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Operations

Early Careers

Early Careers Operations

Operations is at the center of our business. Whether it’s a rig site, on a production platform, or in one of our facilities, you’ll be part of collaborative site teams that combine a variety of skills to deliver exceptional service. You’ll harness the latest technology advances to acquire and apply data. Your role will ultimately be to characterise, drill, and produce reservoirs, and deliver processing to a global energy industry. It’s demanding work, but highly rewarding for people who enjoy solving technically-complex, continually-changing challenges every day. You’ll gain a unique insight into the exploration and production (E&P) business and the skills, technology, and innovation that drives it.

Early Careers Operations

Qualification Matrix

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Use our qualification matrix to understand which role best suits your academic background and experience.

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Field Positions

Working in the field means working on the front line of our business. It’s challenging, exciting, and you get to advance the work we do and how we do it by helping to push technology boundaries.

Field Engineer

Be involved in every phase of our business

As a Field Engineer, you’ll be involved in every part of our business. From helping acquire essential data to planning long-term well development, you’ll organize, run, and report operations in the field environment and assist specialists and other Engineers with key decisions. Your training will be hands-on as you learn about the energy industry and become an expert in the various tools and services in your business line. You’ll be asked to learn a lot quickly, and you’ll be given responsibility and support to make your impact and start becoming a leader in our business.

Responsibilities

  • Perform operations, operate equipment, and be accountable for team wellsite performance, by the end of your training
  • Manage field operations, including engineering design, maintenance, job planning, and operational reporting
  • Learn the well construction process and understand the role of different service companies
  • Support engineers and specialists on-site and help with essential duties, such as risk analysis
  • Effectively manage a crew and/or processes within a year
  • Help prepare wellsite reports and post-job debriefings
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement culture—across the business
Field Engineer
Field Engineer

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or related science
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Quick learner able to use logic to solve problems
  • Be personally committed to continuous improvement
  • Evidence of leadership and teamwork skills

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Field Specialist

Turn technical expertise into transformative impact

Our Field Specialists focus on the vital technical and operation procedures that ensure our sites are safe and our customers get an exceptional service. You’ll receive intensive training in troubleshooting, safety, client interaction and develop a deep technical understanding of what we do. Through a combination of hands-on learning and formal training, you’ll become the company’s representative on-site, with supervisory responsibility. You’ll work through a range of complex, practical challenges and develop innovative strategies for solving them.

Responsibilities

  • Develop necessary technical and supervisory abilities to perform duties required in your business line’s range of services and products
  • Develop functional and technical skills to a high standard
  • Help plan, prepare and execute jobs to design and client specifications
  • Oversee field operations, including engineering deployment, maintenance, job planning, and operational reporting
  • Effectively supervise a crew and/or processes within a year
  • Help prepare wellsite reports and post-job debriefings
Field Specialist
Field Specialist

Requirements

  • Two-year technical degree (associate degree) or military experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think methodically
  • Ability to work well under pressure and without supervision

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Field Technical Analyst

Solve on-site issues to deliver exceptional service

As a Field Technical Analyst, you’ll provide technical expertise to teams across the site and use your knowledge to help them deliver exceptional service. Using a variety of tools and techniques, you’ll apply your theoretical understanding to the practical challenges we face on-site every day. That includes creating formation evaluation logs and helping analyze and interpret cuttings to determine the rock type and hydrocarbon presence. You’ll also help monitor the well parameters and maintain sensors to understand well conditions. You’ll receive extensive training that expands your technical knowledge and hands-on skillset.

Field technical Analyst

Responsibilities

  • Provide pre and post-job support including risk analysis to other field colleagues
  • Support on planning, preparing, executing, and debriefing jobs
  • Help prepare wellsite reports
  • Understand rig components and roles of different Schlumberger product lines within the industry
  • Continually identify and implement best practice in your work

Requirements

  • Bachelor of science degree in Geology, Geological Applied Sciences, Earth Sciences, or Applied Sciences
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Logical thinking skills combined with a focus on the detail
  • Determination to continually develop and improve

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Field technical Analyst

Maintenance Positions

All our maintenance positions require people who are passionate about using technical knowledge to deliver practical solutions that improve our services for customers.

Maintenance Engineer

Be the connection between the field and our experts

As a Maintenance Engineer, you’ll be the critical link between the maintenance organization and our field operations. Your primary responsibility will be to improve workflows and optimize maintenance processes to reduce downtime of our equipment. You’ll do this by reinforcing your trouble-shooting skills and implementing Lean Six Sigma practices and Reliability Centred Maintenance Methodology (RCM), as well as providing input to improving equipment design. We’ll provide the training you need to become an adept problem-solver who uses the latest technology to deliver exceptional service quality.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and capture opportunities for improvement in equipment maintainability and reliability
  • Use Lean Six Sigma and RCM concepts to optimize work processes and adapt maintenance processes
  • Keep current with latest equipment, technologies and maintenance methods
  • Champion data and service quality within maintenance organization
  • Help manage planning for equipment and maintenance resources
  • Apply asset management and maintenance systems data
Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or applied science
  • Aptitude for hands-on work combined with strong analytical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

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Maintenance Technician

Keep our tools and equipment performing to the highest standard

As a Maintenance (Electrical or Mechanical) Technician, you’ll work across our business and be supported by your managers to develop the skills you need to succeed in our Maintenance Technician roles. You’ll complete a comprehensive development program that will help you achieve your full potential. You’ll be trained to analyze problems, make repairs, and help contribute to an effective, efficient, and safe working environment.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain equipment to the highest standards
  • Improve asset availability, through applying good practice towards continuous improvement
  • Help implement reliability practices across the business
  • Follow a structured development program
Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Technician

Requirements

  • Two or three years’ technical certificate or equivalent military experience
  • Good hands-on ability
  • Strong analytical skills

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Schlumberger Early Careers

Development Program

As a trainee, you’ll begin a structured development program as soon as you join us. This is an industry-leading approach to development, combining state-of-the-art learning center courses, hands-on experience, and continuous technical development to help you perform to an exceptional level and achieve your potential. There’s a lot to learn when you start and you’ll constantly reinforce your understanding by applying it in your day-to-day work. Our recognized commitment to continuous learning means you’ll be encouraged and supported to keep developing your skills and technical expertise throughout your career.

How we support you

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Around the world

We are known for the international opportunities we offer. If your career takes you outside your home country we support you with all the necessary arrangements to make your global adventure happen.

 

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To achieve your potential

We’ll give you real responsibility and opportunities to make a difference to our work early on. Your colleagues and managers will help you with your work and be invested in your development.

How to Apply

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The recruiting team will then review your application and you will be contacted if we have a position we feel you are qualified for.
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