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 Substation Equipment Engineering Specialist to join the Consulting Services Department (CSD), Electrical Engineering Division (EED). CSD, Substation equipment SME is responsible for providing effective specialized engineering consultations for operations and capital project, introducing viable technologies, and maintaining engineering standards and material specifications for substation equipment.

The incumbent major functions are initiate or conduct special studies for improving facilities or operation, provide specialized technical service in recognized engineering fields, and act as consultant on complex engineering problems, designs and projects on requirements for electrical equipment, including switchgears, motor starter, and transformers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead and recommend new continuous improvement solutions for installations or modifications to improve existing facilities and standardization within substation equipment field.
  • Lead the activities of project proposal that includes development of scope, functions, interrelationship, integration, physical solution definition, cost estimate, etc.
  • Plan, schedule, and provide work direction for preparation of designs, processes, reports, correspondence and related data and assures the efficiency, adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of challenging engineering problems.
  • Formulate the basis for engineering studies in any of several basic or special engineering fields by analyzing and evaluating all relevant data.
  • Evaluate data as to scope, effect on existing installations, economic value, and long-range planning and budgetary considerations.
  • Initiate detailed work outline and makes decision as to basic approaches, processes and/or equipment.
  • Perform work and/or delegate work to other engineers for final development of specialized or technical proposals and proposed projects.
  • Review recommendation from vendors, engineering firms, and licensors.
  • Develop scope and description of technology items, and leads the implementation and operation of developed solutions in the field.
  • Conduct peer-review of technical reports and reviews work of third party, project designs, technology reports, and engineering standards.
  • Mentor and train younger Engineers in the field of Substation Equipment.

Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. in engineering. M.S. or other advanced professional engineering degree is highly desirable. Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or registration is highly desirable.
  • At least Ten (10) years of professional experience, including years as an engineer in responsible charge of technical work in his field of specialty, that includes experience in sizing, construction, installation and commissioning of high voltage electrical equipment, such as switchgears, motor starter, and transformer equipment, in addition to factory acceptance testing. Recognized by Engineering Services as an expert in his field.
  • Preferably have published papers in technical journals.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills and be willing to transfer implicit knowledge and teach courses to specialists and engineers in the field, preferably have published papers in technical journals.

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.