Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Corrosion Engineering
Experience: 15 + 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 a Plant 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

You will be required to perform the following:

Develop Corrosion Management Plans (CMP) for the operating facilities as per Saudi Aramco's standards.

Develop, implement and maintain corrosion mitigation plans for the operating facilities through chemical treatment (corrosion inhibitors, scale inhibitors, biocides, oxygen scavenger etc.), coating and material selection.

Conduct Risk-Based Inspection ( RBI) assessments for onshore and offshore facilities. This includes scheduling the implementation of initial/evergreening RBI assessments, facilitating the data collection and entry into the RBI software etc. Develop and implement corrosion monitoring plans for the operating facilities using corrosion coupons, corrosion probes.

Carry out failure investigation and provide recommendations to prevent failures and improve integrity of the plants and pipelines.

Develop, maintain and optimize On-Stream Inspection (OSI) programs for the facilities.

Support facility improvements by reviewing design packages to 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.

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate you

Hold a Bachelor's degree in Materials, Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering (or other relevant discipline) with a focus on corrosion. Shall have NACE senior 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 Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) analysis methodology including qualitative and quantitative/semi-quantitative assessment skills of the probability of failure (PoF) and the consequence of failure (CoF). You should have API-580 certification.

Must have a Knowledge of internal and external corrosion mechanisms common to upstream oil and gas industry and corresponding corrosion management.

Must have a Knowledge of corrosion mitigation (coating, cathodic protection, chemical inhibition and material selection) & corrosion monitoring techniques (coupons, probes, on-stream inspection, in-line inspection, etc.).

Are familiar with government regulations and industry codes and standards (NACE, API, ASME, etc.), specifically regarding equipment integrity.

Have a working experience of reviewing the project proposal, projects design, and detail design and construction stages.

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.