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If you dream of a job offshore, you may have been told that the easiest way to get a job is if you already have offshore experience. It may seem hopeless, but it is not. There are several ways in, and keep in mind that most people employed offshore today have previously been in your position. Here are some helpful tips for you looking for a job offshore.

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Remember that while it can be beneficial with a lot of leisure time, there is also a lot of travel, time away from home, and long, hard work days in all kinds of weather and conditions. You should have thought in advance if this is a type of job you can think of. Also, be aware that many of the professions involve a certain risk and that it is one of the reasons why you get better paid. If you are prepared and ready for all this, just start the job search.

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Most people who work in higher positions offshore have started at the bottom, such as deck work or maintenance work. To get started on oil and gas jobs offshore, it’s important to be willing to take whatever you are offered. It may not be the most festive job, but it will give you a foot inside the door. Then you have the opportunity to work your way up or to another more relevant job. Many people start their offshore career as a substitute, so it is important that you are flexible and can set up at short notice.

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  • ROV Supervisors Jobs in Offshore, Australia
    Day to day supervision of the i-Tech resource operating on work site. * When acting as the senior i-Tech representative offshore, maintaining communications with the clients offshore representative and project engineer. * Execution of the i-Tech operations and ensuring its timely completion in accordance with the relevant proposal and ...
  • Marine Engineers – Dynamic Positioning Jobs in Singapore, Singapore
    Scope of role * Assist in developing DP work in the Far East, in particular DP and FMEA * FMEA analysis and proving trials * Crane/Winch/Windlass inspections * Gap analysis for non DP vessels We have a vacant oil and gas industry position as ...
  • Subsea Process & Boosting Project Engineer Jobs in Houston, USA
    Aker Solutions have a long track record in subsea processing and boosting. We deliver both complete subsea systems and equipment. The subsea process and boosting department in Houston is facing many new exciting challenges and will increase its staff. As a project engineer you will assist in tenders and projects for subsea process projects. Your ...
  • Project Director Jobs in Lagos, Nigeria
    Reporting to the Subsea Projects SVP, you will provide direction to the Project team for this major Subsea EPC project, having the responsibility for the contractual and financial delivery of the project. You will be the key interface across the business, the client and the management team on all project matters. We have a vacant oil ...
  • Sales Manager – Northern Europe Jobs in Various, Netherlands
    Maintaining bookings forecast for the area of responsibility. • Winning new orders against the forecast as well as developing upsides opportunities. • Preparing monthly reports for Sales and Senior Management. • Assist in collecting aged receivable customer accounts. • Ensuring that all non standard terms and conditions are directed to the EH Contracts and Legal department for review and ...
  • Hook-Up HSE Advisor Jobs in Offshore, Various
    Responsible for providing support and guidance to ensure compliance with national and international regulations. To assist in the induction and familiarisation process for new people. To assist in identifying and fulfilling training requirements for all work-site people to achieve necessary HSE competency requirements. To contribute to the HSE readiness of the work-site. To produce and maintain work-site HSE documentation ...
  • Motorman Jobs in Offshore, International
    Ensure that incomplete repairs and projects are finished timely * Ensure that equipment failure is kept to a minimum and within contractual limits * Maintain good two-way communication with crew members * Ensure entries on permits, isolation tags, and logs reflect the current status ...
  • Business Manager-Subsea Thermal Insulation Jobs in Houston, USA
    Manage FMC Subsea’s global ambition to develop and implement new business initiatives in the area of thermal insulation for subsea production systems and expand into flowlines, pipelines and risers market • Develop business plan for subsea thermal insulation business and establish action plans for sales and marketing, sourcing and manufacturing of materials, application service, project execution ...
  • Principal geoscientist Jobs in Houston, USA
    The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of geology, geophysics, and entrepreneurial thinking, to develop and make substantial contributions to an operated exploration and appraisal program focused on high impact prospect generation in frontier regions of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. A range of positions are available depending on level of experience. Highly qualified candidates ...
  • Riser Engineer Jobs in America, Houston
    Manage the contractor with respect to all pipeline activities for the system SCR/Flexiable, Risers. Monitor technical performance and review Design Premise, design deliverables and offshore construction manuals throughout all project phases. Review dynamic analyses of the riser system covering transportation, installation and operation phases. Liaise with Company specialists to gather comments to design documentation and ...
  • Principal Analysis Engineer Jobs in Sutton, UK
    Provide specialist skills, integrity and knowledge in key areas of discipline engineering, including design codes, legislative requirements and current good engineering practice. Understand clients’ needs; identify and address design parameters and problems; develop and implement innovative solutions. Independently evaluate, organise and prioritise work for self and others. Undertake responsibility for production of deliverables, which may include engineering support ...
