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 Upstream OE & Operational Compliance requires a Safety Advisor / Consultant to support Upstream organizations on Process Safety and major Incidents investigations matters. The candidate’s primary focus will be on employees from Onshore and Offshore oil and gas processing plants and drilling.

Key Responsibilities

The candidate will be required to perform the following:

  • Enhance Businessline safety standards and general procedures such as work permit, process safety, hazards identification, risk management, emergency preparedness etc.
  • Developing loss prevention, fire prevention and safety standards, procedures and General Instructions (GIs) for matters not already addressed by existing resources.
  • Providing advice and consultation to Upstream management as requested to facilitate Safety Management System (SMS) enhancement.
  • Develop critical safety documents for major activities such as job safety analysis and hazards identification plans.
  • Assisting departments in preparing for major safety review such as loss prevention compliance reviews.
  • Researches emerging safety technologies and conducts feasibility studies and cost analyses to identify improved solutions to existing safety problems and emerging regulatory requirements.
  • Acting 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.
  • Developing and delivering safety training materials and safe work procedures to the field personnel.
  • Instructing on safety concepts, practices and standards (both on-the-job and classroom based).
  • Directing and participating in the preparation of major reference manuals documenting corporate and LPD safety systems, policies, and procedures (e.g., LP Policy, SMS manual, Safety Handbook, Construction Safety Manual). Reviews related high-level documents from other organizations or outside parties with potential to impact the safety of company operations as required.
  • Facilitating and leading incident investigations including interviewing witnesses, data gathering and verification and implement a root cause analysis.
  • Facilitating and leading safety audits by identifying areas of non-compliance with occupational health and safety regulations and advise on how to improve existing conditions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in process safety and loss prevention from an internationally recognized institution.
  • A bachelor degree in preferably chemical or mechanical engineering.
  • Certified Safety Professional from Board of Certified Safety Professionals or equivalent (NEBOSH Diploma).
  • Master degree or PHD is recommended.
  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience working in operations for oil, gas, petrochemical plants or refineries, with clear evidence of having delivered major impact in this capacity.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a senior position as a Loss Prevention and Fire Prevention expert, with clear evidence of having delivered major impact in this capacity.
  • 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.
  • Extensive experience leading and participating in HAZOP and SIL studies with internationally recognized certifications.
  • Extensive experience working in organizations that have diversified manufacturing plants.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision on relatively unstructured tasks. Must have the demonstrated ability to produce top quality written and oral reports.
  • Excellent command of oral and written English.

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.