Title:  Senior Inspector Engineer

Job Req ID:  7105

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.


Shedgum Gas Plant is looking to hire Mechanical Engineer with Maintenance reliability engineering background.  ShGP was brought on stream in 1981. The plant current processing capacity is 2.5 billion standard cubic feet per day (BSCFD) of associated and non-associated gas. The plant products are NGL, Ethane, Sales Gas and Liquid Sulfur.

ShGP department consist of 8 operating units as follows:

Inlet Units - North Gas Treating and Feed Gas Units – South Gas Treating and Amin Units – NGL Recovery Units – Fuel and Sales Gas Units – Utilities – Sulfur Recovery Units – Sulfur Handling Units. In addition, ShGP equipment had increased to 58000 equipment by adding the new project such as shipper pumps and STP. 

The selected candidate is will be responsible to provide a technical expertise, troubleshooting of rotating equipment repetitive failure through root cause analysis or any fault analysis methods. Support day to day maintenance activities on major equipment’s.

You will perform the full range of inspection activities in one or more of the inspection disciplines.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Monitor non-destructive testing examination results to determine defects, corrosion, mechanical damage, or blockages and makes recommendations for repairs or replacement as required.

Perform or monitor all types of equipment inspection.

Perform or monitor all tests and inspections on equipment that has been repaired or modified to assure that the equipment meets the manufacturers

Perform or monitor all necessary inspections for the installation of hot tap, weld plus ends repair sleeves, or any welding that is required on piping or equipment while in service.

Monitor heat treatment of piping, vessels, and equipment.

Witness hydrostatic and/or pneumatic tests on static equipment which includes the review of Hydrostatic, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams as well a Safety Instruction Sheets to assure that the correct pressure is used, the system is isolated properly and that relief valves are properly set and installed.

Perform welder performance and welding procedure qualification records reviews

Monitor all aspects of welding operation on new or existing equipment

Evaluate equipment for fitness for service based on API 510 criteria.

Assist in Risk Based Inspection Assessments by providing required data or facilitating assessments.

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, with a minimum of 15 years’ experience; or a solid 20 years’ experience if you do not have an engineering degree.

Your experience must be in oil/gas industry.

You should have a strong knowledge in piping, equipment and welding.

You must be a Quality Management System registered/certified auditor (IRCA/RABQSA) or ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor Course or equivalent.

You must have excellent knowledge in processing.

You must be certified in all or most of the following certification: Coating inspector – Level 2 Certification, CSWIP-BGAS Grade-1 Certification, NACE 2 Certification, SSPC 2 as Equivalent to level II, CSWIP 3.1 or CWI/AWS Certification, API 570, 510, 653 Certification

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