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 an experienced Vibration Engineer to work in our Global Manufacturing Excellence Center (GMEC).

GMEC provides the required high-quality technical support to Saudi Aramco owned & affiliate refineries, NGLF, and petrochemical plants inside Saudi Arabia & across the globe.

Your primary role will be to provide technical evaluation, monitoring and enhancements to the rotating equipment performance including all the relevant auxiliary systems in the refining, NGLF, and petrochemical plants.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:
Develop our vibration monitoring programs and guidelines for Global Manufacturing affiliates.

Conduct benchmarking assessments across our facilities and various vibration programs and provide recommendations to enhance performances.

Provide technical support to the operation team for the rotating equipment, analyzing their dynamic behavior, operative conditions and boundaries in order to guarantee reliable and safe operations.
Conduct a thorough analysis of the vibration readings & plots.
Troubleshoot rotating equipment failures & performance.
Utilize knowledge and familiarity with the international standards in order to improve the equipment performance.
Introduce new solutions & technologies pertaining to vibration field.
Conduct testing & cross phase analysis for the rotating equipment.
Provide technical support to the maintenance team to enhance predictive maintenance strategies.
Provide technical solutions whenever the machines experience failures, utilizing sound strategies to analyze to address and rectify the root causes in order to prevent reoccurrences.
Utilize the vibration monitoring tools (online/offline) and other maintenance & reliability tools (SAP, iMOM, MERIDIUM) to support decisions in case of failures, or abnormality.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you must have a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering.

You should have a minimum of twelve years experience in the rotating equipment discipline, with at least five years of relevant experience in the field of vibration analysis & troubleshooting.
You should be certified as CAT-III Vibration Analyst.

Experience in overseeing rotor dynamic behavior of turbo machinery (polar, shaft centerline, bode, cascade) is preferred.

You should have a thorough knowledge of the online/offline monitoring tools & systems as well as field balancing experience.

Knowledge & experience of ODS/Amplification motion analysis is required. 

You should have a thorough knowledge of engineering practices & international codes, standards and specifications, including ISO 10816 and ISO 7919. 

Familiarity with the basic investigation tools and techniques like FRACAS, RCA, and TAPROOT is an added value.

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.