Title:  Safety Advisor - Consultant

Job Req ID:  6142

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.


Saudi Aramco Upstream OE & Operational Compliance requires a Safety Advisor / Consultant to support Upstream organizations on Process Safety and major Incidents investigations matters. The candidate’s primary focus will be on employees from Onshore and Offshore oil and gas processing plants and drilling.

Key Responsibilities

The candidate will be required to perform the following:
Enhance Businessline safety standards and general procedures such as work permit, process safety, hazards identification, risk management, emergency preparedness etc.

Developing loss prevention, fire prevention and safety standards, procedures and General Instructions (GIs) for matters not already addressed by existing resources

Providing advice and consultation to Upstream management as requested to facilitate Safety Management System (SMS) enhancement

Develop critical safety documents for major activities such as job safety analysis and hazards identification plans

Assisting departments in preparing for major safety review such as loss prevention compliance reviews

Conducting training sessions to the field personnel related to safety procedures and issues
Researching emerging safety technologies and conducts feasibility studies and cost analyses to identify improved solutions to existing safety problems and emerging regulatory requirements

Acting as an expert process safety resource for risk identification and mitigation during design, construction, commissioning, turn-over to operations, on-going operations, management of change and decommissioning of facilities

Developing and delivering safety training materials and safe work procedures

Instructing on safety concepts, practices and standards (both on-the-job and classroom based)
Developing loss prevention, fire prevention and safety standards, procedures and General Instructions (GIs) for matters not already addressed by existing resources

Directing and participating in the preparation of major reference manuals documenting corporate and LPD safety systems, policies, and procedures (e.g., LP Policy, SMS manual, Safety Handbook, Construction Safety Manual). Reviews related high-level documents from other organizations or outside parties with potential to impact the safety of company operations as required

Minimum Requirements

Post graduate degree in process safety and loss prevention from an internationally recognized institution
A bachelor degree in preferably chemical or mechanical engineering. Master degree or PHD is recommended
Certified Safety Professional from Board of Certified Safety Professionals
A minimum of 15 years’ experience working in operations for oil, gas, petrochemical plants or refineries, with clear evidence of having delivered major impact in this capacity
A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a senior position as a Loss Prevention and Fire Prevention expert, with clear evidence of having delivered major impact in this capacity
Strong technical expertise in the area of process safety, e.g. design engineering, loss control management, hazard identification, hazard and operability reviews, incident investigations, emergency preparedness and response, safety management systems
Extensive experience leading and participating in HAZOP and SIL studies with internationally recognized certifications
Extensive experience working in organizations that have diversified manufacturing plants
Must be able to work with minimum supervision on relatively unstructured tasks. Must have the demonstrated ability to produce top quality written and oral reports


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