Facilties Planning Specialist

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-810

Job description / Role

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.


Directs the planning, technical studies, study of alternatives, process development, economic justification and submits for approval selected portions of Aramco's Capital Program. Provides technical planning support to assigned Aramco organizations. Functions as FPD expert on the Aramco operating systems. Provides engineering and staff support to FPD and other Aramco organizations, coordinates and directs work of assigned engineers.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Plans, schedules and provides work direction to assigned technical personnel (up to 10) as required for preparation of planning level designs, processes, reports, correspondence and related data and assures the efficiency, adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of complex technical problems.
B. Formulates the basis for planning studies in any of several basic or special technical fields by analyzing and evaluating all data pertinent to problems. Evaluates data as to scope, effect on existing installations, economic value, long range planning and budgetary consideration.
C. Brings all elements of a planning study together. Makes certain that all elements proceed satisfactorily on schedule and within the money and time allowed; and initiates corrective action as required.
D. Initiates detailed work outline and makes decisions as to basic approaches, processes and/or equipment. Performs work and/or delegates work to other technical personnel, consultants and contractors, for final development of specialized or technical proposals and proposed projects.
E. Discusses, coordinates and resolves problems with personnel throughout Armco and subsidiaries, Petromin and the Saudi Arab Government, and with others outside of Company organizations. Works with Government Affairs/Participation Affairs on Government related questions and issues. Acts as technical consultant and performs special staff work for executive management when required.
F. Recommends new installations or modifications to improve existing facilities and standardization within broad fields of endeavor. Prepares justifications and completes expenditure requests as required.
G. Reviews work of technical personnel directed. Checks that reports are written according to established methods of good report presentation. Makes recommendations for further study or report changes. Approves reports for transmittal to management.
H. Prepares and participates in the presentation of reports and facility recommendations to Executive Management.
I. Formulates and coordinates training and professional development programs for technical personnel directed.


Minimum Requirements

A. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent technical field. Has participated in post-graduate technical seminars and course work on own initiative related to his technical specialty. Incumbent will normally have achieved recognition through activities on committees of professional societies or participation in University sponsored programs. Preferably has a Master of Science degree.
B. Has a minimum of twelve (12) years experience in the petroleum industry, related industry or governmental sectors. Prior experience will have provided an appreciation of Project Management and Operational problems and their relationship to long range planning of facilities and associated economics. Experience should include at least five years as individual in responsible charge of planning work in his main technical field. Incumbent will have achieved recognition as a planning expert in his technical field based on proven ability to handle complex issues in a rigorous, analytical fashion.
C. Must be able to work with minimum supervision on relatively unstructured tasks. Must have the demonstrated ability to produce top quality written and oral reports.

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.

About the Company

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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