Req Number: 18931BR

Position Description:
We are seeking an experienced Chemical Process Engineer to work under Abqaiq Plants Operation Department (APOD).

APOD process hydrocarbons at the highest standards of safety, reliability, efficiency and in an environmentally responsible way through empowered competent teams and using state of the art technologies.

The engineer will perform and direct complex engineering tasks including leading process upsets investigation teams, HAZOP teams, and providing guidance, work direction and training to junior engineers in work techniques, methods and process equipment. Also provide technical support relating to plant processes, equipment performance and reliability, energy efficiency, safety, cost savings, innovation and new technology applications. Additionally, you will provide technical review and support to plant modifications.

Minimum Requirements:
The successful candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.

Minimum 9 years’ experience, preferably in the oil industry and at operating facilities.

Able to perform process simulations and carry out equipment sizing and performance calculations (e.g. Relief valve, control valves, heat exchanger performance).

Experience in process safety management systems & tools including risk assessments, HAZOPs and MOC’s.

Thorough knowledge of industry standards (e.g. API) as well as best practices (RAGAGEP).

Duties & Responsibilities:
You are expected to be able to perform the following:

Process troubleshooting and optimization.

Provide technical guidance and field support for all process related issues in the plant.

Lead investigations and HAZOP’s.

Carry out detailed design reviews of plant modifications.

Carry out equipment/process assessment studies as well as feasibility studies to improve plant safety, reliability or efficiency.

Identify, assess and implement new technologies to enhance process safety, reliability and efficiency.

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.

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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.