Maritime Trainee Technical - Seadrill

Seadrill is a global market leader in the offshore drilling sector employing some 5,000 skilled and highly competent employees, representing around 65 nationalities, operating in 15 countries on five continents.
We operate in two Hemispheres, East and West, comprising of 7 areas – Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, North America, Latin America North, Latin America South.

Since Seadrill was founded the company has seen dramatic growth, contraction and change. The company is always evolving and the balance between being a dynamic entrepreneurial company and a highly efficient mature business is always shifting. Advanced technology is having a huge impact on the Oil and Energy industry. Seadrill continues to put technology and digital transformation at the heart of their strategy.

Our versatile fleet of rigs comprises of drillships, jack-ups, semi-submersibles and tender rigs for operations in shallow to ultra-deepwater areas in both harsh and benign environments. The fleet is one of the youngest, most modern of all the major offshore drilling contractors. For more information:

We are now looking for an ambitious, driven and curious individual for a trainee position at our Seadrill Europe office in Stavanger.

Maritime Trainee is one of the leading management trainee programs in Norway. It is organized for the industry by the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association. The program lasts for 18 months and combines working in a world leading maritime company with an academic program with five modules in Norway, Singapore and London. This is an outstanding way to start a career in our most global industry, where Norway is one of the leading nations. 

As a Maritime Trainee in Seadrill Europe you will be exposed to work both offshore, onboard our drilling units and onshore, as part of our operational, technical support and staff functions.

The combination of offshore and onshore experience will equip you with a unique understanding of our business and the way we operate.

You will work with rig operations, maintenance, reporting and budgeting as well as commercial and personnel matters in a diverse and highly professional team, where safety and effective operations are at the centre of everything we do.

We are looking for an excellent candidate with a Master degree in an engineering discipline, such as marine, mechanical, petroleum, electrical etc. from a recognized university.

Fluent in English and preferably a Scandinavian language.

Personal characteristics

  • Adaptable

  • Driven

  • Collaborative

  • Ambitious

  • Mobile

  • Curious

  • Innovative

In Seadrill careers are built from dedicated individual with a flexible and positive attitude.

Our Values
Everyone at Seadrill is guided day in and day out by our five values. They provide a shared point of reference for every action we take and every decision we make in support of safe and responsible operations.

Workplace: Stavanger / Offshore / Internationally

Application deadline: 01.10.19. Please apply through
this link.

Please enclose your grade transcripts from high school, university/college, relevant courses, etc. together with your application letter and CV. 

If you have any questions, please contact Cathrine Sørensen, Phone +47 48 400 100, at Bønes Virik Executive Search.