We are seeking an experienced Project Engineer (Process/Chemical) to join our Project Management team (PMT). Saudi Aramco PMTs are responsible and accountable for the delivery of best in class capital projects assigned to the department. PMT is directly involved in executing and managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within budget and to the highest standards of integrity and compliance. This will involve engineering design, procurement, and construction of various sizes ($), types and complexity of small, medium to multi billion dollar mega-projects, including: the Marjan Increment Program, the Crude Oil to Chemicals Program, the Gas Compression Program, the Berri & Zuluf Increment, and the AMIRAL Program.
Project Management Department manage and execute projects usually from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Project Engineer’s primary role is to ensure that engineering design, procurement, construction, and project completion, is done in compliance with the project contract requirements, i.e., project schedule, cost, HSE, and company standards and procedures. The Project Engineer’s role also involves the review and study of modifications to oil and gas processing/handling and utilities facilities. Occasionally called upon to design aspects of new facilities of the types mentioned.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from a recognized university; a higher degree is preferred. Ideally a professional Registered Engineer (C.Eng or P.Eng).
You will have 7 years of related experience, preferably in the oil industry or similar process industry, working on the engineering design and construction phase of projects.
You should have experience in the support of both small and large scale capital projects.
Work experience in the GCC, Saudi Arabia, or Saudi Aramco is a plus.
You will be familiar with International Engineering Codes and Standards.
You will have excellent English communication skills (verbal and written).
Dynamic attitude towards project improvements and savings.
PMP Certification is desirable but not mandatory.
Duties & Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:
Design and/or study of chemical modification to oil and gas processing, oil handling, and utilization of facilities.
Manage and execute capital projects according to the work scope, schedule, and budget.
Ensuring compliance to company standards, procedures, policies, and agreed work specifications.
Responsible for project development: preliminary engineering to detail designs to construction and the final and safe turnover to proponent.
Manage General Engineering Services (GES) design contractor activities during the development of project proposals, including the definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimates leading to funding appropriation and approval.
Develop and preparation of contracting plan and strategy for solicitation, evaluation and award of contract for detail engineering, procurement, and construction.
Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications, and procurement, and/or construction bid packages.
Coordinate activities and resolve issues among proponents, contractors, and other parties, to allow construction activities to progress according to plan and final mechanical completion.
Be part of critical review teams, e.g., Design (30%/60%/90%), PHA / HAZOP, P&IDs, Flow Diagrams, Data Sheets, Procurement Requisitions, and Vendor Data.
Review and resolve day to day contractors’ claims and complaints related to assigned project work during construction and ensure HSE compliance.
Fully understand contract documents (inclusive of appendices, drawings, and specifications), project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards, specifications, and project schedule, to support the project manager and/or company representative in the timely completion of project.
Performs change order estimating and assists the Project Manager or Company representative in change order negotiations.
Project Reporting and implementation of company initiatives during project execution. Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and potential changes.
Attend project meetings, e.g., progress, stakeholders, design review, plot plan, and value improvement.
Assist in managing and reviewing the project progress, i.e., planned vs. actual. Review of project schedule, coordinating and monitoring the assigned project progress, and challenge below par performance of the contractor.
Reviews, coordinates, and monitors invoices (claimed vs. actual physical progress checks) and contractor’s submittals.
Use of company systems and tools, e.g., Sharek, CRM, and SAP.
Upholds engineering ethics and maintain high standards of professional behavior and conduct.
The Engineering & Project Management (E&PM) business line studies, plans and oversees the construction of the Company’s new facilities, including some of the biggest and most complex projects in the petroleum industry. Recently, Saudi Aramco completed the largest capital program in its history that included new or expanded oil, gas and petrochemical facilities, raising maximum sustainable crude oil production capacity to 12 million barrels per day and significantly increasing gas production and processing capacities. Among the recently completed projects was the largest crude oil increment in the history of the industry: Khurais, with a production capacity of 1.2 million barrels per day. More challenges lie ahead, with a slate of new or expanded oil, gas, refining and petrochemical projects in the works. E&PM also manages the Company’s Research & Development Center where scientists investigate topics such as the desulfurization of crude oil, advanced fuel formulations for next generation combustion engines, and reservoir nano-scale robots (Resbots™) for injection into reservoirs to record their properties.
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