Petroleum Engineering Specialist – Aramco , Saudi Arabia , Jaddah

We are seeking a Petroleum Engineering Specialist to join the Drilling Technology Division of Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC).
EXPEC ARC Drilling Technology Team is tasked to develop future drilling and workover technologies that will place Saudi Aramco among the best in the industry in terms of Safety, Performance, Efficiency and Cost effectiveness.
The Petroleum Engineering Specialist role takes a leadership part in defining drilling technology programs for the company. The Specialist is expected to provide top industry expert level technical advice and guidance in chiefly, but not limited to advanced or state-of-art technologies for Cementing and Wellbore Isolation. Additional expertise related to geo-mechanics, drilling fluids, cementing, and advanced well completion are desirable but not essential.

Key Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:
Conduct and supervise day-to-day operations of Research & Development projects within Cementing and Wellbore Isolation domain.
Communicate and document research project plan and results to stakeholders and management. Efficiently deploy developed technologies to expedite delivering new solutions to stakeholders.
Publish research findings in high-ranking publications including scientific journals. Generate and protect novel ideas through filing patents. Review and mentor less experienced researchers in domain to achieve research KPI’s (technology deployments, publications, patents).
Provide expert advice and assistance on operating problems relating to this area of expertise. Execute project management for development of new research projects within the area of expertise.
Participate in project technical reviews and review proposals for new or changing operating procedures on the area of expertise to ensure efficient and economic field test operations. Conduct economic studies on potential research proposals as appropriate to resolve alternative causes of action related to the area of expertise.

Minimum Requirements
As a successful candidate, you
Hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical field. Master’s Degree or PhD is desirable, but not require.
Must have at least 20 years of related experience, including 10 years of intensive experience in specialty.
Have an intensive industry training including appropriate specialized courses and seminars.
Are active in related professional societies and have achieved professional recognition through publications; committee activities, etc.
Have received a higher level of industrial recognition, such as committee leadership, appointment as “distinguished lecturer”, etc.

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.

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