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Title:  Senior Electrical Inspector

Job Req ID:  1620

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 Senior Electrical Inspector to join our Power Systems Engineering Department (PSED).

PSED is responsible for providing and managing highly technical and specialized engineering services to support the safe and reliable operation of Saudi Aramco electrical power system generation, transmission and distribution networks.

Your primary role will be to manage the inspection team and provide required support to ensure effective inspection tests. You will review the inspection report and evaluate reported actions for management review as well as monitor and perform revisions to contractor quality plans and activities to ensure meeting compliance standards.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:  
Develop weekly QC audit plan for all major /critical electrical equipment’s, activities, major repair and pre-commissioning activities.
Responsible for coordination among other departments and between inspectors to carry out assigned tasks.
Attend regular and task-oriented meeting within department and other departments/contractors.
Ensure all findings are properly logged, reported and solved by inspectors during field check in maintenance process. 
Review PM defects and evaluate actions required either by following up with field engineering or other departments.
Responsible for providing required resources to inspectors to carry out their assigned task/ activities.
Prepare and issue the monthly PQI for KPI’s. As well as, prepare the summary PQI to the department head. Maintain PQI target as per established system.
Initiate and escalate NCRs, worksheets for not rectified jobs base on violation logged by inspectors.
Conduct management review meetings and communicate the recommendations to inspection team, on the effectiveness of the developed quality system.
Prepare and deliver a quarterly project quality status report to division head/PSED. 
Plan and coordinate all internal/external assessments for critical assets, risks associated along with Inspection Assessment group from ID/ISSD.
Coordinate the review repair and task lists procedures and checklist developed by engineering.
Coordinate the development of maintenance inspection and test plans.
Coordinate the development of set procedures for material handling, roles and responsibilities, forms etc.
Review and analyze results and findings of both the internal and external assessments. 
Review and approve contractor’s quality plans, procedures, personnel qualification and all Schedule Q deliverables if applicable.
Track and maintain quality records related to inspection for PSED.
Ensure no overdue inspection as per EIS intervals.
Consult with area specialist engineer for any repair that requires material or design change or any engineering evaluations. 
Monitor contractor overall maintenance works, quality activities for installation and pre-commissioning if applicable. 
Review overall inspectors’ competence, awareness and required trainings to improve their assigned tasks.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. A Masters degree is preferred.

You should have a minimum of 15 years of relevant industrial experience with at least 8 of those years in the proposed specific inspection specialty.

You should be able to demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of National Electric Code/NFPA 70, IEC or equivalent standards

You should also be able to demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of electrical installations, preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance, including materials, methods, specifications, and hazardous location classification.

General knowledge of ISO 9001 quality requirements as well as international standards, as applicable to your proposed discipline, is required.

ISO 9001:2008/2015, NFPA 70 Certified or equivalent will be preferable.

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

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