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Barossa Gas Project: Learn more

Working at Santos isn’t just a job, it’s an opportunity for you to excel in your chosen career path and challenge yourself professionally within collaborative, high-performing teams.

The opportunities for ongoing professional development and on-the-job training will allow you to explore your potential, with your experiences contributing to the ongoing growth of our business.

Geoscientists play a key role in the supply of reliable, affordable and lower carbon energy to customers in Australia and Asia.

Our geoscientists are involved in the exploration, development and production of hydrocarbon resources. Geoscientists use innovative techniques to describe and assess the subsurface to identify new opportunities for exploration and maximise the recovery of oil and gas from reservoir rocks. Geoscientists’ knowledge of the subsurface is important to ensure drilling and production operations are conducted safely and to sustainably capture and store carbon dioxide.

Geoscience professionals that can be found at Santos include:

  • Geologists
  • Geophysicists
  • Petrophysicists
  • Biostratigraphers
  • Geomechanics

Subsurface engineering covers a wide range of specialty roles and makes a significant contribution to the development of our hydrocarbon resources. Our reservoir and petroleum engineers run dynamic models, forecast production and build field development plans. Drilling and completions engineers design and drill wells all over Australia to extract the oil and gas. Production optimisation engineers know how to optimise performance over the lifetime of the well. Whatever the discipline, you will be part of a team that delivers innovative solutions to some of our most challenging fields.

Some of the roles at Santos within our exploration, development and production teams include:

  • Reservoir engineer
  • Completions engineer
  • Drilling engineer
  • Fracture stimulation engineer
  • Production optimisation engineer
  • Petroleum engineer

Facilities engineers are exposed to a wide variety of challenging working environments within the areas of design, project management, operations and reliability of surface equipment. Whether you are designing new equipment, managing a multi-million dollar project, optimising a plant’s production or troubleshooting the reliability of a facility, there are many exciting opportunities working with plant and equipment as a facilities surface engineer within Santos.

Facilities engineering within Santos offers opportunities for:

  • Process engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Electrical and control systems engineers
  • Process and chemical engineers
  • Civil engineers
  • Pipeline engineers

As an EHS professional, you will work across the business in a variety of roles that may include:

  • Field work supporting our front-line teams, both onshore and offshore
  • Providing technical advice and support
  • Conducting risk assessments, investigations and audits
  • Supporting legal compliance, including managing EHS approvals
  • Monitoring and analysing data
  • Developing and delivering training and awareness programs
  • Reporting on EHS performance

You could work in a number of different teams, including multidisciplinary project teams, EHS teams supporting operations, or the EHS corporate centre providing functional oversight across the company.

Working in the EHS function, you’ll be part of a dynamic team and challenged every day, and you’ll know you’re making a difference.

Planning teams at Santos plan and schedule reliability events, construction projects and development programs. We also have teams that execute production planning and business planning. Whichever of these teams are suited to your planning and scheduling skills, you will find a dynamic learning environment that will continue to challenge.

As a department of dynamic, customer-focused individuals, the Information Systems team works in a fast-paced environment with leading-edge technology. The Santos IS team is responsible for the management of software, end-user support, IT infrastructure and security, and delivery of new technology solutions.

Information Systems positions within Santos include:

  • Service delivery leads
  • Solution architects
  • EUC support engineers
  • Application specialists for E&P and corporate systems
  • Infrastructure and networking specialists

The procurement function at Santos is responsible for creating supply chain solutions that deliver sustainable material value to our business.

The various disciplines within the supply chain team that support our business include:

  • Logistics
  • Contracting and procurement
  • Materials planning and management
  • Inventory management
  • Warehouse management

The Santos People team delivers and supports the critical expectations and requirements for the management and leadership of its people to ensure it has a high performing workforce with the right capabilities to deliver on the company’s strategy.

We support people through the employee life cycle, including planning, resourcing, development, managing and rewarding.

The various disciplines in the People team that support our business include:

  • Business partnering
  • Industrial relations
  • People operations
  • Resourcing and talent (including Indigenous participation)
  • Organisation and capability development
  • Performance and reward
  • Payroll and employee records

As a finance professional in a complex business you will create value through your strategic business partnering delivering quality analysis and decision support to the business from exploration, development, marketing and trading through to operations.

Our finance teams include, but are not limited to:

  • Venture, management and financial accounting
  • Portfolio and planning
  • Treasury
  • Taxation
  • Business development
  • Investor relations

As a member of the Company Secretariat team, you are involved in administering the governance of the Santos group of companies. This means overseeing compliance with statutory requirements, including corporations legislation and stock exchange rules.

As a member of the Legal department, you are proactively engaged in identifying and enabling business solutions, enabling legal compliance and assisting achievement of excellent business results. You will participate in cross-functional initiatives where your expertise is valued. Whether you are providing legal support to operations, exploration or growth activities, you will be involved in a dynamic and exciting business.

As a member of the Public Affairs team, you are actively working with departments across Santos providing support and enhancing how the company engages with its stakeholders. Opportunities range from working on project proposals and plans and driving strategic policy positions, to developing major advertising and communications campaigns and shaping the company’s presence at conferences and events.

Roles in the Public Affairs department include:

  • Government relations
  • Brand and marketing
  • Community relations
  • Internal and external communications
  • Public affairs
  • Events management

Our administrative assistants provide support to our key leaders and their teams and work with internal and external stakeholders providing a confidential, proactive and important service to our senior leadership team.

Technical assistants offer para-professional support to our engineers and geoscientists in corporate and specialist technical areas.

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