Title:  Transformer Engineer

Job Req ID:  11220

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

Power Systems Technical Support Department (PSTSD) is seeking a power transformer engineer to perform the required support and provide high level technical advices with regards to transmission and distribution power transformers starting with selection and ending with retirement of assets; with thorough understanding of different designs, manufacturers, installations and issues related to the field. The incumbent will act as a subject matter expert (SME) jointly working with all relevant entities in the company; providing services to Power Systems Customers to ensure safe and reliable Power Supply in the most cost-effective manner.

PSTSD 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. The High Voltage Equipment Engineer specializing in Power Transformers works under the High Voltage Equipment Unit (HVEU). The incumbent provides the technical support for the company with regards to designs, standards, commissioning, maintenance, operation, investigations, etc. with regards to power system MV, HV and EHV Power Transformers; ensuring safe and reliable Power Supply.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Serve as Subject Matter Expert in equipment failures and repair techniques during root cause investigations. Continuous review of the HV equipment maintenance programs to identify improvements to ensure the HV asset's safe and reliable operation.

Support maintenance agency as required in reviewing spare parts list of existing equipment. Provide technical expertise on troubleshooting failures, repairs, and evaluating if the equipment is designed to meet its intended or existing service conditions.

Provide technical engineering input on repair details and offers onsite technical support, especially for critical equipment for the process.

Provide engineering input for design packages to ensure Saudi Aramco standards and material specifications are followed. Represent the organization in industry and profession organizations, users' group, which address or govern electrical codes and standards.

Review company standards and be familiar with international standards. Maximize technical contributions in department by publication of papers, innovative ideas, filing of patents, presenting in conferences and technical forums. Possess strong technical training, speaking, writing, and customer service skills.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering with power systems courses and professional Engineer certification such as chartership or PE. MSc is preferred.

You will have at least ten (10) years of work experience in Power Transformer Operation and Maintenance experience demonstrated by suitable references primarily related to Power Transformer Design. Other requirements are:

Have deep, technical level insight in Transformer construction and design practices covering Distribution and Transmission type transformers related to diagnostic testing, Condition Assessment, aging characteristics / symptoms related to corrosion.

In-depth knowledge, experience, and recognition as a power transformer specialist include membership of international engineering bodies and contribution at international conferences.

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