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Equinor søker Senior/Principal Engineer Metocean

To support Equinor's ambitions within offshore wind developments it is desirable to strengthen our Wind Energy Technology (WET) team with additional capacities in Metocean.

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Søknadsfrist: 24. april

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Arbeidssted: London, Oslo, Stavanger

Arbeidsgiver: Equinor

Stillingstittel: Senior/Principal Engineer Metocean

Arbeidsforhold: Fast

Stillingsbrøk: 100 %

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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, among 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.

The New Energy Solutions (NES) business area reflects Equinor's long term goal to complement the oil and gas portfolio with profitable renewable energy and other low-carbon energy solutions. NES aims to do this with the support of Equinor's oil and gas competence, project delivery capabilities and ability to integrate technological solutions. NES's core activities include a growing offshore wind portfolio, a Solar taskforce, operational responsibility for the Technology Centre Mongstad Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facility, and a portfolio of venture capital investments. NES is organised into 5 business clusters; Ventures (VEN); Strategy and Innovation (SI); Business Development (BD); Wind and Low Carbon Development (WALC); and New Energy Operations (NEO).

To support Equinor's ambitions within offshore wind developments it is desirable to strengthen our Wind Energy Technology (WET) team with additional capacities in Metocean.

Wind Energy Technology (WET) is part of New Energy Solutions Business Area and is one of three technology departments within "Wind & Low Carbon Development". The department has responsibility for Wind Resource Assessment, Metocean, Geotechnics and Mapping.

We want you to have the courage to push technology boundaries, be innovative and to create competitive solutions for Equinor’s offshore wind development projects.

The successful candidate will undertake the role as Metocean responsible on offshore wind business development projects, contribute to technology development and continuous improvements.

Job Description

  • Establish Metocean (oceanographic and meteorological) design basis and operational criteria for wind projects
  • Responsible for planning, executing and provision of Metocean services in offshore wind development projects
  • Responsible for Metocean measurements programs including being offshore company representative onboard Metocean vessels
  • Ensure quality through utilization of Metocean professional network and compliance with relevant governing documents
  • Apply optimal application of technology and implement lessons learned on a continuous basis
  • Drive technology development in coordination with Equinor’s R&D environment
  • Proactively implement trends and new ideas into our internal processes in collaboration with the Metocean- and Wind Resource Assessment teams
  • Maintain and update standards and procedures
  • Participation and Equinor representation in industry projects and external arenas
  • Building strong relationships and aliasing with internal and external key stakeholders on an ongoing basis


  • Technical background in meteorology, oceanography, wind energy or marine technology
  • Background in statistical modelling or mathematical modelling with strong statistical skills is preferable
  • Experience in computerized data collection and analysis
  • Experience from or capability in understanding meteorology and meteorological models
  • Project development experience is an advantage
  • Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills - team work oriented across disciplines and organizational boundaries
  • Ability to be hands-on and perform high quality work within tight deadlines
  • Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness, and strong drive for multi-discipline optimization
  • Be curious, work together and share experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (with excellent command of English)
  • Strong motivation for Renewable Energy
  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

We Offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach 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.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative 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.

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

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

Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.