Company: Saudi Aramco (ASC)
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 9 + 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 Control System & Instrument Engineer to join the Technical Support Unit of East West Pipeline Department.

The technical support unit is responsible for providing engineering analysis, development, design and control of assigned projects within any one of the recognized engineering fields.

Your primary role will be to perform the related gas turbine/compressor control and instrument tasks. This will include system troubleshooting, logic modification, and developing engineering procedures to enhance the system operability, efficiency and safety in compliance with the applicable international codes and engineering standards.

Key Responsibilities

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

Plan, prepare, and execute start-up and commissioning activities for turbine controls such as gas turbine control application and Start-up and commissioning of compressor control systems.

Supervision and technical direction of craft labor and technicians performing troubleshooting of turbine controls and related interface devices.

Perform administrative functions such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time and expense sheets on a complete and timely basis.

Interface and communicate effectively with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering (OME) customers and internal functional teams.

Be aware of and always conduct work activities in compliance with Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) policies and international standards.

Prepare functional logic descriptions, in English, extracting the functional requirements from Process & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs), system descriptions, component specifications, and other plant design documents to define objectives of control system modifications, noting the reason for the logic change and the basis for making required changes.

Review operational data from the affected GTs or other similar frame applications to identify the current operating characteristics that will be used as a benchmark for the development of control system enhancements, utilizing PI, Excel or other data acquisition software.

Provide diagnostic support for resolution of issues by performing root cause analysis and recommending improvements to control system logic or hardware including HMIs, CPUs, software, instruments and actuators.

Support the development and training of plant OMEs helping to operation and maintain the equipment reliably and safely.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor's degree in Electronic & Instrumentation Engineering or Control System Engineering.

You will have a minimum of 9 years' experience in the oil & gas industry. This should include experience on gas compressor/turbine control system.

You should also be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of engineering practices, and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and engineering standards and specifications.

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.