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 looking for a Safety Engineer to join the Southern Area Oil Operations (SAOO) Technical Support Department. The role will be focused on the engineering of safety/operations safety, and will involve in projects at the design phase, from a safety perspective. You will examine the integrity of our systems and facilities, assessing safety programs and leading the development of solutions where opportunities exist for improvements. You will understand design concepts and principles, and integrity requirements of facilities and equipment, and should be able explain the rationale behind the recommendations made. The role will create, implement and lead safety plans, programs and initiatives in order to drive tangible improvements in safety performance, compliance and inspection scores.
Advise management on loss and fire prevention policies, standards and procedures, and recommend changes that can improve risk management programs.
Review long-range trends in loss/fire prevention engineering and advise management on a company response to these trends.
Research emerging safety technologies and conduct feasibility studies and cost analyses to identify improved solutions to existing safety problems and emerging regulatory requirements.
Act as an expert process safety resource for risk identification and mitigation during design, construction, commissioning, turn-over to operations, on-going operations, management of change and decommissioning of facilities.
Review existing company standards, procedures and instructions and recommend cost effective safety enhancements to facilities to align them with the latest international standards.
As a successful candidate you
Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental Science, or in a related field. International safety certification is recommended.
Must have a minimum of 15 years of related safety operational experience, in Oil & Gas industry, diversified manufacturing plants.
Must have the ability to introduce new procedures, designs and technologies that make us more proactive and effective in managing process safety, as well the ability to credibly influence without positional authority.
Must have strong technical expertise in the area of process safety, e.g. design engineering, loss control management, hazard identification, hazard and operability reviews, incident investigations, emergency preparedness and response, safety management systems.
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.