Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 10 + 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 Renewables Power Engineering Specialist to join our Power Systems Renewables Department under the Renewable Project Development and Support Division (RPD&SD).
RPD&SD performs project due diligence, feasibility studies, site-specific engineering analysis, specific design reviews and the evaluation of energy requirements for residential, commercial and industrial scales across Saudi Aramco facilities.
Your primary role is to support the evaluation and development of renewables business cases and capital projects.
As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:
Develop long term master plans to develop new cost effective and innovative design strategies and solutions in different operating areas of Saudi Aramco to meet sustainability goals.
Conduct economic analysis and thoroughly evaluate different project alternatives to recommend best investment decisions with maximum attainable Net Present Value (NPV) for renewable systems.
Examine technical studies to align with Saudi Aramco project proposal procedures. Such studies include equipment reliability, condition assessment, obsolescence, standard compliance, etc.
Work with multidisciplinary internal and external organizations to provide technical guidance and recommendations on design details and construction documents as necessary.
Perform in solar resource data analysis for feasibility studies and system design (PR, Yield, Availability, Production etc.).
Conduct site visits to perform for feasibility study including load profiling studies using power analyzer.
Design both grid interactive or standalone PV systems for industrial applications with different installation configurations (rooftop and ground mounted) including balance of systems design calculations, layouts and schematic diagrams.
Provide economic analysis (LCOE, NPV) and recommend best investment decisions with maximum attainable Net Present Value (NPV).
Promote a learning environment and continuous development. Acts as a mentor to junior engineers.
Develop and maintain Saudi Aramco Engineering Standards and Design Best Practices, Design Manuals or other documentation to enhance company profitability and productivity.
You must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Renewables Engineering. A Master Degree in Engineering is preferred. CEM certification is a plus.
You should have a minimum of 10 years' engineering design experience in Solar PV, Concentrated solar and Energy storage (heat and chemical storage technologies).
Strong technical experience in Solar PV and Energy storage technologies (Flow batteries, Lithium batteries), system design, optimization, technology assessment and techno-economic feasibility studies, grid interconnection and reliability or distribution either with utility or end-users is desired.
Solar PV experience including plant design, installation and commissioning, system interconnection, codes and standards is preferred.
Computerized Solar PV Systems analysis tools experience such as PVsyst, HOMER, AutoCAD, PVGIS tools, power analyzer/logger, IV curve tracing and battery tester is preferred.
Green Hysrogen, Fuelcells and Wind energy experience is a plus.
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.