Ref: KP658-817

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.

Job Purpose

Functions as an OSPAS expert on the Aramco operating system. Provides engineering and staff support to OSPAS and other operating organizations.


A. Acts as a Company expert in the field of Aramco operations.
B. Provides expertise and advice to the OSPAS Planning Divisions and the various Operating Organizations in the field as required to ensure optimum operations for satisfactory crude and product delivery.
C. Investigates and identifies bottlenecks in hydrocarbon operations which affect the economics of crude and product production and deliveries, and presents recommendations for improvement.
D. Advises and assists in the preparation of operating contracts between Aramco and other companies (Royal Commission ventures, SCECO, SWIC, etc.).
E. Reviews proposed plant modifications and additions to assess their desirability/feasibility from the overall operational standpoint. Suggests alternative strategies where appropriate.
F. Assists in developing the Master T&I-schedule to ensure that planned shutdowns are consistent with market demands and facility requirements.
G. Provides work direction to lower classified employees when required.


Education & Experience Requirements:

A. B.S. in Engineering or an equivalent technical field.
B. Twelve (12) years engineering experience preferably in Hydrocarbon Operations. 4-6 years of this should have been gained in one or more of Aramco's operational areas. 2-3 years of direct experience in OSPAS is also preferable.
C. Must possess a thorough knowledge of Aramco's operating system and business procedures.

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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PA salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 9,500

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