Title:  Control Systems Engineer

Job Req ID:  12105

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 Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join our Yanbu Refinery Department (YRD) within Maintenance Engineering Unit (MEU).


Yanbu refinery currently has the capacity to process 250,000 BPD and is located in Western Saudi Arabia (Yanbu City). MEU is responsible to provide technical Maintenance support to daily activities and execute expense projects to ensure compliance with Saudi Aramco & industry standards, regulations, and safety protocols.


Your primary role will be to promptly deal with any issues when faults or problems with equipment occur.

Key Responsibilities

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

Evaluate and troubleshoot equipment performance and mechanical problems.

Evaluate new technologies and alternatives for equipment repair and come up with the optimum decision.

Manage equipment repairs, upgrades and complex installations utilizing inhouse resources or contractor services.

Participate in RCA and other technical discussions.

Provide full support and monitor our Junior Engineers.

Monitor & close all payments for the contractor services in timely manner.

Provide technical support to the maintenance team to enhance preventive maintenance strategies and checks, along with predictive maintenance strategies and operation-based maintenance checks.

Participate effectively in OME’s meeting and provide all needed technical maintenance support.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from a recognized and approved program.

You should have a minimum of 10 years maintenance experience.

You should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of engineering practices.

Preferred certifications include Fundamental Engineer (FE), Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP).

Any other extra relevant certificates will be a plus.  

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