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Operations and Maintenance - graduate opportunities

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The role of operation and maintenance (O&M) is to deliver safe, predictable, and profitable operations in accordance with regulations, governance, and operational parameters.

O&M professionals cover all aspects of operation, maintenance and modifications for operating assets, and modification and investment projects for all phases. O&M is supporting both our offshore and onshore plants.

In Norway, we operate offshore fields of all sizes, from giants such as Troll, Statfjord, and Gullfaks, to small fast-track projects tied to existing infrastructure. Our task is to transform the Norwegian shelf and create value for our owners, suppliers, and the people of Norway. This work depends on good cooperation across the business organisation and the ability to identify and change our ways of working.

Our onshore plants in Scandinavia transform oil and gas into different fuels and products. They have an essential role in creating value while improving the carbon efficiency in operations and delivering more sustainable products. This includes CO2 reduction, electrification, and biofuels. In addition, the digitalisation of our operations will be in focus.

For me, operations and maintenance is about managing risk. It’s how you are able to identify and assess it then take the right actions and decisions. Equinor has been a great place to develop this experience because we have great expertise from years in the industry and you get to learn from the best.

Dimitrios KostopoulosGraduate, Operations and Maintenance
Dimitrios Kostopoulos Graduate, Operations and Maintenance

Working in operations and maintenance is really rewarding. You become a part of a team that works towards the common goal of performing the “right maintenance, at the right time, with the right effort”. As a graduate, your leaders and colleagues will help you perform your best, while you develop your skills as an engineer.

Helene OlsenGraduate, Operations and Maintenance

What can I do in Operations and Maintenance?

O&M is a large, multidiscipline area with projects covering our oil and gas, renewables, and low carbon segments.

As a graduate in O&M, this means the opportunity for varied career progression, collaboration across disciplines, and plenty of learning and development.

Check out the live vacancies link below to see which technical discipline we’re recruiting into this year.

Who can apply?

Each of our disciplines has its own experience and educational requirements. Follow the links below to explore our open vacancies and find out more.

Which locations could I be based at?

Graduates in this area could be assigned to any of the following locations:

Norway (various locations), the United Kingdom, Brazil, Poland and South Korea.

You can see the specific locations for each technical discipline by following the links above.

Please note that applications for some of these technical disciplines will be considered for roles in other broad business areas, such as project development.