National Oilwell Varco Norway AS

Address: Korsvikfjorden Industriområde Dvergsnesbakken 25, 4639 KRISTIANSAND S
Phone: +47 38192000

Vacancy Details

Created 29.05.2013
Expires 09.06.2013
Company National Oilwell Varco Norway AS
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Rogaland
Phone +47 38192000

National Oilwell Varco Norway AS is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Oilwell Varco Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas. National Oilwell Varco is a global leader in sales, design, construction and commissioning of systems and products to the oil and gas industry. National Oilwell Varco is an internationally recognized provider of innovative high-tech solutions and has more than 60,000 employees working in 60 countries. National Oilwell Varco Norway AS has 4,000 employees in Norway, based in Kristiansand, branch office in Stavanger, Molde, Asker and Arendal and subdivisions in Tønsberg and Trondheim. Our main occupation in Stavanger is to supply equipment and systems for the management and control of the drilling process and technology for remote monitoring and control. In our offices and workshops at Forus develop, design and produce Cyber ​​Base ®, drilling cabins, control systems, and innovative new products. We also have product for drawworks and electric power systems, as well as arranging training in our systems, often in our Virtual Reality Simulator. Stavanger office is the main contact center for all our Norwegian customers. 

Instrument Engineers, IMO

The department "Global Application Engineering" designs and delivers systems and integrated solutions for Instrumentation & Monitoring and solutions in equipment and drilling optimization. The department currently consists of 24 highly qualified engineers and due to increasing workload we are now seeking several new colleagues. Our projects are mainly aimed at external customer and the work is done in groups consisting of the different disciplines working together on a complete delivery. The department is also working on developing new applications and further development of existing products. Some travel activity offshore and on site may occur.

Responsibilities will primarily be:

  • Design, implementation, testing and documentation of instrumentation, monitoring and optimization systems for drilling.
  • Support during installation and commissioning phase.
  • Assist in the team for the standardization of field instrumentation and hardware for our product versions.

Qualifications and skills:

We like to be associated with positive, motivated employees who are able to work independently but also together with others. Applicants must have a degree in automation / instrumentation and 3-5 years of experience in the offshore industry. Higher education / technical college and relevant experience of ex-issues and regulations in offshore drilling-related activities is an advantage. Applicants should also have knowledge of the drilling process and relevant practical experience with field instrumentation, hardware, ex-issues and control systems. In addition, it is desirable to have a good knowledge of legislation, regulations and technical documentation on national and international base. Good communication skills in Norwegian and English is a prerequisite.

We offer:

National Oilwell Varco, we offer interesting and challenging work in an international environment with excellent opportunities for professional development. We have a young and informal environment of trust and openness with good conditions and exciting career opportunities.


For more information, please visit the National Oilwell Varco Norway AS.