Maintenance Engineering Specialist

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 10 May 2024

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Employment: Full Time

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 Maintenance Engineer to join our Assets Maintenance Solution Department (AMSD).

AMSD is responsible for providing maintenance technical consultations, towards best-in-class maintenance organization through conducting selective maintenance assessment, turnaround assurance and deploying cutting-edge technologies and best practices across our Global Manufacturing portfolio.

Your primary role will be to develop maintenance processes, maintenance management strategies, work and performance managements and maintenance health assessments.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will perform the following:

• Analyze maintenance spending in terms of manpower, equipment, materials procurement and outsource strategies.
• Assess planning and scheduling, wench time, benchmarks, KPI, PM and predictive maintenance (PdM) effectiveness.
• Assure completion of assigned maintenance work for a given maintenance function, cascade to team and mentor the requirement to junior GC maintenance engineers.
• Conduct a data driven analysis to benchmark maintenance organization's performance to identify gaps then set a sustainable plan to close the gaps, in fields including: Total spend analysis
• Maintenance programs effectiveness, Total life-cycle costs of new assets, Current operating costs of existing assets, Preventive and predictive maintenance strategies
• Value creation as cost saving / cost avoidance, Wench time vs plan, SAP structure table and equipment classification, Planning and schedule effectiveness
• Technician competency and qualification program
• Maintenance budget strategy, Capital project and Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) model amongst others.
• You will benchmark and prepare reports on the effectiveness of such processes.
• Work on enterprise level to forecast procurement (materials and services) strategy for annual demand per facility.
• Assist in the implementation of approved programs information, authoritative interpretation, operating pilot runs, conducting training sessions.
• Assess T&I and turnaround programs per facility.

Minimum Requirements

• You must hold a bachelor degree in Mechanical / Industrial Engineering.
• You should have a minimum of 10 years' work experience in refining or petrochemical facilities.
• You should be able to demonstrate the highest degree of technical competence in the area of maintenance programs and activities.
• Strong hands-on experience in oil & gas maintenance organization in following fields is preferred:
- Risk-based processes such as Reliability-Centered Maintenance,
- Risked Based Maintenance
- Totally Productive Maintenance.
- Spare parts, general materials procurement strategies
- Maintenance techniques and programs
- Best-in-class Maintenance Planning, Scheduling and work prioritization
- Maintenance budgeting and spending control methods
- Field maintenance methodology

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.


Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.

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