APPLY: KCA Deutag Graduate Recruitment Programme

APPLY: KCA Deutag Graduate Recruitment Programme

KCA Deutag is currently the drilling operations contractor on 33 offshore platforms worldwide and owns and operates a fleet of mobile offshore drilling units consisting of 2 jack-ups and 3 self-erecting tender barges. The company also owns and operates a fleet of more than 60 land drilling rigs. Our six Core Values define ‘the KCA Deutag way’ and are underpinned by our Policies, Standards and Procedures. They help guide our business approach and culture and our people in working safely, effectively and ethically across our operations.

Operations Engineer

Who We Are Looking For

The KCA Deutag Graduate Development Programme has been created to help accelerate the development of qualified graduates to successful future KCA Deutag managers and leaders within a 3 year time period. These managers will be fully equipped to run Safe, Effective and Trouble-free operations.

The aim for all Operations Graduates is to reach the level of Assistant Rig Manager (or equivalent) upon completion of the programme. The programme has therefore been designed to provide our Operations Graduates with the widest possible exposure to KCA Deutag’s people, operations, equipment, processes and clients.


    Intensive rig-based training up to the level of Assistant Rig Superintendent/Toolpusher
    Completion of “Milestone” questions to ensure a suitable level of competence has been gained in each rig based position
    Corporate based assignments, either in the Aberdeen office or any of our local in-country offices
    Completion of structured training, delivered by the KCA Deutag or external providers
    Completion of various self-study modules, reports and presentations
Key skills & attributes

Applicants must be:

    Open to working with different cultures
    Able to demonstrate leadership in conjunction with commitment and have a determination to succeed
    Prepared to work rotational assignments, both on and offshore, along with office based assignments
    Able to demonstrate a fluency in English, both oral and written
    Willing to undertake training during field break
    Willing to work in any of KCA Deutag’s worldwide locations
Qualification Requirements
Applicants must hold a minimum of a 2:1 degree in any discipline, with the following disciplines being preferred;
– BEng or MEng Honours
– BSc Honours in an engineering discipline

What We Offer

    Competitive pay & benefits package, which may include additional allowances depending on country of assignment
    Structured training, development & career progression
    Personal mentoring & coaching
    Global opportunities

    International – worldwide
Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should


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