Location: Bergen, Norway

Employment type: Permanent Employee

Contact person: Jarle Thorstensen

Contact number: 952 66 824


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Well Control Engineer Onshore

Published 07.05.2024

Odfjell Technology delivers safe, efficient, and sustainable solutions that save time, cost, and reduce carbon emissions for our clients. Our people connect 50 years of industry experience with the technology of tomorrow. With projects in more than 20 countries we are looking for talented people who can help us overcome the today’s challenges and realise the opportunities ahead.

Job Description

Role Purpose: 

The well control engineer is part of the team responsible for following up well control equipment for platforms and jack-ups. This includes topside and subsea BOP and connected equipment. The role is part of the technical team in Odfjell Technology, business area_ Operations. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for documenting status and verifying maintenance of well control equipment and all equipment defined as safety critical
  • Ensure spare part strategy for safety critical equipment
  • Support the classification strategy and planning for well control equipment
  • Responsible to follow up BOP failure reports and ensure that experiences are shared across the OTL fleet
  • Responsible for conducting well control audits
  • Supporting on- and offshore platform organizations
  • Responsible for performing criticality assessment on a fixed frequency in accordance with established standards and regulations
  • Responsible for conducting condition monitoring and lead the response team
  • Responsible to define well control competence requirements for offshore maintenance personnel  

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:

  • Recognized technical qualification with relevant experience within Oil & Gas drilling area
  • 5 years’ experience in a technical role within drilling industry
  • Demonstrable experience in all aspects of maintenance delivery including planning, scope of work, Control of Work and Maintenance management system
  • Good collaborative qualities to cooperate with on-/offshore supervisors and vendor representatives

Why you should join our team

The Odfjell group recognises that the shift to renewable energy requires a new way of thinking. By leveraging diverse, cross-functional teams we drive innovation, sustainability, and technological improvements across the business. Our people are at the heart of what we do to drive change as we continue to shape and grow the business.

We strive to create a satisfying and motivating workplace for our employees and an arena for sharing experiences with a focus on ongoing learning and development. Our employees report high levels of empowerment, open dialogue, and trust.

We believe that diversity and inclusion are pre-conditions to succeed in a global marketplace. We believe our company values should be reflected in the everyday behaviour of our leaders and employees alike. 

We offer: 

  • Learning and development support
  • Collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment
  • Part of a global company with opportunities for growth and development.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits including paid time-off, insurances and retirement
  • Flexible home office opportunities
  • Mobile phone, home internet connection, welfare benefits


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