Title:  Field Rotating Equipment Engineer

Job Req ID:  6384

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 Rotating Equipment Engineer to join Safaniya Onshore Producing Department (SONPD). 

The department’s primary responsibility is receiving offshore crude production, processing and shipping the oil and gas to meet production quotas while maintaining sales specifications.  SONPD operates two large scale GOSPs in northern Saudi Arabia, including oil/water/gas separation, crude desalting, gas compression and formation water treatment and injection.  You will work in a remote, on-site Rotating Equipment & Reliability Engr., supporting efficient and reliable operation for pumps and gas compressors from 5 to 21,000 hp. 

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Support and maintain day-to-day reliable operations and minimize equipment out of service.  Develop and manage rotating PM (Preventive Maintenance) programs, generating RHI (Repair History Index) reports, trip investigations, evaluating equipment performance, recommending improvements and new technologies, recommending materials, supporting equipment operation and managing small upgrades and construction projects.

Direct, coordinate, advise and technically support to sustain asset integrity and reliability of wide range of rotating equipment.

Conduct troubleshooting, failure analysis, resolution of chronic reliability issues and participate in Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) studies. 

Develop strategies for up gradation or replacement of obsolete equipment and systems.

Develop continuous improvements solutions and formulate proposals by collecting, analyzing information and data relative to operating requirements, economic considerations and other pertinent factors. 

Propose new construction, modifications, programs, etc. to maintain and optimize equipment performance.

Follow and inspect construction progress of assigned capital projects to ensure successful start-up and operation of new equipment.

Assist, train and mentor other engineers.  Develop new-hire Saudi Engineers in all aspects of engineering, identify training needs and mentor for long term success.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you

Will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering.

Should have a Minimum of 15 years’ experience working with mechanical equipment, and minimum 5 years’ experience working with pumps and compressors in the field with commensurate engineering discipline knowledge as rotating equipment specialist, preferably in the oil or similar process industry.

Must have an Experience in maintenance, repair, spare parts, vibration analysis and performance monitoring and diagnostics of pumps and compressors.  This includes leading equipment trip investigations and issuing investigation and reliability reports.

Have an Experience with using industry software, and providing and executing industry recognized programs for rotating equipment and reliability.  This includes knowledge of TPRM (Total Plant Reliability Management), AIMS (Asset Integrity Management System) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) techniques. 

Have a Thorough knowledge of engineering practices, economic principles, calculation methods, design and international codes, standards, specifications and industry EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) entities and equipment vendors.

Shall (preferably) have experience working with international workforce and remote location.

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