Turnaround & Inspection Engineer

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-280

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.


We are seeking an experienced Turnaround and Inspection (T&I) Engineer to join our Global Manufacturing Excellence's Projects and T&I Shared Services Department (P&TSSD).

P&TSSD are responsible for the planning and execution of our Downstream projects and the Turnarounds of Global Manufacturing facilities.

Your primary role will be to carry out the planning activities for the scheduled Turnarounds within our Global Manufacturing facilities and ensuring meeting T&I gates processes deliverables. You will also be required to coordinate and direct various units within Global Manufacturing to ensure full compliance with all T&I requirements.

Key Responsibilities

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

Prepare the budget for the yearly operating plan, and develop the Mid-Year and Year-End Accountability reports.

Collect all T&I input recommendations; work lists; and projects from the OME team and assemble them together in an organized scope of work.

Ensure preparation of detailed T&I schedules in the Critical Path Diagrams form and simple bar charts or with electronic scheduling software, such as Primavera, Microsoft Project, etc.

Ensure shutdown and startup details activities are incorporated in the Primavera schedule, including the systems and equipment release schedule.

Prepare lists of all expense project package and ensure all required expense projects are developed and approved.

Lead contract procurement related to all expense projects.

Ensure the planned scope meets the EIS schedule.

Optimize the T&I schedule duration and cost.

Follow-up on material and contracts procurement.

Report planning progress to management

Ensure the T&I within the defined boundaries of cost, schedule and quality.

Develop T&I execution plans.

Facilitate scope of work meetings and scope of work challenges.

Prepare and issue comprehensive post-T&I reports.

Monitor accounting budgets vs. actuals for work requests, materials orders, etc.


Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor degree in engineering, preferably in mechanical/industrial engineering.

You should have a minimum of 10 years' experience in Turnaround events in the Oil & Gas Industry, preferably within the downstream sector (Petrochemical or Refinery).

You should be able to demonstrate an overall knowledge of T&I planning and execution management.

Experience in T&I planning software such Primavera P6 is essential. (Roser also preferred).

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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Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 12,500

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