Vacant position

August 16, 2019

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Scope

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is primarily responsibility to perform design of AICV® and related lower completion flow control or stimulation equipment for oil and gas wells. In addition, a key function is to provide technical support and communication with sub suppliers and clients in different projects. This position requires the employee to perform all tasks and duties that naturally form part of, or is encompassed by the Employee’s position, considering the established practices of the Company and commercial best practices. The employee ensures to follow the regulations and special instructions applicable to the Employee’s position as well as general regulations and instructions as amended from time to time by the Company. The position will be located at InflowControl’s HQ in Porsgrunn, Norway.


Competence requirements

Higher Education

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree with preference in Mechanical Engineering combined with experience in the upstream oil and gas industry

Work experience

  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience with 3D design and analysis
  • Good knowledge of SolidWorks and PDM
  • Proven track record of design and implementation of such

Industry experience

  • Extensive upstream oilfield experience is required; ideal candidates hold both practical operational and technical experience with subsurface oil & gas operations
  • Experience in designing ‘manufacturable’ products which are cost effective and robust
  • Language:  English (spoken and written) and Norwegian (spoken)
  • Must be able to travel easily without restriction

Main responsibilities

Senior Reservoir Engineer will have responsibility to:

  • Design and material selection of lower completion equipment for oil wells and ensure equipment is of practical, manufacturable design
  • 3D modelling and preparation of manufacturing drawings and documents
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Participate in various phases of project
  • Contact with customers and subcontractors
  • Ensure QA in all deliveries and technical designs for customers
  • Sustaining customer relationships and satisfaction
  • Travel to various sub supplier locations in different locations / countries
  • Prepare technical sections of case evaluations as part of technical proposal process


Behavioral Factors

  • Team player and flexible
  • Self-driven and able to work independently under pressure
  • Initiative & creativity
  • Works effectively with peers, customers and external contractors
  • Quality and HSE focus


Please submit the application to Vidar Berge at