National Oilwell Varco Norway AS

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

Vacancy Details

Created 31.05.2013
Expires 31.07.2013
Company National Oilwell Varco Norway AS
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Aust-Agder
Phone +47 38192000

National Oilwell Varco Norway AS Arendal

National Oilwell Varco Norway AS is a 100% owned subsidiary of National Oilwell Varco Inc., which has its head quarter in Houston, Texas. National Oilwell Varco is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of comprehensive systems and components used in oil and gas drilling and production. National Oilwell Varco is an internationally acknowledged supplier of innovative, high- technology solutions and has more than 60 000 employees in more than 60 countries. At the moment, National Oilwell Varco has 4000 employees in Norway. The National Oilwell Varco Norway AS headquarter is in Kristiansand, with branch offices in Stavanger, Molde, Asker and Arendal and subdivisions in Tønsberg and Trondheim. 

Our 200 employees in Arendal have contributed in making APL technology a worldwide success. Based on its cost efficient and innovative cutting edge technology, APL has become a leading player within the growing market for system development for offshore production and transfer of oil and gas.


To strengthen our Projects department we are looking for an Engineering Manager. The Engineering Manager works across the Delivery Teams and has an overall responsibility for management of technical aspects and progress within specific projects.

Key tasks will include:

  • Prepare, plan and monitor all engineering activities across Delivery Teams
  • Initiate and monitor Level 5 planning of engineering tasks
  • Monitor quality and progress of all engineering works
  • Organize and follow up project design reviews
  • Organize and maintain project interface registers
  • Management of change
  • Liaise with third party Certification Authority and Clients
  • Ensure due completion of project final documentation
  • Secure lessons learned and experience transfer
  • Report to Project Manager and act as Project Manager in Project Managers absence

The Engineering Manager will have close cooperation with all Delivery Teams/departments and will also have direct contact with Certification Authority and Clients. Some travelling will be required.

Qualifications and skills:

We are looking for a positive and committed candidate with multidiscipline experience and interest. The ability to motivate people and to gain results through others is key. 

A Bachelor or a Master degree in addition to a strong technical background is required. You should have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience including knowledge of Certification Authorities and regulation relevant for offshore installations. Experience from FPSO and Turret/Mooring projects, or similar offshore projects, is an advantage.

National Oilwell Varco can offer: 

Interesting and demanding assignments in an international environment with excellent opportunities for professional development. The company enjoys an informal working atmosphere, characterized by openness and personal responsibility.

For more information, please visit the National Oilwell Varco website.