Robotics and UAV Engineer

Jobs at Saudi Aramco

Position Description

Saudi Aramco is seeking an Engineer specializing in Robotics and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems to work in the Inspection Department (ID). 

The Inspection Department is the corporate center of excellence for inspection services. The Inspection Technical Support Division (ITSD) of ID is chartered to lead, oversee and manage UAV & Robotics Technology company-wide, through the identification, evaluation, and exploitation of new technologies to achieve the highest business impact.

The incumbent will assume a technical role with wide and in-depth understanding of robotics and UAV systems and technologies. The incumbent will develop engineering design, assessment, and analysis of robotic technologies, and system components and subcomponents. The incumbent will design and introduce cutting-edge robotic technologies to enhance field operations, reduce cost, and enhance safety in a collaborative environment that emphasizes teamwork.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Automation/IT Engineering, with a focus area in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). 

At least 10 years of experience in robotic technologies and solutions for oil and gas applications. 

Expert in robotic design, integration, and applications (payload, sensing and control), AI and machine learning for robotics with post-data analysis experience.

The incumbent must have solid problem solving and decision making, communications and presentation, and economic analysis and budgeting skills.

Experience in budgeting and planning, with excellent English written and oral communication skills.  

Duties & Responsibilities

The primary duties and responsibilities cover the following:

Identify, evaluate, integrate, and deploy robotics and UAV technologies for field operations and capital projects. 

Originate and carry out engineering studies to determine potential problems and remedies to existing problems by introducing robotic solutions, resolve complex technical problems, increase revenue, optimize processes, protect the environment, or improve safety. 

Develop engineering design, assessment and analysis of robotic technologies, system components and subcomponents. 

Provide technical support & consultation to end users and field proponents on UAV & Robotics technologies 

Develop and maintain Saudi Aramco engineering standards, specs, best practices and other documentation related to Robotics and UAV specialty. 

Establish and derive aspired long-term business portfolio of technology focuses.

Explore future advancements in UAV & Robotics technologies for effective implementations 

Undertake special assignments requiring extensive technical experience and discretion when dealing with outside organizations.  

How to apply

If you believe you meet the requirements for this role, please contact us with your CV and state AAS - “Job Title” in the subject.