Title:  Maintenance Planner

Job Req ID:  11008

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, with industrial background and experience in planning, estimating and scheduling maintenance work, to join one of our refining facilities.

Your primary role will include planning, monitoring and controlling progress according to the defined measurement criteria and work breakdown structure. You will work to assist in producing reports consisting of progress curves illustrating the current developments, describing the outcomes and forecasting future tasks, and shall coordinate with planning and scheduling functions.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

Use your knowledge in various SAP transactions to perform regular planner duty that includes, but is not limited to, opening/initiating internal orders, notifications, maintenance work-orders, planning the activities with required resources, ordering the materials, and track all maintenance activities within your respective area.

Plan for equipment isolation and safety precautions and estimate job step craft man-hour requirements.

Prepare weekly and daily schedules by reviewing backlog and coordinating work requirements to comply with operation rankings.

Ensure availability of all resources required are met and available, prior to scheduling work, and obtain approval of the schedule updates maintenance order statuses & follows up until completion of orders.

Monitor the progress of the maintenance on a daily basis and give feedback to maintenance supervisor and supporting the execution team.

Ensure the history is updated and technically completed on all works orders prior to closing them.

Ensure onsite availability of all materials, manpower and service requirements.

Process the return of all support equipment and machines (i.e. crane, forklift, air compressor, flood glitch, etc.)

Daily contact/coordination with concerned parties that includes Operations Foremen, Maintenance Supervisors and personnel to clarify work scopes on Maintenance Work Orders, required resources, status update, and the path forward.

Prepare detailed job step plans in proper execution sequence, with details of craft man-hour and crew size requirements for each step.

Minimum Requirements

You should have a minimum of 11 years maintenance experience, including at least three years devoted to planning of maintenance jobs.

You must have high school certification. A Bachelor Degree in Engineering is preferred.

You should have the ability to identify all materials, services, equipment’s, and special preparations required for each maintenance job.

Knowledge of SAP is a must (SAP PM AND MM MODULE).

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