Title:  Mechanical Rotating Equipment Engineer

Job Req ID:  1705

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 Rotating Equipment Engineer to support the Gas Compression Program mega project activities during the pre-commissioning, commissioning and start up. The Engineer will continue to ensure maintaining normal operations post the startup of the Department facilities, and establish the department main rotating functions related aspects.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following: 

Provide day-to-day technical support to operations and maintenance to troubleshoot rotating equipment related issues.
Develop, evaluate and review rotating equipment engineering design for reliability enhancements and required modifications/upgrades.
Develop and maintain the reliability reports for rotating equipment. 
Review the equipment historical data and conduct reliability studies. 
Analyze and diagnose machinery vibration and in reliability practices (predictive maintenance, lubrication, etc).
Participate in pre-commissioning and commissioning of new equipment, field checkout and testing walkthroughs and prepare exception list and work on resolution related exception items.
Lead and participate in teams preparing the startup, normal operation, and shutdown procedures and developing of department’s
Operation instruction Manuals (OIMs).
Provide field support during startups, shutdowns, and initial
Turnaround and Inspection (T&I) for all major process equipment that is required after one year from onstream date/commissioning.
Conduct rotating equipment performance evaluations by conducting performance test to assess, troubleshoot and optimize gas Compression processes. Review and evaluate design or proposed changes.
Lead, monitor the efforts in troubleshooting and determining the root causes of failures for several types of rotating equipment such as gas compressors, air compressors, pumps, gearboxes, motors, etc.
Work on developing the basic aspects of "layers of protection" as mandated by the new corporate program Asset Integrity Management System (AIMS) as they apply to protection of process facilities from hazardous incidents.
Develop process KPI's for plant rotating equipment operation performance. Participate in troubleshooting and investigation teams to solve process upsets.

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you

Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (rotating equipment).

Must have a minimum of 10 Years’ experience in Oil & Gas industry operating facilities. A Fundamental of Engineers (FE) License is preferred.

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