Title:  Structural Engineer

Job Req ID:  2144
Description: 

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.

Overview

We are seeking an experienced Structural Engineer to join our Project Management team (PMT). Saudi Aramco's PMT's are directly responsible and accountable for the delivery of best in class capital projects assigned to the department.  PMT is directly involved in executing and managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within budget and to the highest standards of integrity and compliance.  This will involve engineering design, procurement and construction of various standards of integrity and compliance.  This will involve engineering design, procurement and constuction of various sizes, types and complexity of small, medium to multibillion-dollar-mega-projects.

Project Management Department manages and executes projects, usually from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Stuctural Engineer's primary role is to ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction, and project completion is done in compliance with the project contract requirements, i.e., project schedule, cost, HSE, and company standards and procedures.  The Structral Engineer role also involves in some cases to review and study mechanical modifications to oil and gas processing/handling and utilities facilities.  Occasionally called upon to design mechanical aspects of new facilities of the types mentioned.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Design or study structural modification to oil and gas processing, oil and gas handling and utilities facilities. Execute capital projects according to the work scope, schedule, and budget.
Responsible for project development and completion: Preliminary engineering to detail designs to construction and the final and safe turnover to proponent.  Review the structural design calculations for steel structures and reinforced concrete foundations for in-plant buildings and equipment support, such as pressure vessels, heat exchangers, furnaces, tanks, air coolers, pumps, piping, and electrical cables in all refinery facilities. Duties also include developing design packages and technical studies, providing consultation and review service on all capital projects, and performing design evaluations related to general civil, geotechnical and structural engineering fields.

Review the structural calculations in accordance with AISC and company standards, to determine if an existing steel structure can safely support increases in load, and provide recommendations to strengthen the structure when required.
Review in-house detailed design packages to modify facilities, such as buildings (offices, PIB, control rooms, substations, etc.), equipment supports structures and foundations. Typically, a field survey is conducted to gather data and formulate a safe, constructible, and economically viable solution for the project. A typical package includes: the scope of work, steel framing layout, connection details, foundation size and reinforcing steel arrangement, material take off, and sequence of construction.
Design development of project proposal, include definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimate leading to funding appropriation and approval.
 Participate in HAZOP Studies, FEED review and Detailed Engineering.
Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications and procurement, and/or construction bid packages.
Provide input to develop and prepare contracting plan and strategy for solicitation, evaluation, and award of contract for detail engineering, procurement, and construction.
Coordinate activities and resolve issues among proponents, contractors, and other parties to allow construction activities to progress according to plan and finalize mechanical completion
Review the project schedule, and coordinate and monitor the assigned project’s progress, and challenge below par performance of the contractor.
Review and resolve day to day contractors’ claims and complaints related to the assigned project (structural) work during construction, and ensure HSE compliance
Ensuring compliance to company standards, procedures, policies, and agreed work specifications.
Fully understand contract documents (inclusive of appendices, drawings, and specifications), project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards specifications, and project schedule, to support the project manager and/or company representative in the timely completion of project.
Project Reporting and implementation of company initiatives during project execution.
Use of company systems and tools, e.g., Sharek, CRM, and SAP.
Upholds engineering ethics and maintain high standards of professional behaviour and conduct.
Resolve project management problems related to your area of expertise, including project planning deficiencies, project quality defects (in engineering, procurement, or construction), schedule slippages, and potential cost over runs.
Lead multiple concurrent projects, each potentially with one or more support engineers
Analyse schedules and budgets.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university; a higher degree is preferred.  Ideally a Professional Registered or Chartered Engineer.

You will have a minimum of 12 years of related experience in the oil/gas industry working as a civil engineer.  Your experience will include working on the engineering design and construction phases of projects.

You will be familiar with International Engineering Codes and Standards.

You will have excellent English communication skills both verbal and written.

PMP certification is desirable but not mandatory.

Knowledge of the international standards and codes AISC, ACI and API is essential. API-936 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