Overview

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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.

Job Description

We are seeking a Renewables Power Engineering Specialist, with skills and competency to support the evaluation and development of renewables business cases and capital projects.

You will be working under the Renewable Project Development and Support Division which performs projects’ due diligence, feasibility study, site-specific engineering analysis, specific design reviews, evaluation of energy requirements of residential, commercial, and industrial scales for Saudi Aramco facilities. You will have an extensive experience on both grid interactive or standalone solar PV with energy storage systems design. Furthermore, economic analysis, standards development and thorough evaluation of different technologies and system design alternatives is a key competency in candidate to recommend best investment decisions with maximum attainable Net Present Value (NPV). All of the aforementioned skills shall be substantiated by a solid knowledge and experience of renewables and electrical engineering discipline.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Develop long term master plans to develop new cost effective and innovative design strategies and solutions in different operating areas of Saudi Aramco to meet sustainability goals.

Conduct economic analysis and thoroughly evaluate different project alternatives to recommend best investment decisions with maximum attainable Net Present Value (NPV) for renewable systems.

Examine technical studies to align with Saudi Aramco project proposal procedures.

Perform in solar resource data analysis for feasibility studies and system design (PR, Yield, Availability, Production etc.).

Conduct site visits to perform for feasibility study including load profiling studies using power analyzer

Perform complex power and energy flow simulations to provide cost effective optimum Solar PV and energy storage systems

Responsible for understanding the operational requirement, conducting site visits, site feasibility & Renewables systems design and complete execution.

Provide technical studies and guidance on energy storage technologies in terms cost, reliability, applicability, efficiency. 

Support project development team to prepare technical scope of work, cost estimation

Design both grid interactive or standalone PV systems for industrial applications with different installation configurations

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate you should hold Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Renewables Engineering. Master’s Degree in Engineering is a preference. CEM certification is a plus

Have five to ten  years’ engineering design experience in Solar PV, Concentrated solar and Energy storage (heat and chemical storage technologies).

Strong technical experience in Solar PV and Energy storage technologies (Flow batteries, Lithium batteries), system design, optimization, technology assessment and techno-economic feasibility studies, grid interconnection and reliability or distribution either with utility or end-users.

Solar PV experience including plant design, installation and commissioning, system interconnection, codes and standards.

Computerized Solar PV Systems analysis tools experience such as PVsyst, HOMER, AutoCAD,  PVGIS tools, power analyzer/logger, IV curve tracing and battery tester

Green Hysrogen, Fuelcells and Wind energy experience is a plus

 

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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11218

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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.