  • Offshore Construction Engineer- SURF Jobs in Houston, USA
    Plans, develops, coordinates, and manages on-site construction engineering activities for large, extensive projects. • Manages project engineering and related functions and activities. Includes personnel planning and administration, and work assignments. • Insures project engineering activities comply with company and contract requirements and supports overall construction schedule. • Provides technical support for construction effort, including participation ...
  • Tech Support Manager Jobs in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Responsibility includes support of critical operations, high level technical Product-line specific support; facilitation of effective BEACON Center use, knowledge and experience transfer throughout the region and support for Geomarket initiatives to develop local talent and competency. Education, Experience Requirements and Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. Relevant oilfield experience. We have a vacant oil and gas industry position as ...
  • Master Mariner – onshore Jobs in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Noble Denton Consultants have offices in Aberdeen, Newcastle, Slough, London and Kazakhstan, and have established a recognised expertise in marine and engineering consultancy. The business has ambitious growth plans and is actively recruiting across all locations and business lines. The Marine business specialise in warranty, analysis and consultancy work including common marine inspections, surveys, accident investigations ...
  • Solidworks Enterprise PDM Administrator Jobs in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Providing support to Design & Engineering staff. - Ongoing development & tuning of PDM to increase functionality. - Assisting & training PDM users. - Working with IT & other PDM support personnel to support integration. - Modelling of parts for inclusion to standard libraries. - Ongoing support of admin dept providing PDM vault housekeeping. - Co-ordination of PDM maintenance activities to ...
  • Well Engineering Jobs in Various, International
    BG Group is a fast growing organisation. We have a constant requirement for experienced Well Engineering professionals to work in our UK and international assets. We are interested in hearing from you if you have experience in any of the areas listed below. Experience gained in a Service Company or Operator Environment is equally valued. ...
  • Subsea Trees Design team Leader Jobs in ShenZhen, China
    The candidate should demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop product that meet customer/project needs , manage complex issues within functional area(s) of expertise, be involved in planning, and contribute to the overall business technical solusion. We have a vacant oil and gas industry position as ...
  • Commercial Operations Specialist Jobs in Onne, Nigeria
    Drive Risk process implementation for proposals - lead & Be accountable for the strategy on Pricing and Margin for key quotations- -Achieve financial and operational targets committed for the assigned Area/Region (eg identify new deals, build up new opportunities) - Supporting the Sales Team with customer negotiations whilst ensuring compliance with contract commitments and commercial Risk assessments - ...
  • Specialist Coal Bed Methane Geologist Jobs in Jakarta, Indonesia
    Produce a sound understanding of the geological controls on the Kutei Basin CBM play Develop workflows which translate the understanding of the CBM play into Petrel 3D models Submit plans for data acquisition and analysis Liaise with external companies supporting the Vico subsurface activities Represent Vico at technical meetings with owner companies and Indonesian Government bodies Act as focus for ...
  • Project Procurement Manager Jobs in Oslo, Norway
    We have an open position as: Commodity Team Leader / Project Procurement Manager Work Tasks and areas of responsibility: * Commercial responsible for procurement of equipment and services to projects, all in accordance with Company procedures and values * Perform market analysis and establish commodity strategy ...
  • Sr Valve Design Engineer Jobs in Houston, USA
    Creates and reviews designs, drawings, DBI’s (Data Base Instructions), specifications, etc. involving existing technology or applications. Ensures that projects meet specifications, standards and performance requirements within Vale and seals department in Core Technologies Group (R&D). We have a vacant oil and gas industry position as Sr Valve Design Engineer in Houston, USA, America vacant at TechnipFMC ...
  • Mechanical Superintendent Jobs in Lyngby, Denmark
    The main responsibilities for the Mechanical Superintendent will be: - Ensure that set objectives are carried out to Operational specifications and are in compliance with rules, regulations and standards - Ensure all documentations within your area of responsibility are up to date - Provide technical guidance of equipment and systems within your area of responsibility - Establish and maintain ...
  • Senior Structural Engineer Jobs in Miri, Malaysia
    Responsibilities : * Improvement of offshore and onshore structures performance through maintenance analysis and reliability/improvement loop * Responsible for planning structural inspection * Providing maintenance input into Asset Integrity and structural engineering support for onshore and offshore structures * Act as contract holder for a number of hoisting and structural engineering related contracts * Actively participate in audits and reviews We ...
  • Rig Electrician Jobs in Offshore, International
    Make necessary repairs to electrical equipment aboard the rig. Perform all duties in a safe manner and in accordance with operating procedures. Install new equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications, safe practices, and regulatory requirements. Maintain the logs of all electrical repairs onboard the rig and keep Rig Engineer informed as to the status of the repairs ...
