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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 Marine Port Engineer to join Saudi Aramco's Marine Department. The Marine Department is a vital part of Saudi Aramco's Industrial Services. The Department has a reliable fleet of vessels to provide an assortment of Marine Services, to support the exploration, production, and transportation of oil, in and around Saudi Aramco's offshore concession areas.

The Marine Port Engineer's primary responsibility is to provide technical services to the Marine Department and other Saudi Aramco organizations on Maritime matters and issues. As the successful candidate you will apply your expertise/background in the fields of structure and naval architecture and/or Maritime systems (Marine Engineering). This is a shore-based job with regular work schedule (Sunday - Thursday) and an 8-hour workday.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Analyze and resolve marine engineering or operational problems in any of several marine categories by evaluating data pertinent to the specific problems.
Evaluate data as to scope, effect on existing programs, economic values, long range planning and budgetary considerations.
Act as an on-site inspector as required. Inspect various marine vessels, preparing detailed work scopes for accomplishment during scheduled refits.
Recommend new operating methods or physical modifications to improve existing marine craft and dockside facilities.
Estimate costs, prepare justifications and complete expenditure requests as required. Coordinate and direct overall effort of marine design projects, new construction maintenance and repair programs.
Bring all elements of a marine construction project together in the field and take corrective action as required to make certain that all elements proceed satisfactorily on schedule within the money and time allowed.
Direct work of others when assigned. Check that status and operating reports are written according to established methods of good report presentation.
Make recommendations for a further study or report changes.
Approve reports for transmittal to superintendent. Inspect repair work in progress as well as sea trialing vessels prior to and upon completion of repairs to ensure adequacy of the work within schedule and budget.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor degree in Engineering from a recognized Maritime Academy or Nautical College.

Class 1 Unlimited Chief Engineer Certificate of Competency (COC). The certificate must be valid and in accordance with STCW-95 requirements.

Twenty years of experience in marine service including 7 years of experience in shipyards and port engineering role.

Good breakdown "troubleshooting" skills and demonstrated analytical problem solving, time/project management, and decision-making skills.

Thorough experience with dry docking requirements, with the ability to manage budgeting requirements.

Familiarity with ABS/SOLAS/MARPOL/ISM/ISPS regulations.

Experience must demonstrate ability to effectively manage and negotiate complex projects, such as shipyard dry dock overhauls and other types of repairs; practical knowledge of mechanical engineering and naval architecture principles, and practices as they pertain to offshore support vessels and familiarity with marine/mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering disciplines.

Exceptional verbal and written communications in the English language, with the ability to develop, clear, concise work packages.

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.

Country/Region: SA
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