Title:  Operation Engineer Specialist

Job Req ID:  11175

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.

Position description

We are seeking for Operation Engineer Specialist to join the Terminal Engineering Division of Civil Engineering Group

The Terminal Engineering Division is responsible for providing Engineering expertise in support of day to day field operations in areas encompassing instrumentation/control system, electrical, process rotating equipment and material/corrosion analysis. The engineering system field specialist has wide-ranging and specific knowledge of plant operation and process. Serves as technical advisor management and junior operations engineering staff.  

The Operation Engineer Specialist primary role is to support operating and maintenance departments throughout Oil Operations. Provides troubleshooting capability to minimize problems limiting production. Develops and implements strategies and programs to enhance plant availability and to reduce operating and maintenance costs; this include the application of new technology. Leads engineering teams on special projects. Ensures that technical requirements specific to operating plants are implemented on new capital projects. Coordinates and executes long range studies, capital projects. Coordinates and executes long range studies, capital projects planning and scope definition. Participates in technical committees related in his area of expertise.


You will be required to perform the following:



  • Provides high level engineering expertise in the resolution of plant operational problems.  May provide work direction to lower classified engineers.
  • Formulate and implement long-term strategies to improve operations and reduce costs. Defines the long-term technical direction of his assigned operating area.
  • Serve as an advisor to management on technical questions and issues.
  • Responsible for the definition and execution BI-1900 projects as assigned.  Works with Facilities Planning department personnel to develop and define major capital budget items.
  • Provide technical direction in specialized areas to outside design contractors on major capital projects.  Provides technical guidance for the development of capital projects.
  • Lead groups of engineers in the commissioning/start-up phase of complex projects and the mothballing/de-mothballing of existing plants.
  • Ensure that all designs comply with standards, are cost competitive, viable, and meet operational safety requirements. Review waiver requests for non-compliance design and construction issues and provide technical advice for satisfactory resolution.
  • Develop/provide technical direction, and act as mentor to junior engineers.
  • Participate in standards reviews to assure inclusion of requirements that are of practical benefit to field operation and maintenance in regard to safety and efficiency of the plants.  Provides guidance on standards development through technical committee participation. Interprets standards and recommends changes to reduce costs associated with overly stringent requirements.
  • Plans and executes long range technical and operational studies

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Master degree in Engineering from a recognized and approved program.

Fifteen (15) years relevant operation engineering experience in depth knowledge of company and international specifications, codes, and standard, with a knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation.

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