuses.
Generate plant maintenance reports. 
Provide maintenance performance monitoring data for your assigned area. 

Minimum Requirements

You must have a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Equipment Maintenance/Electrical field.

You should have a minimum of 11 years’ experience in various fields.

You must hold a valid SAG Driver's License.

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