Title:  Senior Completion Engineer

Job Req ID:  982

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 is seeking a Senior Completion Engineer to join the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC). We are looking for professionals to conduct upstream research in the Advanced Completions Focus Area within the Production Technology Team. The position offers the opportunity to contribute in leading edge technology development in order to increase recovery, improve operational efficiency and reduce cost.

You will be responsible for Research & Development tasks, such as introducing completion technologies by identifying company needs, setting tool requirements, designing innovative solutions, managing product development collaborations, field testing new products and technology commercialization.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Engage in multi-disciplinary teams to identify well completion challenges and provide solutions to fill the technology gaps. Initiate technology development proposals.

Design and draft different completion components, integrate with downhole completion systems, and model their performance in a given well.

Perform business case analysis for the need to develop new products. Run finite-element analysis and computational fluid dynamics on completion items. Analyze large datasets, preferably using ML codes.

Perform failure mode and effects analysis, fault tree analysis and tool reliability studies.

Install and trial test new technologies in the field. Implement full-scale deployment of high-impact technologies. Recommend new advanced completion techniques for horizontal and multi-lateral wells.

Write and publish technical papers and patent applications. Prepare and present technical talks to highly technical audience. Participate in technical societies and groups.

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you

Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline. Master’s or PhD degree is recommended.

Have A minimum of 10 years related experience with demonstrated skills design and Research &Development of well completions or equipment.

Have an intensive knowledge of horizontal and multi-lateral well architecture, completion and production procedures and technologies.

Have knowledge of well intervention methods, advanced completions packaging, product testing and qualification.

Have skills such as Finite Element Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, reliability, metallurgy, nodal analysis, functional completion design, and intellectual property are a plus.

Have history of technical publications and patents.

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