  • Communications Manager Norway & Nordics Cluster Jobs in Stavanger, Norway
    We’re currently looking to recruit a Communications Manager to join us in Stavanger and look after the Nordics Cluster, comprising Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. Responsibilities : In this role you’ll be responsible for cross-business co-ordination and the prioritisation of reputation and resource management. This includes communications staff development and mentoring communications leaders throughout the cluster. You’ll ...
  • Principal Subsea Pipeline Engineer Jobs in Houston, USA
    * Experienced with one or more Pipeline design engineering activities; * pipeline and flowline mechanical design * line sizing * pipeline coatings * insulation systems * cathodic protection design * span analysis * diver ...
  • Marine Superintendent Jobs in Aberdeen, Scotland
    The role will include: • Introduction and implementation of company marine standards • Development of an offshore vessel assurance scheme and database • Assisting in chartered vessel selection, auditing and contract management • Provision of marine technical support to operations, projects, exploration and tanker activities. We have a vacant oil and gas industry position as Marine Superintendent in Aberdeen, Scotland, Europe vacant at Marathon ...
  • Drilling Section Leader, Drillships Jobs in Offshore, Angola
    he Drilling Section Leader’s main functions include but are not limited to: a) Ensure operation of the drilling unit are planned and executed in a safe and proper manner according to the drilling program. b) Responsible for a clean and tidy area of responsibility. c) Develop and maintain good working relations with other departmental managers, operator’s representatives onboard, ...
  • Toolpusher Jobs in Gabon, Gabon
    The Toolpusher – Senior provides overall direction and management of safe and economical drilling operations on the rig. The Senior Toolpusher may perform the duties of the OIM/PIC on designated rigs. Supervises and monitors drilling operations; makes judgment to proceed with, suspend or cease drilling operations if there is doubt about the safety or accuracy ...
  • Saturation Divers Jobs in Offshore, International
    Responsible for ensuring he/she is familiar with the operation and emergency procedures of the welding habitat. Responsibility for the safe execution of the diving work in accordance with the relevant legislation, contract and company diving and project procedures. The Diver shall inform the Diving Supervisor of any medication he/she may be taking. If the work requires operations that ...
  • Fishing Tool Supervisor Jobs in Offshore, UAE
    Key Responsibilities: 1) Highly specialized position skilled in the rigging-up, running tools in and out of the hole and the related procedures associated with retrieval of tools, drill string, and equipment in the well bore. 2) May supervise drill or fishing crew and actually rig-up assemblies to run a fishing tool operation. 3) Supervises the tool ...
  • ROV Supervisor Jobs in Houston, USA
    The ROV Supervisor is responsible for the safety of the ROV, Tooling and system related third party personnel. The incumbent is responsible for organizing and managing the project team, effective handling of operations and emergency situations. Ability to oversee the tasks of both the Mechanical and Electrical Technician positions. Training new personnel as necessary and also ...
  • Sales Manager Jobs in Jakarta, Indonesia
    Define and implement of Oil & Gas marketing and commercial strategies in order to increase orders volume and profitability by understanding the customer business model · Leverage cross-functional and cross-business resources to maximize market penetration · Establish a systematic business scouting plan with the purpose of identifying new market opportunities. Establish high level relationship with customers· Lead ...
  • Pipeline/Exploration & Production Attorney Jobs in Anchorage, USA
    An experienced Pipeline/Exploration & Production (E&P) lawyer is required to join the Alaska legal team primarily working on issues and documents in support of the Gas and Midstream Alaska (GMAK) Business Unit, which manages BP’s common carrier oil pipeline business and BP’s interest in the Alaska Gas Pipeline Project (Project). The BP Alaska Legal team ...
  • ROV Technician Jobs in International, International
    Due to continued growth within the Eastern Hemisphere Region, we are looking for experienced ROV Technicians to work in our West Africa, Mediterranean and Caspian Sea areas on vessel based intervention and field installation operations as well as rig based drilling and completion projects. Duties and responsibilities to include - * Understand and operate within the established ...
  • Repair Shop Team Leader Jobs in Onne, Nigeria
    The person will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. He/she will follow an individual work plan and meet day-to-day short-term objectives. He/she will also have the ability to resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. The candidate will: • Coordinate and provide leadership to assigned Cells/Teams in the achievement of goals with ...
  • Job Fairs – Brazil Jobs in Macae, Brazil
    Field Engineers work on delivering frontline technical services and solutions to our customers across any one of Baker Hughes’ drilling, evaluation, completion and production technologies. From fulfilling engineering and sales support roles, to performing and leading land and sea well-site operations, the job is physically and mentally demanding. While challenging, it provides the foundational stages ...
