Project planning and control engineer

  • Full Time
  • Norway



Personal Qualities


We’re 22,000 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 Exploration & Production Norway you will have the opportunity to:

  • Contribute to shaping a project delivery model for larger modification projects and taking an active part in developing and shaping these projects.

  • Work as part of the Project Control discipline, which incorporates project planning, project control, cost estimation, quality and risk: tracking progress and collating information to understand impacts on schedules and costs.

  • Work with exciting projects within the existing fields and infrastructure on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS); with high business impact. 

  • Collaborate closely with suppliers in order to execute projects. 

  • Act as the control center within projects, tracking progress and collating information to understand schedule impacts and costs effects.


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:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within Engineering, Management, or Economics (or within other relevant subjects).

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working on engineering projects, with a role in either Project Control, Planning, Estimation, or Quality and Risk Management.

  • Experience of working on large topside or subsea projects would be advantageous.

  • Knowledge of project control software within a relevant discipline, e.g. PIMS, Safran, SAP.

  • Experience of working on projects during both early phase and execution phases is desirable.

  • Professional level of English, both written and oral. Basic oral communication skills in Norwegian would be advantageous.

We are recruiting for a number of positions, if you have experience working in any of the following roles or similar, we encourage you to apply.

  • Project Control Engineers with relevant experience in cost management, cost estimation and project planning.

  • Planning Engineers with broad experience in project planning from front end phase; to handover; to operation.

  • Estimation Engineers with experience from project cost estimation, either in topside or subsea projects.

  • Quality & Risk Management with a track record of managing project risk and quality in complex projects.

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.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. Candidates will be asked for information on affiliation to high-risk countries for a security assessment. Furthermore, background checks are performed on all final candidates and all permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law.

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