Facilities Planning Engineer – Distribution, Terminals & Pipelines

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.

Job Purpose

We are seeking a Facilities Planning Engineer to working within the Pipelines, Distribution & Terminals Division (PD&TFPD) of the Facilities Planning Department.    The PD&TFPD comprises of the Pipelines Group, Distribution Group, Terminals Group, and Master Plans & Major Studies Group. The activities of PD&TFPD include; developing Field Master Plans and Facilities Design Basis, conducting studies and economic evaluations, developing business investments justifications and evaluating alternative scenarios for capital projects; coordinating project designs and securing investment funds.

The Facilities Planning Department is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program throughout the Company.


  • Conduct studies of major additions and/or upgrades to existing pipeline facilities.
  • Perform system hydraulics and economic analysis of existing and new pipeline facilities.
  • Interface with operating organizations, engineering and project management team.
  • Create presentations to Corporate Management on pipeline issues.
  • Full-time advisor and consultant to Saudi Aramco management.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Advanced degree is highly preferred
  • 12 years of experience preferably in the oil industry or similar process industry
  • Knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, U.S. Codes, Standards and Specifications.

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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