Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Civil Engineering, Facilities Engineer, Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia
Req Number: 18992BR
We are seeking an experienced Gas Facilities Planning Engineer to join the Gas Facilities Planning Division (GFPD) within our Facilities Planning Department (FPD).
FPD is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program throughout the Company. The Gas Division comprises three groups: Gas Facilities Planning Group, NGL and Unconventional Group, and Master Plans & Major Studies Group. GFPD's responsibilities include coordinating and planning for facilities under the Gas Operations and Domestic Refining & NGL Fractionation Admin Areas; to support gas and NGL development programs, specifically developing Master Plans, DBSPs, and conducting studies and economic evaluations. GFPD is responsible for developing long-term plans for the Master Gas System, and developing the Gas and NGL Business Master Plan.
As a Gas Facilities Planning Engineer, your primary role is to:
Conduct feasibility studies on major additions/upgrade to gas processing and NGL facilities.
Conduct studies on de-carbonization, considering CCS, energy efficiency and other technologies and opportunities that support decarbonization and the circular economy.
Develop and update the Marginal Abetment Cost Curves for Carbon reduction opportunities.
Perform evaluations required to establish and support long-term business strategies related to gas and NGL facilities and decarbonization.
Prepare scoping papers to define capital projects covering gas processing and NGL facilities.
Interface with operating organizations, engineering, project management and corporate planning.
Perform system and economic evaluations of existing and potential new gas processing and NGL facilities.
Prepare and make presentations to Corporate Management on gas processing and NGL operations issues and investment opportunities.
Mentor young planning engineers to be Facilities Planning Specialists.
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or an equivalent technical field. Participation in post-graduate technical seminars and course work related to technical specialty. An advanced degree such as a Master of Science degree, is preferred. You should have achieved recognition through activities on committees of professional societies or participation in University sponsored programs.
You should have a minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in the petroleum industry, related industry or governmental sectors. Prior experience in Project Management and Operational problem resolution, and their relationship to long range planning of facilities and associated economics. Experience should include at least five years as an individual in charge of planning work in their main technical field. You should have achieved recognition as a planning expert in your technical field (preferably Gas and NGL), based on a proven ability to handle complex issues in a rigorous, analytical fashion.
Must be able to work with minimum supervision on relatively unstructured tasks. Must have the demonstrated ability to produce top quality written and oral reports. Experience in performing economic evaluations, feasibility studies, and preparing requests for budgetary approvals. You must have excellent written and oral technical presentation skills.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Plan, schedule, and provide work direction to assigned technical personnel (up to 10), as required for preparation of planning level designs, processes, reports, correspondence and related data, and assure the efficiency, adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of complex technical problems.
Formulate the basis for planning studies in any of several basic or special technical fields by analyzing and evaluating all data pertinent to problems. Evaluates data as to scope, effect on existing installations, economic value, long range planning and budgetary consideration.
Bring all elements of a planning study together. Make certain that all elements proceed satisfactorily on schedule and within the money and time allowed; and initiate corrective action as required.
Initiate detailed work outline and make decisions as to basic approaches, processes and/or equipment. Perform work and/or delegate work to other technical personnel, consultants and contractors, for final development of specialized or technical proposals and proposed projects.
Coordinate and resolve problems with personnel throughout Aramco and subsidiaries, and with others outside of Company organizations. Work with Government Affairs/Participation Affairs on Government related questions and issues.
Act as technical consultant and performs special staff work for executive management when required.
Recommend new installations or modifications to improve existing facilities and standardization within broad fields of endeavor. Prepare justifications and completes expenditure requests as required.
Review work of technical personnel directed. Check that reports are written according to established methods of good report presentation. Make recommendations for further study or report changes. Approve reports for transmittal to management.
Prepare and participate in the presentation of reports and facility recommendations to Executive Management.
Formulate and coordinate training and professional development programs for technical personnel directed.