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 an Electrical Engineer to join our Unconventional Resources Operations Department (UROD).
The UROD is responsible for operating all the surface facilities, which include the field wells and processing facilities.
Your primary role as an Electrical Engineer in an unconventional asset will be to provide professional advice and guidance regarding electrical systems, schemes, equipment or techniques, facility designs and solutions to operating and maintenance problems. You will have a thorough understanding of plant operations, specialized experience in electrical high voltage and low voltage systems for large scale complex electrical distribution system. In addition, you will have experience in power reliability analysis for electrical distribution systems which involves carrying out power system studies using software like ETAP etc.
As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:
Provide day-to-day technical support to Operations and Maintenance Units to troubleshoot and fix electrical systems including reporting and documentation.
Provide expert advice and assistance to design, construction, maintenance engineers and operation personnel on all matters related to electrical systems.
Develop engineering conceptual plans for the new installation and upgrade projects including development of work scopes, calculations and detailed technical specifications.
Review Project Proposals and Detailed Designs packages for new facilities.
Develop and maintain the UR engineering standards and design best practices.
Participate on the testing & commissioning of the new facilities and Turnaround and Inspection (T&I).
Update and maintain engineering documentation and drawings.
Analyze system performance and find solution for Energy saving.
Ensure quality, cost effective and timely solutions to any upgrade.
Test and pilot new technologies.
Ensure full HSE Compliance.
Report and analyze key performance indices.
Make recommendations for technical/economic optimization of existing facilities.
Lead feasibility/profitability studies for new facilities.
Contribute to Business Unit strategy.
Assists in the training, development and mentoring of younger staff.
Provide analysis, evaluation and interpretation in support of projects, processes, and financing related to Saudi Aramco capital investment decisions.
Maintain and expand on contacts within the industry.
Regularly interact with other professionals in various company organizations involved in capital planning and economic analysis.
You must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university. A higher degree is preferred.
A Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration is desirable but is not essential.
You should have a minimum of 15 years working experience in Electrical engineering, with at least 10 years’ experience in the field of Oil and Gas Industry.
You must be conversant and have working knowledge of industry codes and standards, such as NFPA, ANSI IEEE, IEC, API, NEC, NACE and others.
Experience with specifications and data sheets for Electrical equipment like EHV GIS/AIS Switchgear, Power Transformers, large synchronous/induction motors, HV/LV Switchgears and Control gears, EHV/HV/LV Cables, Bus ducts, EHV GIBs, UPS, Battery Charger, NGR, Panel boards is a requirement.
You should also have experience in preparation of Single line diagrams, protection and metering schemes, motor schematics, Hazardous area classification drawings, substation automation architecture, synchronizing and bus changeover schemes.
Experience in electrical engineering calculations like Grounding/Earthing, Battery charger/Battery sizing, Transformer sizing, Cable sizing, Electrical Load schedules, Lighting. Also knowledge of Electrical Power system studies including Short Circuit, Load Flow analysis, Motor starting, Arc Flash Hazard studies, Relay coordination and setting using software like ETAP is essential.
You must also demonstrate the ability to work with design contractors to review contractor design packages, provide input to FEED packages, introduce new technology to enhance company productivity, suggest innovative solutions to optimize equipment performance, demonstrate safe working practices.
Be able to conduct failure analysis and provide recommendations for failed electrical equipment.
Experience with electrical equipment field Installation, Commissioning and testing as well as in Electrical Equipment layouts, plant cable routing layouts, lighting and grounding layouts is preferred.
You should be able to communicate with multidiscipline engineers to complete projects.
Have proven ability to communicate effectively with management at all levels within the organization.
Strong written and oral communication skills are also essential to be able to communicate what are frequently complex technical, economic and commercial concepts in a clear and succinct manner to individuals and groups from diverse professional backgrounds.
You must be able to work effectively with the minimum of supervision on relatively unstructured tasks.
You must be willing to work in remote areas depending on the project or task assignments.
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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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.