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Getting hired offshore

Maersk Drilling has a range of interesting career opportunities for people who want to work offshore.

Helpful Tips to Getting Hired Offshore

We are always looking for the right offshore candidates with relevant experience.

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The recruitment process

At Maersk Drilling, our employees are more than formal qualifications.

Maersk Drilling Recruitment Process

When recruiting, we do therefore take several other aspects into consideration, including motivational letter and personal assessments. If you are selected for an interview, we will invite you to one of our offices to meet you in person.

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Explore our current job openings below

Be aware that offshore drilling vacancies can be found under “offshore” and not under “drilling”

Recruitment Fraud Alert:

Maersk Drilling has been made aware that unauthorised individuals have masqueraded as Maersk Drilling, promising job opportunities in our name and requesting payments to cover processing fees, visas, work permits or other formalities. The job offers are typically supported by forged documents.

Maersk Drilling does not make unsolicited offers of employment, and will never require potential candidates to make any form of advance payment as part of the hiring process. You will only be contacted by Maersk Drilling if you have applied for an open position on our website.

Vacancies in the US Gulf of Mexico

Do you want to join a company which focuses on safety, efficiency, and expertise?

US Gulf of Mexico

We have three offshore drilling rigs operating in the US Gulf at the moment, and we are continuously looking for skilled offshore employees for all three of these drilling rigs.

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Work Life Balance - Maersk Drilling

How do you balance work and family life when working offshore? Meet Nelly, Eric and Alexander who tell us how they manage. 

Maersk Drilling Career

At Maersk Drilling, we believe in the value of treating people with trust and respect, and in treating every employee according to his or her personal abilities and ambitions.

Maersk Drilling Trainees

Alexander joined Maersk Drilling as a trainee less than a year ago. He takes us through his first impressions of the work and the industry as a whole. 

Kudsk and Schmidt on Maersk Drilling Safety & Environment

Join Gregers Kudsk, VP of Technical Management at Maersk Drilling, and Jens Schmidt, CEO of Maersk Drilling Venezuela, in their talk about the development of our company through superior safety and innovative technology.

Sustainability in Maersk

By focusing on safety, reducing CO2 emissions, fighting corruption and investing in growth markets, Maersk is working hard to fulfill their goals of having sustainability as the main driver. Meet Claus V. Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling and Head of the Maersk Sustainability Council. 

Acceleration Programmes

Maersk Drilling has tailored four distinctive acceleration programmes, which will prepare you for positions in our field.

Developing your skills with Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling is second-to-none in the drilling industry in developing the skills of our people. The Maersk Group is known throughout the business world for actively engaging in training and development programmes.

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Training and development

In Maersk Drilling our people are more than a number. You are the centre of our performance and we invest in you
with training, trust and integrity. Your growth is our growth.

A culture of continuous development

At Maersk Drilling, we believe that we can best nurture your professional growth by continuously adding to your qualifications and gradually expanding your responsibilities.

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Training and development
Extra focus on offshore safety

We strive to recruit the finest people available.

Offshore positions

Maersk Drilling offers many different career opportunities offshore.

Explore the different offshore positions

Are you a skilled worker, engineer, marine officer or do you just want to try life offshore?

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Offshore job wizard

Do you dream of going offshore, but do not know where to start?

Try our offshore job wizard which will guide you in the right direction.

Within which field are you experienced? Depending on what your background is - check if you are eligible for a specific position.

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Quest for oil

Maersk Drilling takes you on a quest for one of today’s most indispensable resources – oil.

In a unique online gaming environment, Maersk takes you on a quest for one of today's most indispensable resources - oil.

Explore the Quest for Oil game