Title:  Utility Engineer

Job Req ID:  10209

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.


As a recognized company expert in the chemical business, IK Liquids to Chemicals Development is developing the production, shipping and marketing of refined products, liquid chemicals and solids chemicals as an alternative route-to-market for our oil and gas resources.  Oil & Chemical Industry Utility Engineer is responsible to review all related Utility design, conducting technical and commercial assessment for the utility systems, working with different Project Organizations to develop plans/design basis, philosophy and strategy for project. Utility Engineer is act as technical consultant and subject matter expert when required.

Key Responsibilities

•    Conducting technical and commercial assessment for the utility systems (power, steam, oxygen, nitrogen, instrument air, distilled water, waste management, storage tanks, etc.) to determine possible outsourcing to 3rd party.

•    Reviewing plans/deliverables for new integrated refinery and petrochemical projects to ensure that they comply with Company Standards and Regulations as well as industry codes.

•    Working with different Project Organizations to develop plans/design basis for utilities project such as Cogeneration, Desalination, CO₂ Capture System, Waste water treatment, Hydrogen Manufacturing, Air Separation Unit, etc.

•    Reviewing the Project Design for the utility systems such as Cogeneration, desalination, CO₂ Capture System, Waste water treatment, Hydrogen Manufacturing, Air Separation Unit, etc.

•    Daily Interaction with different Organizations to interpret, analyze, and act on their needs and requirements related to the utility systems, infrastructure and supply chain.

•    Develop Utilities design philosophy and Strategy.

•    Participate for Preparing Philosophy for OSBL/ISBL Interconnecting Pipelines from marine to facilities and vice versa including feedstock cross-country pipelines (e.g. Ethane, Crude, Utilities, etc.)

•    Perform a full lifecycle review of any design related to utilities.

•    Acts as technical consultant and subject matter expert when required.

•    Participate, review, and analyze any document related to Utilities such as:
o    Power and Steam Supply
o    Desalinated Water Supply 
o    Cooling Water Supply / Return 
o    Steam and Condensate Return 
o    Oxygen / Nitrogen Supply to NH3 complex and other plants
o    Instrument Air / Plant Air Supply 
o    Industrial Wastewater / Sewage 
o    Firewater 
o    Seawater Supply / Return 
o    Chemicals/raw materials supply to the facilities


  • articipate and review energy and Hydrogen utilization report, and CO₂ report, inclusive of low purity and high purity sources.
  • Participate, review, and analyze any document related to utility, infrastructure, and supply chain.  


Minimum Requirements

Education: Utility engineers need a bachelor’s degree in engineering, such as civil engineering or electrical engineering or Chemical engineering or Mechanical engineering

Experience:  at least 15 years, preferably in the oil industry and Chemical industry

  • Possesses excellent communication skills (strong English language, preferably other languages too)
  • Excellent negotiation skills and strong commercial/business acumen
  • Knowledge in refining and petrochemical processes and their associated utilities and services.
  • Familiar with Utility Corridors (Power, Water, Sea Cooling, Pipelines, Roads, etc.)

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