Junior Controls Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Norway Akershus Lysaker
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
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Do you want to solve global energy challenges for future generations?

At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. 

We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

Our Power and Automation department within the new and ambitious Power Solutions business segment consists of a leading team of highly motivated and experienced engineers, being part of one of the largest engineering teams in the industry. Our mission is to develop innovative and bold solutions to serve the energy transition. Our main markets are offshore wind, tidal power, hydrogen and CCS / low carbon solutions. 

Our team in Tranby / Fornebu is now looking for a Graduate / Junior Controls Engineer to meet future expectations. 

What will you be doing?
  • Work with control system design architecture & products
  • Involved in all project stages, from technology development, concept & feasibility studies, front-end engineering, tenders, execution projects, and testing & commissioning
  • Learn about and work with topside and subsea controls equipment, controls network, internal developed controls products and how these work together in advanced systems
  • Typical tasks will involve working with control system / product specifications and system operational philosophies, creation of system schematics and documentation, interacting with various disciplines, departments & clients, working both in the office during engineering phases and on-site during testing & commissioning
  • The role will initially be focused on testing activities on existing projects and providing input to interesting and challenging studies and projects within electrification, offshore wind, and renewables
  • Graduates will be working with other young engineers, and we will make sure you are followed up by experienced mentors who ensure interesting development opportunities

We think you should have:
  • MSc degree within Automation / Controls Engineering, Cybernetics, or similar technical background
  • Graduate engineer or up to 3 years relevant experience
  • Fluent in English with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Willigness to travel to manufacturing / vendors sites on occasion
  • Demonstrate a proactive and innovative attitude with structured and solution-oriented mindset
  • Good technical and analytical skills with high interest in expanding own knowledge
  • Be a genuine team player with strong interpersonal skills; able to work effectively within own team and towards many other internal stakeholders
  • Decision making and execution skills - striving for quality and delivery on time

More reasons to work with us:
  • Professional development and excellent career opportunities with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects ranging from oil and gas, renewables (carbon capture, hydrogen, and offshore wind) to aqua culture
  • A healthy work-life balance with flexible working conditions throughout the different phases of your life journey
  • Competitive pay and benefits with excellent pension and insurance schemes as well as private health services provided by Aker Care
  • Access to welfare club with free gym facilities, sports equipment hire and cabins for rent in the mountains and by the sea
  • Fantastic office building with onsite canteen and free parking
  • Possibility to work remotely/from home 1-3 days per week

Interested? Contact us.
For more information about the position, please contact:
Susann Rognlien Bech, Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions, mail: Susann.bech@nesfircroft.com

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.

Semac background checks are performed on all final candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion
Aker Solutions is empowered by its diverse workforce. We ensure a good working environment where equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion are considered vital to our success. We believe diversity creates value, attracts talent, and makes life more interesting. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from diverse backgrounds related to race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, and more.

This is Aker Solutions
Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.

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With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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