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 for an experienced Electrical Technician (Fabrication, Welding & NDT)  to work in Mechanical Services Shops Department (MSSD) in Abqaiq / Planning and Technical Services Division having hands on experience Provides work direction, technical guidance, and supervision for work crews in the fabrication, welding, and repair of plant pressure vessels, piping, and auxiliary equipment. And act a mentor if required.

MSSD has state-of-the-art workshops and facilities that are driven by our most valuable asset, which is the department’s skilled and experienced workforce. Its primary responsibility is to maintain Saudi Aramco’s rotating and stationary equipment. The department plays a vital role in the company as it provides support to all field organizations by maintaining and repairing corporate equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides work direction for a crew of 6-10 craftsmen. Evaluates work in progress to control product quality and work team productivity. Reviews outstanding work requests to plan manpower assignments and to determine specific requirements for materials, tools, and department.


Requests materials, tools, and equipment for fabrication work through the SAMS system or through the Maintenance Planner. Performs administrative duties as required of Group Head, including report writing and record keeping regarding welding work performed by crews under his supervision.


Provides technical advice and guidance to lower craftsmen, operations and maintenance to assist in planning T&Is or large fabrication projects. Ensures that all craftsmen working under his direction follow safe and proper welding procedures, in adherence to all pertinent company standards.


Performs on-the-job training and mentoring for lower qualified craftsmen under his direction, and maintains records of on-job training accomplishments of all craftsmen in the unit.


Troubleshoots and performs the necessary analysis on complex projects to determine (a) if repair is required, (b) nature of repair to be made, and (c) whether repairs will be made in shop or field.

Minimum Requirements

Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years’ in fabrication, welding & NDT field as stipulated above under position description. Candidate must have the following the field experience requirements.

  1. Experience in Serving as the technical authority concerning all fabrication, vessel maintenance, equipment installation and repair, and/or testing, inspection, and welding.
  2. responsible for directing and controlling the work of 6-10 Welders, Pipefitter/Fabricators, and Field Metals Mechanics in projects involving fabrication of pipe spools and structural steel assemblies or repair of plant piping and equipment

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.