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 an experienced Drilling Engineer with extensive industry experience in all aspects of drilling engineering to join the Upstream Professional Development Center (UPDC) to work with business line SMEs to develop and deliver training courses to Saudi Aramco drilling engineers. The position requires experience in mentoring and training other professionals in drilling engineering.
You will work within a team of technical advisors with broad experiences and specialties covering all Upstream disciplines to develop and deliver a wide range of professional development programs targeting Saudi Aramco Upstream professionals of all experience levels.
Although the primary role will be to develop and deliver Drilling Engineering training programs, you will also work closely with UPDC technical advisors from other disciplines including geophysicists, reservoir engineers, drilling engineers, petrophysicists, and unconventional resources, in the development of multidisciplinary training programs.
You will be required to perform the following:
Enhance the UPDC Drilling Engineering (DE) curricula for early career, mid-career and senior professionals
Develop technical content including but not limited to: Existing DE-catalog curriculum, new courses, and virtual delivery courses as needed
Participate in delivery of upstream professional on boarding program and DE job family introductory course. Additionally, DE technical advisors must contribute to delivery of DE curriculum courses per area of expertise.
Maintain DE job family administrative duties including: developing course schedules each year, working with training coordinators to enroll participants, meet with technical experts from the organization to establish curriculum, and work with contracting department to source industry experts from outside to deliver vendor courses.
Collect and analyze post-course feedback to improve content for future offerings
Periodically evaluate course quality and instructor effectiveness, especially courses developed and delivered by external vendors by observing the course delivery
Innovate, create, and share new approaches in training or technical advancement through local and international forums.
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or similar. Other engineering or science degrees with extensive experience in Drilling operations will also be considered.
You must have at least 20 years of industry experience in drilling engineering projects and operations that includes 15 years or more of recent active technical roles.
You should have a working knowledge of a wide range of drilling disciplines/topics such as exploration (prospect and play generation), reservoir development and characterization, sedimentology and stratigraphy, structural geology, and petroleum system analysis. Specializations in sub disciplines are advantageous.
You must have experience in training, mentoring, coaching, and development of training programs for Drilling Engineering or similar.
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.
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