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.


Facilities Planning (FP) is a centralized entity for the planning, development and coordination of Saudi Aramco Capital Program. FP is responsible to develop long term plans that focus on value creation, provide economic evaluations and cost-effective options for capital projects Lead front-end planning and approvals for capital projects.


Automation & Power Facilities Planning Division (A&PFPD) comprises the Information Technology Group, Process Automation Group, Power Group and Utilities Group, as well as Master Plans and Major Studies Group. Utilities Planner responsibilities cover existing and new facilities, and include planning and coordination of non-electrical utilities systems for all Company Business Lines. Non-electrical utilities systems include, but not limited to, steam, process cooling, industrial gases, waste water treatment, water desalination and process water treatment, firewater systems, utilities infrastructure. The activities of A&PFPD include business case development, master planning, projects design basis scoping, and conducting special techno-economical studies. These activities aim at identifying and assessing new capital investment opportunities, enhancing the economic performance and develop feasible alternatives for capital projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop non-electrical utilities Capital Projects from feasibility assessment to full funding, including scope of work development, economic justification and alternatives assessment, and value improvement.
  • Lead the Integrated Project Team (IPT) during the study and scoping phases of the project.
  • Support utilities scope development under other FP divisions.
  • Conducting engineering studies to establish project business case and economic viability.
  • Developing feasible alternatives and projects solutions.
  • Reviewing project specification with project management to ensure economic design and conformance with Design Basis Scoping Papers.
  • Develop executive level briefings, memos, presentations and documents on capital investment and other special study items.
  • Mentor Utilities Planning engineers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering. Advanced degrees is highly preferred
  • Professional Engineer.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in:
    • Non-electrical utilities systems technologies, scope development, design, economics and execution.
    • Business case evaluation and assessment for various non-electrical utilities systems.
    • Leadership of major engineering studies and design packages.
    • Developing strategies and feasibility studies for the upgrade or replacement of installed systems.
  • Very good understanding of oil, gas and chemical processes and industry.
  • Knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, Codes, Standards and Specifications.

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.


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About Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.