Title:  Instrumentation Engineer

Job Req ID:  5525

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 experienced Instrument & Process Control engineer to join Khurais producing Department as Instrument & Process Control Engineer.

The Instrument & Process Control engineer will be responsible to monitor and trouble shoot the oil, gas and utilities Process Control System and field instruments of Khurais Central Processing Facility in addition to three other remote facilities located in Central Arabia and Mazalij areas. The candidate shall have a thorough understanding of plant unit operations, process control system technologies, field instrumentation technologies, business drivers, and economic evaluations. The Instrument & Process Control engineer shall also demonstrate the ability to work and lead multidisciplinary teams for troubleshooting, investigation & root cause analysis, conceptual designs, operation supports that provide basis for management’s decision.

Key Responsibilities

The Process Engineer will be required to perform the following tasks:

Provide day-to-day technical support to Operations and Maintenance to troubleshoot Process related issues

Develop and review the engineering design packages for any control system and field instrumentation for new or upgrade projects

Review project proposal design packages

Update and maintain engineering documentation and drawings

Propose and trial test new technologies

Develop, monitor and report Key Performance Indicators

Develop and mentor young Engineers

Provide analysis, evaluation and interpretation to support projects, processes and financial evaluations related to Saudi Aramco Capital Investment decisions

Interact regularly with other professionals in various company organizations involved in capital planning and economic analysis

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Control System Engineering, MS is preferred

A Professional Engineer (P.E.)

At-least 10 years of experience as a Instrumentation & Process Control Engineer, and with enough experience in the oil & gas sector preferably in upstream operations including separation traps, dehydrators, desalters, compressors, gas dew point and dehydration systems and utilities. Engineer with operation and design background is preferred

Detailed knowledge of industry standards and codes is required to support the design reviews and plant modifications

The Process Controls Engineer shall have and demonstrate skills in requirements gathering, design, configuration, integration and implementation of process control solutions for chemical industries including batch software, Yokogawa Centum VP DCS systems, Schneider Invensys ESD system, SCADA systems, and networking technology

Experienced in developing ISS and ILDs, DATA sheets etc.

Experienced in troubleshooting control system and field instrumentation issues and field equipment failures

Experienced in conducting risk assessments, safety integrity level SIL study and HAZOPs

Experienced in commissioning and testing process control system and equipment’s

Experience in preparing instrument and process control system specifications and datasheets

Strong skills  to communicate complex technical, economic and commercial concept in a clear manner to individuals or groups with diverse professional background

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