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Title:  Turnaround and Inspection Engineer

Job Req ID:  1393

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.


Uthmaniyah Gas Plant Department (UGPD) is seeking an engineer with Turnaround and Inspection (T&I) maintenance experience who will apply an extensive and diverse Knowledge and experience, analyze and interpret conceptual ideas into workable solutions for complex problems and issues. Also, address and resolve critical situations, both technical and non-technical. UGP was brought on stream in 1980. The plant current processing capacity is 2.40 billion standard cubic feet per day (BSCFD) of gas. The plant products are NGL, Ethane, Sales Gas and Liquid Sulfur.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Participate in the yearly operating plan budget, and the Mid-Year and Year-End Accountability reports.
Ensure internal orders, notifications and work orders (PM-03) are initiated as per the SAP workflow requirements pertaining to the T&I work scope. 
Ensure preparation of detailed T&I schedules and the Critical Path Diagrams form together with identifying the required manpower utilizing the available software, such as Primavera, Microsoft Project, etc. Ensure contractor awareness of the T&I final schedule. Review detailed T&I schedules and submit them to the T&I director 
Ensure shutdown and startup detailed activities are incorporated in the Primavera/MS Project schedule, including the systems and equipment release schedule.
Coordinate for the timely completion of pre-shutdown work, such as the prefabrication of new piping sections, or the re-tubing of heat exchangers, etc. This includes all work order types that will be included in the shutdown scope of work. 
Arrange special tool certifications for equipment such as air winches, cutting machines, overhead cranes and baskets.
Prepare lists of all expense project packages and ensure all required expense projects are developed and approved. 
Lead contract procurement related to all expense projects. 
Ensure all scope, from all parties are consolidated in one T&I scope including EIS schedule and to try to optimize the T&I schedule, duration, and cost.
Coordinate all needed logistics, including those with external organizations. 
Ensure the development of T&I work packages and provide planning progress report to management. 
Ensure the T&Is is being executed within the defined boundaries of cost, schedule and quality. 
Consult with senior management for approving or rejecting scope changes and advise them on the risk these changes create to the T&I schedule and cost goals. 
Develop T&I execution plans. 
Develop the “daily progress report” for management during execution. 
Provide general coordination to all concerned parties to ensure that required information is available 
Facilitate all T&I related meetings such as scope of work kickoff, scope challenges, safety meetings.
Verify contractor(s) qualifications and certifications. Verify the quality and quantity of contractors and SA manpower. Ensure all contractors have attended a safety orientation. 
Prepare and issue comprehensive post-T&I reports. Monitor accounting budgets vs. actuals for work requests, materials orders, etc. 
Make sure critique meetings are held to identify areas of concern and areas for improvement. 
Prepare/initiate discrepancy requests. 
Participate in the planning of Oil Supply Planning & Scheduling Department (OSPAS) three-year schedules and follow-up on its approval. 

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you

Hold a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Must have a minimum of 15 years of experience in Turnaround and Inspection (T&I) preferably in the oil and gas industry, in scheduling and planning.

Should have an in-depth knowledge of international standards and codes ASME, API and ANSI especially standard such as API610, API 617, API 692, API 691 and others related to maintenance.

Have experience with maintenance systems and maintenance tools such as SAP, RCM, PMO, PdM…etc, working knowledge in advanced machinery vibration analysis, reliability centered maintenance, preventive and predictive maintenance strategies.

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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