Stationary Equipment Engineer

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 Stationary Equipment Engineer to join our Maintenance Support Shared Services Department (MSSSD).

MSSSD is a multi-disciplinary organization with interface to technical, and in some cases business, support requirements of Domestic Refining & NGL Fractionation Admin Area and Saudi Aramco Affiliates. Its function caters mainly to the technical needs of Global Manufacturing, operating facilities management, and drive the performances of operating facilities in executing corporate programs and initiatives towards operational excellence and value creation.

Your primary role will be to provide technical support to operating facilities, projects, technology deployment, and talent development. This includes also conducting technical studies and assessments in stationary assets such as mechanical calculations for piping, pressure vessel, shell and tube heat exchangers, air cooler fin fans, branch reinforcement, hydrotest pressure, rating and/or de-rating, fitness for service to evaluate flaws or damage, pipe stress analysis, flange calculations and perform nozzle calculations.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:
Perform field troubleshooting in a daily basis or as requested and participate on major T&Is and emergency plant shutdowns. This includes providing engineering support to repair hydrocarbon leaks, review and approve the bolted clamp calculations and design made by the specialized leak sealing contractors companies to maintenance prior to field installation.
Provide support to maintenance support organizations and project executions by developing repair procedures or just simply follow up on-going projects or repairs.
Perform piping mechanical calculations like minimum wall thickness for internal and external pressure, branch reinforcement calculations, MAWP calculations as per ASME B31.3, hydrotest pressure, rating and/or de-rating of piping circuits by following API 570, fitness for service to evaluate flaws or damage and determine if the piece of pipe is suitable for continuous operation by using API 579, perform pipe stress analysis using Caesar II, perform flange calculations as per ASME VIII Div 1 App 2 using PVElite, perform nozzle calculations using WRC-107 and WRC-297 modeling the analysis in Caesar II or PVElite.
Perform pressure vessel calculations like minimum wall thickness for internal and external pressure, nozzle reinforcement calculations, MAWP calculations, stability and buckling calculations for vessels to be PWHTed, rating and/or de-rating of pressure vessels by following API 510, NBIC-23, ASME Code VIII Div 1 and/or 2 when applicable.
Perform shell and tube heat exchangers calculations as per TEMA standard, calculate tube sheet minimum thickness, calculate minimum tube wall thickness, perform flow induced vibration calculations
Perform air cooler calculations and asses mechanical design as per API 661, perform mechanical assessment and ligament efficiency calculations for tube sheet and plug sheet hole size enlargement as per ASME VII Div 1 App 13 by using PVElite
Perform Fire Heaters calculations like minimum wall thickness (Elastic and Rupture Creep) as per API 530. Perform tube remaining life calculations and overall mechanical assessment of radiant/convection section tube supports, perform mechanical calculations of fire heaters stack (Minimum wall thickness and Vibration and analysis)
Mechanical calculations and technical assessment of all the miscellaneous mechanical items like for example: Hot taps, Expansion Joints, steam Traps, special valves, strainers, quill injector vortex shedding calculations. In addition, provide support to all Tank Farm area by performing calculations as per API 650 and reviewing procedures as per API 653 for storage tanks repair and maintenance.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

You should have a minimum of 8 years in the Refinery, NGLF or Petrochemical industry, specifically in asset integrity of stationary equipment, with at least 5 years field experience working on plants major turnaround and field troubleshooting.

You must have a thorough knowledge of best engineering practices, solid industry codes and standards background and use of engineering software.

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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