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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.


Sheddgum Gas Plant (ShGP) is seeking a Rotating Equipment Maintenance Engineer who will apply an extensive and diverse Knowledge and experience, analyze and interpret conceptual ideas into workable solutions for complex problems and issues. Also, address and resolve critical situations, both technical and non-technical. ShGP was brought on stream in 1981. The plant current processing capacity is 2.5 billion standard cubic feet per day (BSCFD) of associated and non-associated gas. The plant products are NGL, Ethane, Sales Gas and Liquid Sulfur.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Coordinate maintenance programs with user units to determine relative priorities and on-time completion of work in critical operating facilities with available work force.

Assign maintenance manpower within assigned area to meet daily changes in operating requirements and priorities. Recommend special work schedules, overtime or contractor participation to meet unusual or emergency situations.

Plan assigned Turnaround and Inspections field-wide, analyze and sequence all work requests; estimate required manpower, justify when necessary requests for additional manpower, overtime or extension of unit downtime. Assure that all details of material and equipment are available at jobsite. On major Turnaround and Inspections, may direct one or more Maintenance Engineers in accomplishing this phase of the work.

Execute the actual work during a Turnaround and Inspection period, coordinate activities of assigned craftsmen and such other personnel are assigned (night shift coordination, etc.) to assist in the execution of the work. 

Act as the day shift coordinator on Turnaround and Inspections or direct the activities of one or more Maintenance Engineers assigned to this phase of the work.

Report to concerned Maintenance Supervisor on quality and quantity of workmanship and adherence to standards by Maintenance Engineer and craftsmen within assigned areas and recommend improved work methods. 

Report on deviation from approved schedules and assist in the correction of such deviations.

Review Project Proposals to assure that maintenance aspects are considered in final design.

Coordinate maintenance work between Maintenance Divisions when services from various divisions are required.

Perform special assignments as directed, utilize engineering knowledge and experience. Such assignments may include work direction to one or more Maintenance Engineers. In Digital Maintenance Engineering, perform engineering analysis of real time, process control digital systems in central operations facilities to aid in fault diagnosis. 

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you

Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Must have a minimum of 15 years of experience in rotating equipment maintenance (centrifugal gas compressors, air compressors, steam turbines, dry gas seal, mechanical seals, power gas turbine units, various types of pumps, fans motors) preferably in the oil and gas industry, in troubleshooting, trip investigating and performing root cause failure analysis of rotating machinery. 

Should have in-depth knowledge of international standards and codes ASME, API and ANSI especially standard such as API610, API 617, API 692, API 691 and others related to rotating equipment design and selection.

Should have experience with maintenance systems and maintenance tools such as SAP, RCM, PMO, PdM…etc, working knowledge in advanced machinery vibration analysis, reliability centered maintenance, preventive and predictive maintenance strategies.

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.