Senior Project Engineer/Electrical

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 Senior Project Engineer to join our Unconventional Resources Engineering and Project Management Department (UREPMD).

UREPMD are responsible for building facilities in different asset areas throughout Saudi Arabia. They also provide guidance, advice, monitoring, and assistance to the organization with compliance to corporate safety, health and environmental requirements.

Your primary role will be to develop methods for guidance, control and corrective action to ensure a safe operable and economic design within the framework of the project’s budget, material requirements, specifications and schedule.

You should be an expert in one or more disciplines that directly affect project performance, including but not limited to planning and scheduling, project execution, estimation, cost engineering, geomatics, value engineering, and other value improvement practices.

Key Responsibilities

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

Provide expert advice and guidance in project planning, project execution, and/or project control.

Assist in resolving project management problems related to your area of expertise, including project planning deficiencies, project quality defects (in engineering, procurement, or construction), schedule slippages, and potential cost over runs.

Work closely with project engineers and other project professionals to provide work direction and guidance.

Formulate and implement strategies to improve project planning, cost, schedule, and/or quality.

Evaluate existing tools and methodologies in your area of expertise and make recommendations on their implementation at Saudi Aramco.

Lead internal or external problem-solving teams as directed by management.

Conduct training courses in your area of expertise.

Train and mentor developing engineers and other project management professionals.

Participate in the development of standards, guidelines, instructions, policies and procedures on an as-required basis.

Participate in the review and evaluation of the capabilities of E&C contractors, suppliers, and project management related service providers.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. A higher degree would be preferred.

You should have a minimum of 15 years’ experience, including at least 6 years in your main field with an emphasis on initial engineering stages with Project Management

Professional certification by AACE, PMI, or a professional engineering board is required.

You must be capable of evaluating and consulting on project problems where precedents are lacking or on problems where a high degree of specialized knowledge is required.

You should be familiar with planning and scheduling methods such as CPM and PERT, company accounting practices, project accountability budgeting and the expenditures and financials portions of the project.

Relevant experience in Oil and Gas Project Management Engineering, , Experience in EPC phases(engineering, material procurement, Construction management) emphasis in construction management

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.