One of the world’s leading international oil companies, Total is also actively involved in other aspects of the global energy industry, including natural gas, refining, petrochemicals and the marketing of petroleum products. Today, in response to soaring energy demand, we are stepping up our expansion into solar and biomass. Based in more than 130 countries, our 97,000 employees provide the energy and products the world needs.
Much more than oil and chemicals…
We are likewise involved in basic chemistry, major polymers, chlorine-based chemistry, intermediate chemicals, performance polymers and specialities (for industrial applications and consumer products).
… a plethora of energies
We have solid experience in the sources of energy that will see healthy growth in years to come (natural gas and electricity in particular), and are active in the renewable-energies arena: we are among the world’s leading photovoltaic-system engineering firm.
We mainly look for young engineering-school and business-school graduates, and for applicants holding master’s or higher university degrees.
We look at academic backgrounds and prior work experience (internships and the like). But we also look at personalities. Enthusiastic and promising candidates who enjoy teamwork as much as they enjoy tackling ever-evolving challenges and geographic mobility will thrive and enjoy exciting careers with us.
A variety of beginner-level jobs in every field:
– Engineering (geological, geophysical, reservoir, drilling, well, process, maintenance, electricity, instrumentation, industrial data processing and other branches of engineering);
– Sales and marketing;
– Support functions (covering management control, finance, information technology, communication, human resources, logistics, purchasing, etc.);
– R&D (applied research).
THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS
We hire staff for the medium or long term. Applicants go through a series of one-to-one interviews with outside consultants, recruitment officers, career managers and the staff who will be supervising the successful candidate on the job.