Sr Power Services Tech

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.

Northern Area Power Operation Department under Power Systems Organization is looking for a candidate who can perform as a fully skilled and experienced Power Services Technician able to perform specialized installation or diagnosis and repair on all types of electrical systems. Provides highly-skilled expertise and work direction in commissioning, fault diagnosis, testing, repairing, preventive maintenance and routine maintenance on transformers, large circuit breakers and ancillary equipment for substations, switching stations, power plants and large motor controls and underground power cable including fault locating. Frequently provides work direction to lower-classified Power Services Unit personnel.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

Perform preventive maintenance, installation, commissioning, testing, repairing, analyze results and troubleshooting the following types of equipment: 480V through 230KV switchgear, oil/air/gas/vacuum circuit breakers, substation power transformers, pad-mounted transformers, pole-mounted transformers, load break switches, high and low voltage disconnect switches, oil switches, circuit switchers, transformer tap changers (auto and manual), reclosers, cooling fans, substation lighting, substation civil maintenance, emergency lighting, bus ducts and insulators, electric and hydraulic maintenance on heavy equipment.

Perform repairs, installs/maintains all types of transmission and distribution high voltage cables such as, solid dielectric (rubber and synthetics) cables, paper insulated lead covered (PILCA) cables, low pressure oil filled (LPOF) cables, and submarine cables and testing of high-pressure oil filled (HPOF) cables.

Conduct field repairs on electrical and mechanical components of oil circuit breakers, which include air compressors, hydraulic pumps, mechanical springs, and air systems. Also adjust mechanism on breaker linkage as required.

Perform commissioning tests on new equipment, recommending final acceptance list exception items, if any.

Supervise excavation to expose cable faults and loaded/unloaded cable.

Perform potential testing, Hi-POT testing on Power Cables.

Revise existing equipment and systems to conform to verbal instructions, revised drawings, and work orders; then makes operational test runs for satisfactory repair and acceptance.

Acquire clearances, performs switching, receives work permits, and restores equipment to service.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Years of Experience: 12

Special Field of Experience: Twelve (12) years in power system construction, commissioning, maintenance and operation with emphasis on transmission and distribution.

Certified for: BLS/FA, Fire Protection, Work Permit Receiver, cable splicing, test for potential and valid Saudi Arabia Heavy Equipment Driving license (2Xlicense.)

Fluent command of the English language, oral and written.

Has thorough knowledge of equipment and underground cable safety requirements and U.S. & Saudi Electrical Codes.

Ability to read work orders, work permits, vendors' manuals, and schematic diagrams and to communicate with fellow workers on technical aspects of the job.

Good knowledge of Safety Management System and relevant PDI'S.

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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