Saudi Aramco
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Instrument Engineer

Job Description and Requirements

As the successful candidate you will have a bachelor’s degree in engineering. A master’s degree or a Ph.D. in engineering is highly desirable as well as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or registration.

You will have 15 years of professional experience in the field of instrumentation and control engineering, including 5 years as an engineer in charge of technical work in instrument engineering. Experience working with unconventional resources would be an advantage. 
You will have achieved industry recognition through activities in professional societies and industrial organizations, such as ASME, ASCE, ASTM, API, NACE, SEI, and others. You will also be familiar with SCADA, DCS, and PCS systems. 

As the successful candidate you will be expected to work in remote areas depending on the project you are assigned to.

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

  • Provide expert advice and assistance to the UR, outside vendors, manufacturers, and design firms on instrument engineering matters.
  • Originate and carry out engineering studies to determine potential problems and remedies to existing problems, resolve complex technical problems, and review data sheets for instrumentation.
  • Inspect installations in factories and in the field. 
  • Develop and maintain the UR engineering standards and design best practices
  • Develop and review material takeoffs and data sheets for instrumentation equipment. 
  • Evaluate and introduce best practices and new technologies from all over the world to help the UR to achieve best in class positions.
  • Review and evaluate the capabilities of vendors and contractors to determine their acceptability to perform major services to UR. Act as the department representative in dealings with vendors and manufacturers.
  • Work on or with task forces assigned to investigate incidents or solve specific problems. Perform cost analyses and value engineering studies as appropriate. Undertake special assignments requiring extensive technical experience and discretion when dealing with outside organizations.
  • Conduct seminars in the resolution of technical problems with personnel in other engineering organizations. Write papers for peer-reviewed journals on engineering studies and projects the candidate has overseen. 
  • Act as a professional mentor to less senior specialists and engineers.