Title:  Industrial Skills Training Specialist

Job Req ID:  13655

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 an Industrial Skills Training Specialist to join the Engineering & Training Services Division of the Saudi Aramco Fire protection Department.

The Engineering & Training Services Division is responsible for providing 3rd party accredited training, development and professional certification opportunities to the Saudi Aramco Fire Protection Department’s workforce from initial recruit through to Chief Fire Officer.  In support of this mission, the division operates a National Board for Fire Service Professional Qualifications and International Fire Service Accreditation Congress accredited certification system and delivers training primarily through one of it’s three designated training centers.

The  industrial Skills Training Specialist’s primary role is to lead programs from the instructional design phase through to field delivery and obtaining 3rd party accreditation of the relevant test instrument phase of the learning process in line with the latest published edition of the appropriate NFPA standard. 

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

  • Coach, mentor and develop instructional faculty that serve in roles below the incumbent’s level for purposes of workforce development, career progression and succession.
  • Conduct training needs analysis to establish and instructional design proposal.
  • Perform a greenfield instructional development design inclusive of bespoke audiovisual aids, plans of instruction, reference handbooks, lesson plans and test instrument development in line with relevant NFPA standards.
  • Perform training assessments to determine course Return on Investments.
  • Inspect, maintain, service and operate field training resources and facilities assigned to the training centers.
  • Perform and demonstrate at a role model level of proficiency, all skills required of trainees within the training course being delivered, under adverse environmental conditions such as extreme heat, humidity within IDLH live fire and technical rescue environments.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in either Fire Science, Emergency Management, Occupational Safety or similar from a recognized and approved program.

You will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in frontline fire-rescue response, with an organization that has a comparable risk profile of Saudi Aramco.

Additional Requirements:

  • You will have at a minimum either ProBoard or IFSAC Accredited Certification as Fire-Fighter-I/II, Hazardous Materials Operations Level, Fire Service Instructor Level-II and Fire Officer Level-II. 
  • Additional ProBoard or IFSAC certification in areas of Haz-Mat, Technical Rescue, ARFF, are 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