Pipeline Corrosion Engineer

Job Overview


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 Pipelines Corrosion Engineer to join the Northern Area Corrosion & Inspection Division (NAC&ID), under Northern Area Technical Support Department (NATSD).


NATSD provides engineering support for the Northern Area Oil Operations with specialized engineering and technical knowledge in the areas of various disciplines to maximize profitability and meet the highest standards of safety and environment

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop Pipelines Corrosion Integrity Management Plans (PCIM) for the operating facilities as per Saudi Aramco and international standards.
  • Develop, implement and maintain corrosion mitigation plans for the operating pipelines through chemical treatment (corrosion inhibitors, scale inhibitors, biocides, oxygen scavenger etc.), coating, CP and material selection.
  • Conduct corrosion mitigation and integrity review to optimize the inspection and corrosion programs to maintain the integrity.
  • Carry out failure investigation and provide recommendations to prevent failures and improve integrity of the field piping and pipelines.
  • Develop, maintain and optimize On-Stream Inspection (OSI) programs for the field piping.
  • Support facility improvements by reviewing design packages for maintain potential and new projects and providing comments related to corrosion monitoring, corrosion mitigation plans including but not limited to material selection, installation of Corrosion Monitoring systems (CMS), Chemical Treatments, Corrosion Risk Management, OSI etc.
  • Work with inspection during plant shutdown and during turnaround and inspection (T&I) for evaluation of internal and external corrosion issues and coating assessments.
  • Work with inspection on all corrosion and inspection programs related to field piping and pipelines such as OSI program, dead leg program, IOW, KPIs etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Shall hold a Bachelor’s degree in materials, metallurgical, chemical engineering or Msc. in corrosion engineering.
  • Shall have NACE Pipeline Corrosion Integrity Management (PCIM) Technologist certification, NACE Senior Corrosion Technologist certification or NACE Senior Internal Corrosion Technologist certification. NACE specialist certifications would be considered advantageous.
  • Should have a Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry.  At least 5 years’ experience in pipelines inspection, corrosion and integrity management including Inline Inspection (ILI) data evaluation and direct assessment examination.
  • Must have a Knowledge of internal and external corrosion mechanisms common to upstream oil and gas pipelines and corresponding pipelines corrosion Integrity management.
  • Must have a Knowledge of corrosion mitigation (coating, cathodic protection, chemical inhibition and material selection, scraping) & corrosion monitoring techniques (coupons, probes, on-stream inspection, in-line inspection, etc.).
  • Must be familiar with government regulations and industry codes and standards (NACE, API, ASME, etc.), specifically pipelines integrity.

Must have a working experience of reviewing pipelines inline Inspection data, fitness for service, corrosion mitigation program and integrity management development.

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.