Trainee Applications Engineer

Date: 25 June 2018

Location: Westhill, Aberdeen


Job Purpose

To ensure the seamless delivery of Tendeka’s technologies through obtaining a solid understanding of the portfolio and application to provide support across the department, within the office, laboratory and at client locations.


Key Activities

  • Technical evaluation of applications and provision of equipment specification and recommendation
  • Provision and management of technical documentation for tenders, technical proposals and project delivery
  • Technical support of project delivery in line with internal processes, e.g. contract review
  • Production of product quality plans and support of manufacturing activities, including third party support and tool assembly when required.
  • Product and service improvement in commercialised product range to increase value, reduce cost and increase competitiveness.
  • Provide technical training for new and existing employees on commercial technology range.
  • Other tasks as required in support of the delivery of Tendeka’s strategy, corporate milestones and revenue.
  • Control qualification testing of developing products/compound
  • Assist with customer field operations preparation and deployment for completions technology product range




Essential:         Higher grade level or equivalent, with Maths/Science and English

Preferred:        Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or oilfield discipline

Experience / Competence / Skills / Knowledge


  • Strong communication skills and ability to deliver well written and constructed technical documentation.
  • Ability to use standard Microsoft office packages, e.g. excel, word, powerpoint
  • Good problem-solving abilities displaying a logical and pro-active response
  • Show a strong understanding of customer’s requirements.
  • Willing to travel and work in a global team of professionals.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work unsupervised and exercise initiative to resolve potential problems.
  • Demonstrate a strong ability under pressure to meet client delivery expectations.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to effectively utilise dedicated resources, and the ability to plan, control, and take responsibility for own work.
  • Relevant technical or practical skills for the understanding and deployment of completion technology



  • Engineering background, preferably with knowledge of manufacturing/machine shop environments
  • Field experience in the deployment of downhole technology

Experience with fibre optic technology

How to apply:

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to join us at a very exciting time of company growth and development.

If you are interested in the role, please send your current CV, together with a cover letter via the form below.