Department Leader – Civil Engineering Offshore Wind and Renewables

  • Full Time
  • Norway



Personal Qualities


We’re 20,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. Taking on tough energy challenges is our job. Right now, we’re facing an enormous task: supplying the world with the energy it needs, while lowering emissions.

We’re up for the challenge. Are you?

The position

By joining our team in Renewables you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be a leader in the Electrical System Infrastructure Product Line, leading and developing a team of experienced engineers and project leaders focusing on project deliveries within the Onshore Area, including onshore substations, for offshore wind and other renewables.
  • Support local access (permitting) and contribute to permitting processes in our global portfolio.
  • Build competitive project deliveries by driving value optimization and standardization.
  • Interface with other product lines at strategic portfolio level, driving collaboration, synergies, and standardized ways of working. Capture learning and data across the project portfolio (both technical and commercial).
  • Interface with local resources and resources owners to optimize and balance global vs local deliveries and follow-up within the Onshore Area.
  • Deliver product scope as an integrated part of the project, incl technical product concept and recommended suppliers and ways of working.
  • Contribute to the category strategy and supplier relations for the onshore segment.
  • Delivery of the following scope of works for offshore wind projects; cable landfall, cable and/or overhead line from landfall to grid connection, onshore substation (buildings, groundwork, civil).


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:

  • Master’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience. Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree with extensive relevant experience will also be considered.
  • Technical experience and competence within the field of civil engineering and large onshore projects.
  • Project development experience, preferably from offshore wind and renewable energy.
  • The onshore scope in offshore wind projects is highly dependent on the local conditions – flexibility with regards to travel is required.
  • Positive “let’s do it” attitude and enthusiasm.
  • Creative thinking, with a strong commercial mindset.
  • Able to deliver results through others – empower people.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Leadership experience is preferred, but not a requirement.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; Norwegian desirable.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applicants with a broad set of backgrounds to apply.

General information

Please attach copies of your CV, diplomas, certificates and grades in English or a Scandinavian language.Through this link you can find important information on what to include in your CV, which will make the application process easier and faster.

Applications submitted without necessary 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.

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