Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
No location/work authorization restrictions found.
Req Number: 18079BR
We are seeking a Control Systems Engineer to work under the Northern Area Technical Support Department (NATSD).
The department provides engineering support for the Northern Area Oil Operations with specialized engineering and technical knowledge in the areas of varied disciplines to maximize profitability and meeting highest standards of safety and environment.
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor's degree in engineering.
You must have a minimum of 15 years engineering experience effectively performing similar roles and responsibilities, preferably in oil and gas industry or similar process industry.
You must be able of solving technical problems of process & control systems engineering in oil and gas operation.
You must have a thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes, standards and specifications.
You must have understanding and ability to interpret and analyze different types of engineering documents and data.
You must be capable of developing next-gen Industrial control system platforms and automation solutions.
You must be familiar with required international codes and standards.
You must possess strong analytical abilities and project management skills.
You should have a knowledge base of the latest developments in oil and gas process engineering technology through work experience, conferences, seminars and professional journals.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You are required to perform the following:
Complex functions with a variety of software and systems, including industrial machines and protocols, building custom hardware and applying machine learning, image processing, and real-time data processing using distributed systems.
Development of custom communications protocols, PLC optimization, fieldbus architecture design, diagnostic development and mechatronic equipment design.
Design and develop solutions involving robotics, data management and precision conveyance. PLC programming experience is desirable.
Saudi Aramco's Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world's largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company's reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world's largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company's Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry's most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.