Title:  Power Service Technician

Job Req ID:  7591

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.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Power Service Technician to join our Southern Area Power Operations Department (SAPOD). SAPOD 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 perform specialized installation or diagnosis and repair on all types of electrical systems. You will provide highly skilled expertise and work direction in commissioning, fault diagnosis, testing, repairing, preventive maintenance and routine maintenance on transformers, large circuit breakers and ancillary equipment for substations, switching stations, power plants and large motor controls and underground power cables including fault locating.



•    Perform preventive maintenance, installation, commissioning, testing, repairing, analyze results and troubleshooting the following types of equipment: 480V through 230KV switchgear, oil/air/gas/vacuum circuit breakers, substation power transformers, pad-mounted transformers, pole-mounted transformers, load break switches, high and low voltage  disconnect switches, oil switches, circuit switchers, transformer tap changers (auto and manual), reclosers, cooling fans, substation lighting, substation civil maintenance, emergency lighting, bus ducts and insulators, electric and hydraulic maintenance on heavy equipment.                                                       
•    Perform repairs, installs/maintains all types of transmission and distribution high voltage cables such as, solid dielectric (rubber and synthetics) cables, paper insulated lead covered (PILCA) cables, low pressure oil filled (LPOF) cables, and submarine cables and testing of high-pressure oil filled (HPOF) cables. This shall include cable splices, terminations, tapes, potheads, transitions, and all kinds of elbows.                                                               
•    Utilize various types of testing and measuring equipment such as: TTR, insulation resistance, winding resistance, dielectric, Insulation power factor (Doble) tester, Circuit Breaker Timing Analyzer, ammeters, voltmeters, thermo vision camera, hi-pot, cable test van, battery bank and charger load tests and interpret all tests results.                       
•    Perform potential testing, Hi-POT testing on Power Cables. 
•    Revise existing equipment and systems to conform to verbal instructions, revised drawings, and work orders; then makes operational test runs for satisfactory repair and acceptance.                              
•    Acquire clearances, performs switching, receives work permits, and restores equipment to service, when such activities are required to perform work in a timely manner.                      
•    Train subordinate technicians in advanced diagnostics, troubleshooting, test, repair, and maintenance procedures/methods.   
•    Practice good housekeeping, including jobsite cleanup, conforms to safety standards, rules, and practices and requires it in others.            

Education & Experience Requirements

You should have a minimum of 12 years’ experience in power system construction, commissioning, maintenance and operation with emphasis on transmission and distribution.

You must possess the ability to read work orders, work permits, vendors’ manuals, and schematic diagrams and to communicate with fellow workers on technical aspects of the job.

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