Electrical Engineer

Saudi Aramco

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.


Saudi Aramco Global Manufacturing is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to work under Assets Technical Solutions Department (ATSD)  to handle electrical engineering aspects. 
The successful candidate should have a minimum of 15 years work experience preferably in oil and gas refining/petrochemical industries(20+ years is preferred) The candidate should be familiar with the topics of electrical safety and arc flash hazards mitigations, hazardous area classification, power generation, distribution and protection, motors and motors controls, AC/DC Systems, electrical studies and industry standards (NEC, IEC, NFPA, IEEE, NEMA, API, etc.). 
The electrical engineer main responsibility is to develop plans and processes to ensure facilities’ electrical equipment and systems throughout its lifecycle to reduce safety, environmental and economic risk, while maintaining compliance with all applicable codes and standards.  The engineer will be responsible for providing technical support on major and critical electrical issues. The applicant should be a strong team player who will interface and work with multiciliary teams. 


Key Responsibilities

1.    Develop and maintain lifecycle management program and database for critical electrical equipment.
2.    Manage and maintain the corporate arc flash hazard mitigation program and conduct audits.
3.    Provide technical expertise and participate in failure investigations to capture the outcome and share with other facilities to avoid recurring electrical equipment failures.
4.    Develop and Manage centralized service contract for critical assets UPS, ATS, Battery Charger, Excitation, MV cables testing.
5.    Manage the Cogeneration assets performance and lead the technical programs, studies and assessments.

Minimum Requirements

1.    Bachelor’s degree of Electrical Engineering.
2.    Minimum 15 years of experience (20+ preferable) in refining/petrochemical industries
3.    Experience performing electrical power system studies utilizing ETAP modeling (preferred)
4.    Familiarity with electrical maintenance and troubleshooting practices for industrial electrical systems.
5.    Experience with specification, application and maintenance up to 15kV class electrical equipment.
6.    Knowledge of power generation (cogeneration), power distribution and power automation (preferred).
7.    Fluent in English, oral and written.

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.


To apply for this job please visit careers.aramco.com.

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