KCA DEUTAG Graduate Trainee

Posted on :

29 Mar, 2010

Category :

Graduate Jobs in Nigeria, Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

KCA DEUTAG is one of the largest drilling contractors outside the Americas. We are responsible for managing more than 100 drilling rig operations, both onshore and offshore, in more than 20 countries and are a world leader in the design and construction of drilling facilities.


Graduate Development Programme

The Business

As one of the world’s most successful onshore and offshore drilling and engineering contractors with turnover in excess of $1.7 bn, we operate in more than 20 countries, employing over 8,000 people. We are a multinational, multicultural employer and pride ourselves on the diversity of our workforce and the difference we make to the communities in which we operate.

Our highly successful and aggressive strategy has seen us double in size in the last 5 years with plans for a further 60% growth by 2011 through a combination of organic growth and acquisition.

We are known as an employer of choice in our field and we strive to retain and develop that reputation such that we can deliver our strategic targets amidst the unprecedented challenges associated with today’s global economic environment.

Our long-term growth plans provide exciting opportunities for graduates to join our business in support of our strategic operational and functional requirements.

The Programme

KCA DEUTAG’s Graduate Development Programme, includes a combination of job-based development via operational field tours and functional project assignments, supported by a structured programme of theoretical learning and training. An outline of the programme is detailed below.

The field-based operational assignments will be rotational 4 or 5-week tours working on any of KCA DEUTAG’s worldwide rig operations:

on land rigs in the deserts of the Middle East or North Africa, the jungles of West Africa or on remote Arctic-based operations in Western Siberia;

on offshore-based tender barges, or jack-ups in Angola, across the Far East or the Gulf of Mexico;

on platforms offshore in the North Sea, Caspian or offshore Sakhalin Island.

Functional project assignments will be based in both our head office in Aberdeen, Scotland and in any of our operational support offices worldwide.

Our programme is fully supported by our senior management team. Each graduate will be assigned a personal mentor who will work on a 1:1 basis to review and to support each individual’s personal and professional development needs throughout the programme.

The Next Step

If you are a talented, motivated and ambitious graduate, willing to undertake extensive travel in support of your long-term aspirations, then apply for an opportunity to Step4ward with KCA DEUTAG.

The “Apply Now” link below will allow you to register your details on our database, complete our application form and upload your current CV along with a covering letter.

If you have any problems with our online application process then please contact [email protected] for assistance.


Application deadline: 7 May 2010

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