Senior Specialist Engineer Material

  • Competitive
  • Norway Buskerud
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas

Do you want to play a role in solving 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?

We are the world class subsea technology provider, enabling resources, and accelerating the industry towards a low carbon future. Subsea offers solutions, products, and services for Subsea Oil & Gas projects, such as: production systems, processing, boosting & compression, power distribution, intervention & workover systems, and tools & subsea life cycle services.

Mechanical System & Products is an engineering and execution muscle within the company, working towards cutting-edge technologies and engineering excellence to meet tomorrow’s global energy needs. The department is responsible for concept definition, design and development of next-generation subsea products, project execution both on-shore and offshore. Our products and systems are made to withstand rough conditions, whether its above or below sea surface. Ensuring engineering excellence is key to succeeding in developing and delivering assets to the energy sector. We play a key role throughout the energy industry with a focus on technology development, thereby powering the change towards the energy transition.

We are now looking for a Senior Specialist Material Engineer who want to join our team and who can strengthen our capabilities within our Mechanical System & Products department in Tranby, Oslo/Fornebu and Gothenburg.

What will you be doing?
  • Perform material selection, compatibility assessment, corrosion assessment, cathodic protection evaluation, thermal insulation, review of welding and NDT
  • Travelling may be required when following up supplier and manufacturing processes
  • Review and approve procedures related but not limited to manufacturing, welding, NDT
  • Take part in standardization and continuous improvement of products and processes
  • Focus on innovative and sustainable solutions within subsea and other segments (ex. renewables)
  • Interact with internal and external clients as part of tender, studies, and project execution
  • Collaborate closely with global stakeholders and material discipline network
  • Become part of our team of 200+ skilled engineers and contribute towards technologies and solutions necessary for solving the global energy challenge for future generations
We think you should have:
  • Master’s degree in Materials Technology and/or Mechanical Engineering with materials related subjects. Other background can be evaluated with relevant experience
  • 10+ years of versatile experience with material technology in the energy and/or process industry
  • In depth experience and competence with manufacturing processes, welding and NDT is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of relevant industry standards and practices, preferably including welding related standards
  • Motivation to work in a cross-cultural team and interact in a global network
  • Good networking skills and the ability to effectively communicate in English

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
  • Possibility to work remotely/from home 1-3 days per week

Interested? Contact us.
For more information about the position, please contact: Magdalena Peczek, Recruiter, NES Advantage, at

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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.


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, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 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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