Rotating Equipment Engineer - Refinery

Job Description

Req Number: 18503BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco’s Domestic Refining & NGL Fractionation team is seeking an experienced Rotating Equipment Engineer to work in our Jazan Refinery. The incumbent will be responsible to provide technical evaluation and assessment of rotating equipment including all the relevant auxiliary systems, during commissioning, start-up and operations.

The refinery will have the capacity to process 400,000BPD of Arabian Heavy and Arabian Medium crude oils to product gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, benzene and paraxylene.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will have:

A bachelor degree in mechanical engineering.

Minimum of fifteen years of experience in the rotating equipment discipline, with at least three years of relevant experience in the field of commissioning and start-up of machines.

Thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, and international codes, standards and specifications.

Familiarity with the basic investigation tools and techniques like FRACAS, RCA, and TAPROOT is an added value.

Familiarity with basic computer software.

Fluency in English, both verbal and written.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Supervise, validate and certify all the commissioning activities and field testing on the rotating equipment, in order to guarantee a smooth and reliable start-up of the plant or assigned area.

Utilize knowledge and familiarity with the international standards in order to minimize the number of waivers and deviations to them.

Implement the best-in-class solutions pertaining to the rotating equipment, as foreseen by international standards and other internal company standards.

Provide technical support to the operation team during the entire lifecycle of the rotating equipment, analyzing their performances, operative conditions and boundaries, in order to guarantee reliable and safe operations.

Guarantee asset integrity.

Generate and calculate the asset KPIs pertaining to discipline.

Provide technical solution whenever the machines experience failures, utilizing sound maintenance strategies to analyze, address and rectify the root causes in order to prevent reoccurrences.

Utilize the best-in-class monitoring tools (GE SMART SIGNAL, SYSTEM ONE) and other maintenance & reliability tools (SAP, iMOM, GE MERIDIUM) to support decisions in case of failures, or abnormal operating conditions.

Provide technical support to the maintenance team to develop preventive maintenance strategies and checks, along with predictive maintenance strategies and operation based maintenance checks.

Provide mentorship to lesser-experienced engineers. Generate development plans for them, assist them during the entire path of their knowledge growth.

Conduct root cause analysis to provide short and long term recommendations in rotating equipment.

Propose changes in operating modes, or technological improvement, or maintenance strategies implementation, in order to support the company vision of continuous improvement throughout collaboration and people conversation.

About us:
Saudi Arabia’s vast hydrocarbon resources will see Saudi Aramco become the world’s leading integrated energy and chemical company by 2020. Our Chemicals business is a critical, high-profile new enterprise for us and requires committed people with insight, experience and technical expertise.

We can offer professionals from diverse backgrounds and specialties a solid, secure future – not to mention extensive international exposure and the opportunity to see your ideas become reality. Work at the forefront of the industry and see how your career evolves with invested time and effort. It’s a chance to make a huge impact both on the local economy and on a global scale.