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.


We are seeking an Electrical Engineer to join the Safaniya Technical Support Division (STSD), under Northern Area Technical Support Department (NATSD).

NATSD provides engineering support for the Northern Area Oil Operations with specialized engineering and technical knowledge in the areas of varied disciplines to maximize profitability and meeting highest standards of safety and environment.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Provide high level engineering services to the oil producing and maintenance departments. 

Support projects with respect to scoping, design review, inspection and commissioning of new electrical equipment; review of design packages for compliance with industry and company standards.

Provide technical support to plant maintenance personnel including troubleshooting and forensic analysis of electrical faults. Initiate or conduct special electrical studies for improving facilities power system.

Provide specialized technical service in electrical engineering fields.

Initiate electrical designs or studies related to oil processing and oil handling facilities, residences and utilities.

Occasionally review electrical design aspects of new facilities of the type mentioned.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you

Will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Other advanced professional engineering degree in related field is preferred.

Should have a Minimum of 15 years of professional engineering experience effectively performing similar roles and responsibilities, preferably in oil and gas facility.

Must be confident with engineering and design principles related to electrical engineering. Must have experience in electrical engineering and design application such as ETAP and/or SKM software to perform power system load flow short circuit studies. 

Must have experience working with Un-interruptible Power Supply System, VFD system, GIS systems, power transformers, HV and LV switchgears and LV MCCs. Furthermore, Knowledge base of substations equipment and electrical distribution systems is required along with maintenance and operation expertise. 

Are familiar with engineering practices, codes and international standards requirement, calculation methods and design details.

Understand and interpret and analyze different types of engineering documents and data.

Have an In-depth knowledge of electrical engineering principles and the ability to reflect them in engineering projects from conceptual to detailed engineering phase.

Are able to design and support electrical engineering systems, transmission lines and cogeneration plants.  Skills of technical reporting, presenting, paper writing, negotiating and convincing others as well as and mentoring teams are highly recommended. 

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.