Business Support


Auditors are responsible for auditing for compliance against well defined company or industry standards across a range of functions including finance, operations, technical, engineering and health and safety. The standards may relate to process, competence or information recording for example. This role will normally be based in an office, and regular trips are likely to be required from time to time to production installations depending on discipline.

About this role

Typical duties

  • Carries out regular and scheduled audits to ensure strict compliance with relevant company and industry standards
  • Produces written reports that detail the findings of the audit and any recommended corrective actions
  • Contributes to company compliance manuals
  • Ensures that processes are in place to identify potential breaches in compliance
  • Notifies relevant Governing bodies of possible non-compliance
  • Provides support, advice and guidance on compliance matters to team/ department or client
  • Keeps up to date with changes in relevant industry standards and statutory regulations
  • Reports any breaches of safety procedures to supervision / management
  • Actively participates in and promotes company health and safety campaigns, policies and procedures, and ensures personal safety and that of colleagues at all times

In the industry

Audits are most commonly known in relation to Financial or Accounting audits, however a range of other audits covering technical and health and safety procedures are commonplace in the oil and gas industry. Auditors are essential in helping to ensure that both company and industry standards are maintained and best practice is adhered to.


  • Office
  • Outdoors
  • Offshore


  • University
  • College
  • Apprenticeships

What do I need?

Key Skills

  • Managing people
  • Team working
  • Verbal communication
  • Written communication
  • Problem solving
  • Analysing
  • Planning
  • Organising
  • IT
  • Numerical
  • Practical
  • Working to deadlines


Entry requirements:

  • HNC/ HND/ BTEC or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good organisation/administration skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail/produces accurate work

Employers might also look for:

  • Internal/ external Auditors Course certification
  • Membership to the Chartered Quality Institute