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 a Power Transformer Specialist to join our Power Systems Engineering Department (PSED) working under our High Voltage Equipment Unit (HVEU).

PSED is responsible for providing and managing highly technical and specialized engineering services to support the safe and reliable operation of Saudi Aramco electrical power system generation, transmission and distribution networks.

HVEU provides technical support for the company with regards to designs, standards, commissioning, maintenance, operation and investigations with regards to power submarine cables to ensure a safe and reliable power supply.

Your primary role will be to provide the technical support for the company with regards to designs, standards, commissioning, maintenance, operation and investigations with regards to power system MV, HV and EHV Power Transformers, to ensure a safe and reliable power supply.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate will be required to perform the following:
Serve as subject matter expert in equipment failures and repair techniques during root cause investigations. 
Perform continuous reviews of the HV equipment maintenance programs to identify improvements to ensure the HV asset’s safe and reliable operation.
Support maintenance agency as required in reviewing spare parts list of existing equipment. Provide technical expertise on troubleshooting failures, repairs, and evaluating if the equipment is designed to meet its intended or existing service conditions. 
Provide technical engineering input on repair details and offer onsite technical support, especially for critical equipment for the process.
Provide engineering input for design packages to ensure Saudi Aramco standards and material specifications are followed. 
Represent the organization in industry and professional organizations, users’ group, which address or govern electrical codes and standards. 
Review company standards and be familiar with international standards. 
Maximize technical contributions in department by publication of papers, innovative ideas, filing of patents, presenting in conferences and technical forums.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. A Masters degree is preferred.

You must have a Professional Engineer certification such as chartership with a recognized Engineering Institution.

You should have a minimum of 10 years of power transformer operation and maintenance experience demonstrated by suitable references primarily related to power transformer design.

You must demonstrate distinct experience as a transformer specialist, such as contribution in international conferences as transformer specialist or employment by leading power transformer manufacturer.

You will have a deep, technical level insight in transformer construction and design practices covering distribution and transmission type transformers related to diagnostic testing, condition assessment, aging characteristics / symptoms related to corrosion.

Its preferred if you can highlight active roles during commissioning as part of a projects or as OEM.

You must be familiar with transformers FAT in a leading capacity demonstrating depth of compliance with manufacturing standards such as IEC and participate as member in the relevant CIGRE Working Group.

In-depth knowledge, experience, and recognition as a power transformer specialist include membership of international engineering bodies and contribution at international conferences. 

You should also be capable of assimilating and quickly applying newly acquired technical information.

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.