Operations Engineer Trainee

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Location: Base – Aberdeen & Offshore
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: January 2019

Stena Drilling is one of the world’s leading companies in the development, construction and operation of offshore drilling rigs and drillships. Our fleet of four ultra-Deepwater drillships and two semi-submersible rigs.

Stena Drilling manages an international drilling operation, based on experience from worldwide projects. Our core values are focused on care, innovation and performance.

The pursuit of these goals looks to ensure positive client relations, exceptional performance within our industry and strives to improve the safety, both to the environment and to all personnel involved.

As a family owned company, we realise the importance of our world class employees in the successful delivery of our safe and efficient drilling operations.

Stena Drilling Ltd. Currently have an exciting opportunity for new and recent Graduates on our Operations Engineer Trainee (OET) Programme commencing in 2020. Successful applicants will benefit from a comprehensive training programme that will see them gain first-hand, practical experience of offshore rig operations on board one of our world-class drilling vessels. Over the course of the three-year training programme, the OET will participate in several roles across all disciplines on our vessels including:

  • Safety Officer
  • Deck Hand
  • Floor Hand
  • Derrickman
  • Assistant Driller
  • Trainee Driller
  • Forward Planner
  • Subsea Engineer
  • Dynamic Positioning Officer/Barge Engineer
  • Mechanic/Hydraulics Engineer/Electrician

This offshore experience will be complemented with onshore exposure where the OET will work with the Operations Management Team in the day to day management of the fleet to gain a broad perspective on the management of operations within a modern Drilling Contractor. Onshore roles will include assisting with:

  • Statistical analysis of fleet HSE/Operational Performance
  • Operational planning
  • Rig design and modification
  • Contract tendering and compliance
  • Rig importation
  • Procedural and Programme review
  • Regulatory compliance

Essential Attributes

  • Positive, hard-working and resilient.
  • Ability to act pro-actively, efficiently and with initiative. Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Adaptable and open to change.

Essential Qualifications

  • Engineering or Technical degree