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 experienced Scheduling Engineer to join our Global Manufacturing Support Department’s under Manufacturing Capital Efficiency Division (MCED).

MCED is responsible for the planning and execution of Downstream projects across Global Manufacturing facilities. MCED oversees Global Manufacturing Admin Area level Project Portfolio by ensuring quality and enhancing efficiency of capital projects through effective planning and execution whereas each Facility Department (FD) has its own Project Unit (PU) to participate in capital functions.

Your primary role will be to work with Construction Agencies in reviewing and approving the Project Master Schedule using Critical Path Method methodology.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

Participate in scheduling kick-off meetings alongside construction agency and detailed engineering contractors. 
Support Project Engineers in setting schedule expectations with Detailed Engineering contractors. 
Review Level II schedule and key milestone dates such as delivery of long lead items, MC, etc. 
Monitor and control the progress as per Level II approved schedule.
Participate in Level III Scheduling Kick-off meetings. 
Ensure compliance with SA related procedures, and applicable IAPs.
Monitor and control the progress as per Level III approved schedule.
Verify baseline for Project Proposal and if requires rebase line schedule.
Facilitate scope of work meetings and scope of work challenges.
Review all documentation for completeness and compliance. 
Conduct full review of the latest schedule update and cross-check progress with the Progress Measurement System (PMS). 
Evaluate and confirm that the revised schedule does not impact the on stream date. Otherwise, revert to Construction Agency for clarification. 
Ensure the Level IV Schedule meets the requirements of the contract. 
Monitor and control the progress as per Level II approved schedule.
Analyze and monitor the plan, actual and schedule forecast for active projects, including critical path, milestones, progress and productivities etc. 
Calculate on monthly basis the applicable project schedule related KPIs, identify gaps, analyze root-causes & implement corrective actions.
Consolidate overall KPIs and review root causes, analysis and recommend corrective actions.
Review/validate monthly progress reports and updated contractor monthly schedule. 
Evaluate current status, and review proposed actions to recover delays.
Provide support as necessary and highlight potential delays to the project teams and propose potential solutions.
Collect schedule lessons learned and documents as required by company procedures.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor degree in engineering, preferably in mechanical/industrial engineering.

You should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in mega project scheduling activities in the Oil & Gas Industry, preferably within the downstream sector (Petrochemical or Refinery). This should cover all aspects i.e. Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Project’s phases.

You should also be able to demonstrate an overall knowledge of project planning, scheduling and execution management. It is preferable to have PMP or Pmi-SP Active Certificate.

You must have good knowledge in MS word and PowerPoint. In addition, you will be an expert user in MS Excel and Primavera P6 v.15 or higher.

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.