Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Saudi Arabia
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 Overhead Lines Specialist Engineer to join our Power Systems Engineering Department (PSED) working under our High Voltage Equipment Unit (HVEU).
PSED is responsible for providing and managing highly technical and specialized engineering services to support the safe and reliable operation of Saudi Aramco electrical power system generation, transmission and distribution networks.
HVEU provides technical support for the company with regards to designs, standards, commissioning, maintenance, operation and investigations with regards to power submarine cables to ensure a safe and reliable power supply.
Your primary role will be to perform the required support and provide high level technical advice with regards to transmission and distribution power lines starting with selection and ending with retirement of assets; with thorough understanding of different designs, manufacturers, installations and issues related to the field. You will act as a subject matter expert, jointly working with all relevant entities in the company, providing services to Power Systems customers to ensure safe and reliable Power Supply in the most cost-effective manner.
As the successful candidate will be required to perform the following:
Provide technical advice regarding equipment selection, testing, installation, maintenance, repair and failure investigation.
Liaise as subject matter expert with OEM's.
Review and prepare technical scope documents for repair / refurbishment.
Review and prepare technical evaluations scope documents for new projects/submittals.
Review and recommend best practice maintenance strategies as ongoing Operation Excellence (OE) driver.
Review company standards and be familiar with international standards.
Lead power system interruption investigations, review power system events, propose engineering solutions and recommendations.
Conduct fault investigations following recognized Root Cause Analysis (RCA) practices and issue associated reports.
You must hold a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. A Masters degree is preferred.
You will have a minimum of 8 years of transmission and distribution power line installation, operations and maintenance experience demonstrated by suitable references primarily related to Power lines design.
You must have a Professional Engineer certification such as chartership with a recognized Engineering Institution.
You must be able to demonstrate deep, technical level insight in transmission and distribution power line construction and design practices covering distribution and transmission applications.
You must also be able to demonstrate powerlines design competency in a leading capacity demonstrating depth of compliance with manufacturing standards such as IEC and participate as member in the relevant CIGRE Working Group.
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.