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Senior Engineering Assistant

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Basic Function

Senior Engineering Assistant Engineers and/or technicians in gathering, consolidating and interpreting engineering data in an assigned area.


The work is in Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, Facility Support Services Department, in Dhahran and in Districts (Al Hasa, Udhailiyah, Ras Tanura, and Abqaiq).  The selected candidate will work as Senior Engineering Assistant for operational group, within Medical Facilities Management Unit.

Principal Contacts

Daily with Supervisor, team of engineers, service providers, and contract staff in Facility Support Services Department.

Principal Duties

Senior Engineering Assistant/BMS operators shall be responsible for monitoring Building Management System (BMS) and maintenance of integrated building systems for heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) chillers, Fire Alarm System, Chillers, Closed Circuit TV (CCTV), Access Control System and repair of all controls connected to the Building Management System.  Roles include but are not limited to:

  1. Collate, evaluate and interpret data for assembling engineering reports and studies.
  2. Coordinate with facilities and maintenance personnel to evaluate the performance and apply required engineering control and will assist in the preparation and execution of various routing and systems operations tests.
  3. Assist in the execution of various tests as directed by superior.  Collects information and gathers data; takes measurements and does calibrations independently or under supervision.
  4. Assist in reviewing, compiling and correlating engineering data from various sources on an assigned subject for the specialist office or proponent. 
  5. Assist engineering staff to correlate data; helps to preform basic calculations after introductory instruction.
  6. Assist in preparing comprehensive technical reports and miscellaneous reports such as monthly status reports.
  7. Help to research background information of engineering and/or technical problems, testing procedures, materials standards and specifications.
  8. Coordinate with field production and maintenance personnel to evaluate the performance and maintenance history of engineering materials and/or equipment.
  9. Ensures that special tools, instruments, meters and other field equipment required by the specialist engineering office are available, kept in good repair and proper stored and handled.
  10. Guides and/or directs Engineering Assistant and Associate Engineering Assistant in the performance of tests, data gathering and related duties.
  • 2 years diploma/certificate in Technical Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical or Communication Engineering.
  • Bachelor’s degree in similar discipline is preferred

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Building Management System

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable
  • Must know how to control lighting, fire alarm system, CCTV, access control system, camera system, HVAC ..etc. operated by computer.
  • Should process good analytical skills for reports and statistics.
  • Ability to speak and write reports in English is required.