Careers at READ

Working at READ is challenging and rewarding. There has never been a better time to join our agile and passionate team. Operators across the global energy industry rely on us to deliver exceptional service that helps maximise hydrocarbon recovery and optimise well performance. That’s why we’re committed to training and developing our people and nurturing new talent to keep us ahead of the field.

Do you have experience working in the energy industry? Are you looking for your next challenge? Are you interested in kick-starting your career with a world-leading business? Then working at READ could be the right move for you.

READ Cased Hole Aberdeen Scotland UK

Global thinking, local support

We have centres of excellence in Aberdeen and Houston, and additional facilities in Alaska, the Middle East and Europe. We are resourced and ready to mobilise worldwide, wherever and whenever our customers need us.

As a member of the READ team there can be opportunities for international travel. We’re developing new relationships with customers around the world every day and investing across our business to help them achieve their goals.

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Join our team

Working at READ, you’ll get the chance to be involved in a broad range of interesting projects, supporting clients across the global oil and gas industry. You’ll work alongside some of the best engineers, data analysts and professionals in the industry. Our in-house development programmes can support your training and career progression.

If you think your ambition and talent can add value to our business, we can’t wait to hear from you. Take a look at our current vacancies or get in touch using the below enquiry form.

READ Cased Hole

Current vacancies

Maintenance Technician/Senior Maintenance Technician (experience dependent)

READ Cased Hole is recruiting for a Maintenance Technician to work in a busy maintenance department.

This key position will bring essential skills to support the team with electronic repairs and routine maintenance of cased hole logging tools and accompanying surface equipment. The position will be based in Aberdeen with an occasional requirement to travel abroad to carry out maintenance at our bases around the world.


  • Qualifications: HNC/HND minimum
  • Technical expertise: Strong understanding of electronic theory and ability to interpret electronic schematics
  • Skills: Proficient in the repair and maintenance of downhole logging tools. Able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task effectively. Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.

Job responsibilities and duties:

  • Perform repair and maintenance activities for all READ Cased Hole’s assets in line with company procedures.
  • Preparation of all field equipment to meet the requirements of assigned operations
  • Planning and scheduling of routine and non-routine maintenance activities for geographical areas under assignment.
  • Provide technical and maintenance support for READ personnel and clients as required.
  • Provide maintenance-related training for READ personnel and partners in line with company procedures.
  • Proficient in managing inventory systems to ensure sufficient stock levels to meet maintenance requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for recording tool histories and maintenance reports.
  • Document control – write and update maintenance procedures as required to support READ and client requirements.

All applicants should have indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

Apply by Monday, 15 August 2022. Email your CV to

READ Cased Hole has an exciting opportunity for a Finance & Administration Assistant to join our team in Aberdeen.

This position will provide the financial and administrative support required to effectively and efficiently support READ Cased Hole’s operations on a day to day basis. This is a full-time, permanent position based at our offices in Aberdeen with the option for flexible working.

Duties and responsibilities:

Finance Administrative Support
• Creating purchase orders, reconciling incomplete purchase orders
• Registration, matching to purchase order and input of purchase invoices or credits
• Ensuring accounts payable invoices are posted in a timely manner
• Ensuring accounts receivable invoices are created with appropriate back up documentation and posted in a timely manner
• Credit control and following up with customers
• Administration of expenses and credit card statements
Coordination of Personnel Logistics
• Updating load charts and coordinating annual leave
• Assisting with organisation of visa documentation and medicals
• Supporting travel and accommodation bookings
Support Services Administrative Support
• Monitoring company general email account and responding to and/or distributing emails in a timely manner
• Providing HR administrative support including updating spreadsheets, responding to vacancy applicants and preparing new start induction packs

Required competencies and skills:
• Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and good keyboard skills
• Sage experience
• Excellent organisational and communication skills
• Self-motivated and keen to learn
• Honesty, reliability, teamwork, flexibility, and integrity

What we’re delighted to offer in return:
• Competitive salary and benefits package
• Stimulating and rewarding work environment
• Personal and skills development opportunities
• Excellent potential for career progression

If you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply, please complete the application form below.

Date posted: 23.09.21

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Aberdeen Energy Park

Aberdeen AB23 8GW, UK

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