Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise, is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through our 80-year history we have become a world leader in hydrocarbons exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We manage proven conventional crude oil and condensate reserves of 260.2 billion barrels. Our average daily crude production in 2013 was 9.4 million barrels per day (bpd).
We are seeking an experienced Aviation Maintenance Engineer to work with the Aviation Department in the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Unit. The Company operates a large fleet of aircraft and maintains airstrips and aviation facilities at a number of locations in Saudi Arabia in support of company operations. The fleet consists of the following: Six B737-800s, Three King Air B350CERs, three Air Tractor AT-802s, two Gulf Stream G650s, one Gulf Stream G450s, two Hawker 900XPs, five Airbus H145s, and 21 AW139 Helicopters.
You will be responsible for coordinating compliance of FAA and manufacturer regulations and requirements, and providing technical expertise for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, modifications and repair of all Saudi Aramco aircraft. Due to safety and legal implications, such maintenance must be coordinated and accomplished to consistently high standards, not only by company policy, practice and stringent manufacturers' technical specifications, but by detailed FAA standards, specifications, and regulations. Your decision can affect operational downtime and cost saving to the company. You will analyze, formulate and make recommendations concerning revision of maintenance procedures and practices, to update technical methods, material, and environmental requirements. You will generate the necessary statistical data to provide a baseline for problem analysis and reliability studies.
As the successful candidate you will hold at a minimum, a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, and an A&P license is preferred.
A minimum of 5-8 years of experience in the manufacturing, testing, maintenance, or modification of airframe, engines, avionics, airframe systems, or related aircraft components.
Current knowledge of applicable FAA regulations and the ability to organize, plan, schedule, and follow through on technical programs and projects.
Excellent spoken and written English is required.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Conduct a Bi-weekly search for new FAA/Manufacturer mandated data, manufacturer's bulletins and service letters, and analyze and initiate department technical directives as applicable and necessary.
Investigate and analyze maintenance problems, aircraft logs, inspection reports, and all other sources of technical data, and recommend methods and procedures to correct problem areas and improve department efficiencies.
Coordinate technical requirements and definitions with FAA agency officials, manufacturers, vendors and repair agencies.
Monitor and analyze aircraft and engine performance and reliability data.
Develop work scopes for any maintenance done at outside service vendors, and be responsible for oversight and follow-up on the activities.
Prepare manuals and train and develop Saudi Aramco engineers.
Represent Saudi Aramco in industry committees or specialized groups as appropriate.
Perform other miscellaneous duties related to your area of expertise as assigned by upper management.
Assist in special projects such as the design, installations, or modifications of new or existing facilities, the design of new tooling or maintenance stands.
Participate in developing an operating budget for maintenance.