  • Pipeline Integrity Engineer Jobs in Calgary, Canada
    As a Pipeline Integrity Engineer, your duties will consist of: - Development and/or audit of Integrity Management Plans to address all or specific integrity threats - Deterministic and probabilistic-based engineering assessments to determine immediate and long term integrity of metal loss, crack-like and deformation related defects detected by intelligent in-line inspection tools or in the field ...
  • Workshop Lead Jobs in Montrose, Scotland
    Responsible for initial technical support to the shop floor Responsible for Staff and Contractor personnel within Test / Assembly areas Participate and drive process improvements within the Test / Assembly Responsible for adherence to Engineering and Test / Assembly procedures Understand and implement the Company QHSE requirements Accountable for ensuring there is clear communication within the Test / Assembly on ...
  • Field Engineer Jobs in Onne, Nigeria
    Baker Oil Tools currently has an opening for a Field Engineer. This position will report to Manager for the District / operations I. Completes training on operational features and application of division’s products. Completes in-depth training programs to obtain product, well site and drilling knowledge. Begins to provide technical selling and product application recommendations on division’s ...
  • Supervisor (Fabrication) Jobs in Port Klang, Malaysia
    Assist Workshop Superintendent on day to day activities in the yard Supervise team of production workers and manage their work schedule Liaise with Work Package Engineer, QA/QC and other departments to ensure construction work progress is on schedule. Ensure safe working environment for all yard personnel Ensure QMS and other authority regulations are followed at the yard Supervision of layout ...
  • Safety Engineer Jobs in Luanda, Angola
    The candidate must have great experience with oil industry safety issues, in particular the area of offshore oil wells drilling. International work experience is a must. We have a vacant oil and gas industry position as Safety Engineer in Luanda, Angola, Africa vacant at Sonangol Angola. The job opening is in the Oil and HSE department at ...
  • TDC Co-ordinator Jobs in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Co-ordination of training programmes and courses for onshore and offshore based personnel including graduate development, vessel training plans and departmental technical training Co-ordination of all aspects of the competence assurance scheme for assigned client groups, including supporting assessors, candidates and verifiers and tracking and reporting progress to management Maintaining and updating TDC related information on electronic systems ...
  • Senior Subsea Specialist Jobs in Offshore, USA
    Frontier Drilling, a deepwater drilling contractor headquartered in Houston, TX, has five openings for a Senior Subsea Specialist on the Bully I, our purpose built drillship, currently under construction and capable of ultra-deepwater DP operations worldwide, specifically designed for moored and DP arctic operations. The Senior Subsea Specialist reviews and approves configuration layouts, plans and supervises ...
  • Project Engineer Jobs in Tranby, Norway
    Work Tasks and areas of responsibility: * Design of control and monitoring systems for subsea process systems as well as for pumps, compressors and separators * Development and implementation of all electric subsea control system * Specification and sizing of process control loops and control components ...
  • Well Stimulation Specialist Jobs in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
    Initiate, lead, provide consultation and conduct applied research in matrix acidizing, acid and hydraulic fracturing, water shut-off both individually and/or along with a team. The candidates should have the ability to generate new ideas and projects, and contribute substantially to existing efforts. The candidate should have previous experiences dealing with acidizing carbonate and sandstone reservoirs. ...
  • Offshore Installation Manager – Captain Jobs in Offshore, USA
    Candidates interested in working in the Gulf of Mexico encouraged to apply. Employee special responsibility and duties: 1) The Captain is appointed by Seadrill and acts as the company’s representative in matters pertaining to the safety of the ship, crew and cargo. 2) Is the highest authority onboard and is responsible for the drilling vessel’s navigation, stability ...
  • Software Developer Jobs in Kongsberg, Norway
    The Control Systems Department in FMC is responsible for supplying control and monitoring systems to subsea installations for the production of oil and gas. The core expertise represented by this department is managed by Control Core Technology, a multi-disciplinary, technically advanced group responsible for the development and maintenance of subsea products. We are in close contact ...
  • Fall 2009 Offshore Operations Technical Internship Jobs in Offshore, USA
    Responsibilities: Attend a 7-day intensive orientation and training session at Shell’s Robert Training Center in Robert, Louisiana where candidates will receive training in the following areas: Basic water safety and survival ...
  • Senior Inspection Engineer Jobs in Baku, Azerbaijan
    As Senior Inspection Engineer your duties will include: - Be responsible for the effective provision and operation of inspection systems and services to allocated offshore platforms or landsites/pipelines to ensure that plant and equipment is certified in accordance with Oceaneering and Client codes of practice, strategies and offshore or onshore legislation as applicable, ensuring feedback of ...

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