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 Medium Voltage (MV) Switchgear Specialist to join the Technical Services Division of Power Systems Technical Support Department. The Technical Services Division 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. The High Voltage Equipment Engineer specializing in switchgear and control gear, works under the High Voltage Equipment Unit (HVEU). The incumbent provides the specialized technical support for the company with regards to designs, standards, commissioning, maintenance, operation, investigations, etc. with regards to power system switchgear and control gear; ensuring safe and reliable Power Supply.

Duties & Responsibilities

Serves as Subject Matter Expert in equipment failures and repair techniques during root cause investigations. Perform Root Cause Analysis on all critical equipment failures. Perform continuous review of the HV equipment maintenance programs to identify improvements to ensure the HV asset’s safe and reliable operation. Provides technical consultation to the maintenance agency as required in identifying and reviewing critical spare parts list of existing equipment. Provides technical consultation to assess the condition of aging switchgears and breakers. Provide technical expertise on troubleshooting failures, repairs, and evaluating if the equipment is designed to meet its intended or existing service conditions. Provides technical engineering input on repair details and offers onsite technical support, especially for critical equipment for the process. Provides engineering input for switchgear work 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 and update company standards and be familiar with international standards. Possess strong technical training, speaking, writing, and customer service skills. Able to direct daily work activities with limited supervision and able to work cooperatively in a team environment

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized and approved program, an advanced degree (Msc) and Professional Engineer certification such as chartership or PE is preferred.

The successful candidate will have a Minimum of 8 years’ experience of operations and maintenance experience directly working with MV switchgear/control gear. You will have In-depth knowledge, experience, and recognition as a switchgear specialist include membership of international engineering bodies and contribution at international conferences.

You will be able to demonstrate Working Knowledge of ANSI and IEC designed switchgear, breaker design (including mechanisms and interruption technology – vacuum, air, compressed air, SF-6), motor control gears, motor contactors, and pad-mounted SF-6 equipment.

You will also have the ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities and seek opportunities to improve results and processes proactively, contributing to the goals, safety, and profitability of the company. Additionally, assimilating and quickly applying newly acquired technical information is also necessary.

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.