Degree: Engineering degree (not engineering technology)
+6 years in Estimating or Cost Engineer
Duties and responsibilities
A. Develops, in consultation with the proponent and/or with his· supervision, a definition of the assigned problem, alternatives for solving it,
and comparative cost analyses.
B. Prepares designs. processes, studies, reports, correspondence and related data.
C. Participates in engineering studies in any of several basic or special engineering fields by analyzing and evaluating alt data pertinent to
problems. Evaluates data as to scope, effect on existing installations or systems, economic value, long-range planning and budgetary
D. Develop alternatives for solving problems with comparative cost analysis and estimates costs, prepares justifications and expenditure
requests as required.
E. Assists in designing new installations or modifications to existing facilities to improve quality, or throughput, work flow, or prevent losses.
Participate in the review of, studies, reports, correspondence and related data.
F. Maintains up-to-date progress status of work assigned to assure that work does not digress from approved scope.
G. Participate in value engineering tasks and prepares initial revision of engineering design specification.
H. Assists in designing new installations or modifications to existing facilities to improve quality, or throughput, work flow, or prevent losses.
Following are specific applications of this job:
Civil Engineer: Normally designs or studies structural modifications to facilities such as industrial shop buildings, warehouses, residences,
marine piers, oil handling, processing, storage and pipeline facilities, facilities, sewer systems, roads and streets. Occasionally called upon to
design new facilities of the types mentioned.
Chemical Engineer: Normally handles process studies or design modifications in utilities, oil manufacturing or oil handling facilities,
Occasionally called upon to design or evaluate new process installations.
Electrical Engineer: Formally designs or studies electrical modifications to oil processing and oil handling facilities, residences and utilities.
Occasionally called upon to design electrical aspects of new facilities of the type mentioned.
Mechanical Engineer: Normally designs or studies mechanical modifications to oil processing, oil handling and utilities facilities. Occasionally
called upon to design mechanical aspects of new facilities of the type mentioned.
Survey Engineering: Includes engineering analysis and the development of recommendations and alternatives in the solution of complex
problems related to the surveys of company and government properties and facilities. This includes the recognition of problems, through
analysis of present situation and objectives, development of comprehensive program and implementation to produce the desired end product.
Typical projects would involve the establishment of high precision horizontal control in remote desert regions for future oil and gas
development, evaluation and recommendation of state of the art photogrammetric equipment for digital mapping systems.
APPLICATION OF ENGINEER WHEN ASSIGNED AS ENGINEERING WRITER:
Writes and edits technical and administrative manuals, reports and procedures concerning the Engineering Services Organization's function
in the Company. May assist in proposal or special assignment writing efforts, including preparation of oral and graphic material used in
executive management presentation.
The writer/editor produces, by assignment, various permanent-type documents, normally relating to the technical operation or the
administrative matters of the Company. Contacts may be with the top tier of management or engineering staff, or with any individual
possessing knowledge considered as appropriate for data requirements. Incumbent should be readily able to become knowledgeable of any
Aramco facility, area, discipline and/or organization. Incumbent must have ability to coordinate and gather information from various sources.
Work must be performed with minimum supervision and writer/editor must be able to make decisions regarding valid inputs, layout and
a. Researches and compiles technical data utilizing blueprints, logic diagrams, schematics, records, specifications, contracts, work orders,
maintenance and/or design data, notes and interviews with groups/individuals versed in subject discipline(s).
b. Researches and compiles administrative data utilizing procedures, instructions, records and by personal interview with cognizant
c. Writes instruction, operating, maintenance and/or procedural manuals (or other documents) describing technical or administrative subjects,
as assigned and researched.
d. Organizes manual (or other document) into Logical material grouping and subject sequence. Provides adequate referencing and
cross-referencing; abstracts or notes material from other sources, and accomplishes all details required to point of "Lock-up sheer' for printer.
e. Provides for pre-printing review and content approval. Coordinates such review efforts to conclusion by approval acquisition, or by re-write
f. Edits all manuscript material prior to typing or reproduction.
g. Proofreads all manuscript material subsequent collation subsequent to printing.
h. Keeps material on-hand relevant to subsequent manual (or document).
i. Revises manuals (or documents) as required or scheduled.
j. Helps prepare periodic presentations for vice-president to be delivered to Board of Directors.