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Equinor søker deltakere til «Summer Internship 2019 – Operation & Maintenance»

Equinor aims to secure long-term access to talents.  By offering summer interns valuable work experience, we believe we can contribute positively in developing talents to the future energy industry.

We’re Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, one of the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

Equinor is always looking to attract the best and most qualified talents. The world will need a lot more energy and lower emissions in the years to come, and we are determined to be part of the solution. It will be a challenging task but we believe that with the right people, passion and curiosity, it is possible.

Equinor aims to secure long-term access to talents.  By offering summer interns valuable work experience, we believe we can contribute positively in developing talents to the future energy industry. We embrace diversity in terms of gender, age and culture. This summer intern programme is primarily targeted at students who are in their second year of their Bachelor’s studies up to and including their first year of Master’s degree. We offer an introduction to Equinor and the energy industry, aiming at accelerating your learning and development.

To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three summer internship adverts. Please state your order of preference and priority regarding discipline and location in each application.

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 covers all aspects of operation, maintenance and modifications for operating assets, and modification and investment projects for all phases in the company.

Possible locations in Norway are: Mongstad, Tjeldbergodden, Melkøya/Hammerfest, Sture & Kollsnes, Kårstø, Bergen, Stavanger, Trondheim, Harstad.

Job Description

  • Disciplines under operation and maintenance (O&M):
  • Automation
  • Electrical safety and operation
  • Life Cycle Information
  • Process Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics system design
  • Industrial economics and Technology Management
  • Planning Operation & Maintenance
  • System operation and safe work
  • Our summer interns will work on multiple tasks throughout the business. Work tasks may vary according to your competence profile, assignment and business needs.
  • Some typical assignments under Operation and Maintenance:
  • Cost Management / Portfolio coordinator for projects
  • Quality and Risk Management for projects
  • LCI documentation
  • Decommissioning
  • Process and technical security
  • Information technology
  • Multi discipline tasks within condition-based maintenance
  • Several engineering tasks within, but not limited to: Mechanical (static, rotating, inspection), Electricity, Automation, Process

Relevant education:

  • Energy and Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Cybernetics and Robotics, Industrial Cybernetics, Industrial Economics and Technology Management, Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology, together with other relevant technical disciplines
  • Additional education in areas such as economics, information technology and management are also relevant


  • No more than 1 year of full time relevant experience (please note research under a PhD are not be considered relevant experience)
  • Have completed at least 2 years of relevant bachelor studies by the time of the commencement of the internship, and are currently enrolled in a relevant study programme
  • Fluent in English
  • International work and/or study experience preferred, but not pre-requisite
  • Extracurricular activities and/or voluntary work is an advantage

Personal Qualities

  • Live our values and adhere to our safety expectations
  • High ethical standards
  • Good communication skills
  • Global mindset
  • Team player with the ability to work and deliver results in a diverse environment
  • Have a positive attitude to take on new challenges and adapt to dynamic environment
  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

We Offer

Our summer internships give you the opportunity to get valuable hands-on work experience in Equinor. Through the internship you get the chance to widen your professional network and develop yourself on a personal and professional level. Equinor offers competitive salary for the internship period. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

The selected candidates will be given the opportunity to engage with some of the world’s foremost technical environments and learn about Equinor and our industry.

We provide an environment recognised for its equality and diversity, and we treat everyone with fairness, respect and dignity.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration. Please apply in English. Please attach your CV in English, as well as copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language).

Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

Please be specific in your application which professional areas you would like to work and preferred activities.

Our values are to be open, collaborative, courageous and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team next summer.

Our safety expectations: Safety is integrated in everything we do and are applicable to all – “I am safety” Accountable, visible and engaged.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

This position could be relevant for other locations.

Your exact assignment and location will be decided based on our business needs combined with your interest.