Senior Wellhead Engineer


Stavanger, Norge


21. august 2022

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Aker BP’s vision is to become the leading exploration and production company within oil and gas. We plan to achieve that by producing natural resources with low emissions and costs, while at the same time creating jobs, along with values for our owners and the broader society. Measured in production, we are one of the largest independent publicly listed oil companies in Europe. We have big plans for the future, which include further growth and a desire to improve the industry.

Senior Wellhead Engineer – Surface

The position holder will demonstrate strong commitment to the HSSE and quality standards within Aker BP when carrying out the responsibilities of assurance and technical support for safe, efficient and reliable operations within the framework of Business Management System, regulations and standards. The position holder supports Aker BP common strategies and will take an active role in our digitalization / improvement agenda, finding smarter and better ways of working.

Aker BP provides exciting growth and development opportunities for the right candidate.

The Objective of the role:

  • The position will cover all aspects of tree delivery, installation, and life of field.
  • From the company technical requirements define a project statement of requirements, verify supplier equipment meets these requirements. Manage the supplier to ensure timely delivery to the asset and drilling team, including interfaces to instrumentation and platform. Manage the installation and support commissioning of equipment. Provide a link to well integrity and life of field.
  • During manufacture there will be a need to conduct verification that the supplier has correctly implanted QCP and ITP to assure processes control for product realisation. Supplier activity will include but not be limited to quality control inspections of products and services, inspection of mobilized and demobilized equipment and all aspects of life cycle information.

Typical tasks will include:

  • Develop Statement of Requirements from Technical Requirements and project statement of requirements.
  • Review manufacturer capability to meet the defined requirements.
  • Participate in tender review process, if required. Co-ordinate issue of purchase orders.
  • Technical support during detailed engineering and risk register development.
  • Technical interface between platform, instrumentation, and supplier.
  • Co-ordinate and contribute to conductor, wellhead, riser strength, stability, and fatigue analysis.
  • If required, follow up qualification of equipment to defined needs and appropriate industry standards.
  • Project manage deliveries. Arrange purchase of long lead non oem equipment and company free issue equipment.
  • General support to drilling and completion engineers.
  • Arrange a plan for all running tools and operational spares.
  • Co-ordinate and participate SIT and eFAT activity.
  • Write and contribute to rig action plans.
  • Assist in well handover.
  • Ensure all life of field documentation is collated and loaded into the appropriate document management system.
  • Support with LCI activities for well handover.


  • Minimum B.Sc. in a relevant engineering degree or similar in scientific subjects, other relevant experience may compensate for relevant formal education.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Preferred experience with Surface Wellhead tools and equipment
  • Good understanding of the LEAN philosophy
  • Good understanding on how digitalization will affect how we work.
  • Fluent in Norwegian and English.

We think you will thrive in Aker BP if this resonates with you:

  • The SAFER values are the foundation for everything we do. If you want to work with us, you must identify with the values of being enquiring, responsible, predictable, committed and respectful.
  • Cooperation is the very core of Aker BP, and we are looking for people who want to be part of our ONETEAM-culture.
  • We constantly strive to help each other improve. If you are a good communicator, we will work well together.
  • We must improve to succeed in the future, so you must have a strong desire to always improve and work smarter.
  • We make our decisions based on data, which is why you must be analytical and see the bigger picture.

What we can offer you:

  • We want you to develop. That’s why we are committed to providing you with varied experience and enhancing your expertise so you can build a CV for the future!
  • We want the brightest minds, and the ones that believe in the objectives we are working towards. If you are one of them, we will offer you a competitive salary, an opportunity to earn bonuses, a share savings programme and a good pension scheme.
  • We know that good health and a good work-life balance are key factors for job satisfaction. That’s why we have good cafeterias, work-out facilities and flexibility – in both working hours and work location.
  • We look after each other here. If something should happen to you, we will make sure you get help from the company health service and our insurance programmes.

At Aker BP, we are convinced that diversity is an important element for success, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Location: Stavanger

Travel: Some travelling must be expected.

Application deadline: 21.08.2022

We work every day at Aker BP to achieve safe, reliable and cost-efficient production of oil and gas, which is used for energy and the products we need.

We are willing to change, and we want to become leaders in performing even better tomorrow than we did today. While we continue to grow, we must produce with the least possible emissions and the lowest possible costs.

Cooperation between suppliers, alliances, onshore and offshore are the very heart of Aker BP. Together with the Aker companies and our partners, we solve broader challenges by combining the willingness to invest, digitalisation and new technology with the expertise of creative problem-solvers.

We achieve good results by utilising our strong sides, while at the same time taking care of each other in a safe, secure and inclusive working environment.

We call it ONETEAM – it’s not them or us – it’s we.

Om Aker BP

Aker BP is an exploration and production company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. We are one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe, and we have significant ambitions. The company targets further opportunities for growth and value creation through both exploration and merger and acquisition activities.