Advantage Events 2021

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have had to adapt our travel guidelines to ensure everyone's safety. In Norway, there are many fantastic places to see and activities to experience. Join your Omega 365 colleagues for an Advantage trip this year!

15.06.21

Omega announces name change to Omega 365

Omega has changed its name to Omega 365, securing global brand consistency and welcoming a new era in the company’s history.

19.05.21

Omega backgrounds for Teams

Teams meetings have become a natural part of our workdays. You now have the option to spruce up your Teams conversations with a collection of Omega Teams backgrounds!

03.06.21

New frame agreement with Haugesund municipality

Omega Areal has renewed its frame agreement with Haugesund municipality. The demolition of the bus station in Haugesund and replacement of masses at Flotmyr is one of the Omega Areal’s current assignments.

29.04.21

Pims Projects: Skanska utilizes HMSREG to promote responsible working conditions

Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction and project development companies. In 2018, Skanska, Veidekke, and AF Gruppen started utilizing HMSREG to promote responsible working conditions.

26.04.21

New holiday houses

Three new holiday houses are available for booking on Thursday 15 April. The holiday houses are located in Voss, Sirdal and Hovden.

09.04.21

Pims Projects: Increased registration of LCI

With a simple change of focus, from documentation to equipment, Omega has significantly increased clients’ registrations of Life Cycle Information (LCI).

18.03.21

Omega PS is now ISO certified

Information security is taken seriously in Omega’s systems development company, Omega PS, and they can now proudly say that the company is ISO 27001 certified.

12.03.21

Omega 365 Live Sessions Series

Join us in our series of sessions focusing on how you can use Omega 365 to organize yourself, your team and your projects.

19.03.21

Pims Webinar from Calgary

On Wednesday February 24 at 12 pm UTC -7, our office in Calgary, Canada, invites you to join a live demonstration of Pims Document Control, where you will get to see some of the product’s newest features!

18.02.21

Pims Projects: The New National Museum, Statsbygg

Omega’s project management tool, Pims, has been utilized in the construction of the New National Museum in Oslo, which will open to the public in 2022. Project Manager of Completion, Jon Morten Mo, shares his experience with Pims.

11.02.21

Holiday houses opening for booking

Three new Holiday Houses in Vågslid, Søgne and Furuholmen are available for booking from February 17. In addition, we extend several of our holiday houses for a new season.

12.02.21

Pims Projects: Implementing Pims in a project

Håvard Ravatn is an experienced Department Manager, working for one of Omega’s System Departments in Stavanger, Norway. Håvard shares his insights and tips regarding the best way to implement Pims in various projects and industries.

29.01.21

Recruiting system developers to Haugesund office

Just one month after opening a new office in Haugesund, Omega is already looking to hire graduate system developers to its newest office location.

25.01.21

Pims Projects: New University Hospital in Stavanger

When Sykehusbygg was set to start the construction of the new Stavanger University Hospital, they chose Omega’s project management tool, Pims, to monitor and manage their project. Project Director, Kari Gro Johansen, shares her experiences in utilizing Pims.

21.01.21

HMSREG to recruit new CEO

Systems supplier, HMSREG, is experiencing growth and is now looking to hire a new CEO.

20.01.21

Thank you letter from BBRF

Omega’s Christmas gift for 2020 and 2021 goes to the funding of research to help understand, prevent, and alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness. Read the letter of thanks we received from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation here.

07.01.21

Christmas donation of NOK 1 million to mental health research

This year’s Christmas gift from the Omega team goes to the funding of research to understand, prevent, and alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness.

18.12.20

Omega opens new office in Haugesund

This week, Omega is moving into its new office in Norheim, near Haugesund in Norway. This is the first time the global provider of software and personnel will have an office in the Haugesund area.

16.12.20

Christmas message from Petter Aalvik

Omega’s CEO, Petter Aalvik, looks back on the year that was, praises the efforts of our team amid new challenges, and shares his wishes for Christmas and the year ahead.

17.12.20

NSB Omega reestablishes Seabase

Newfoundland-based, NSB Omega has joined a local partner in reestablishing the Seabase company. Seabase will provide marine and rig crewing in the Atlantic region of Canada.

10.12.20

New frame agreement with Tysvær municipality

Omega Areal has been awarded a frame agreement with the Tysvær municipality within building engineering consulting.

07.04.21

Omega launches BIM department

Omega PS has established a department focusing on Building Information Modeling (BIM). System developer, Per Olav Stenberg, will enter the role of Department Manager for Omega’s new BIM department.

26.11.20

Join our Pims User Community webinar

Our Pims team is inviting clients and users to a Pims User Community kick-off webinar, which will offer the latest and greatest updates from some of Omega’s Pims departments

09.12.20

Omega awarded renewed agreement with Aker BP

Omega has been awarded an extended frame agreement to provide personnel to projects and support functions for the next five years.

23.11.20

Action plan for detected case of Covid-19

What do we do if a case of Covid-19 is detected at one of our office locations in Norway? Visit our action plan to see the tasks and responsibilities of all of the parties involved in this situation.

16.11.20

Omega looking to hire 20 graduate system developers

Client contracts and rapid growth bring with them new opportunities for talented people. Before the year is out, Omega is looking to hire 20 promising graduate system developers at locations all over Norway.

10.11.20

Advantage team events cancelled

In connection with the outbreak of the corona virus, the scheduled Advantage team events for March, April and May are cancelled.

05.11.20

HMSREG AS established

Omega PS AS and Swedish company, Infobric AB, have entered a joint investment to provide IT solutions that support a sustainable and organized construction industry.

03.11.20

Omega awarded contract with Vår Energi

Omega has been awarded a frame agreement with Norwegian energy company Vår Energi.

30.10.20

HSE: See and be seen

Fall has arrived in Norway and, for Omega’s many employees in the Far North, the nights are getting darker and visibility on the roads is becoming more challenging.

20.10.20

Investing in hatcheries

Omega Areal contributes to the construction of a new hatchery in Vågafossen.

14.10.20

Holiday houses opening for booking

Two new cabin in Geilo and Oppdal are available for booking from 15. October. In addition, we extend Hovden Lykkestaden and Hemsedal for a new season.

12.10.20

Meet Omega Design's newest designer

A new designer has joined our ever-expanding Omega Design team. Meet Linn-Henny Andersen and learn how she will be contributing to the design and communication Omega Design’s clients.

01.10.20

New building assignment in Harstad for Omega Areal

Harstad municipality is in the process of building a modern office building, which will include parking, in the downtown Harstad. Omega Areal is responsible for consulting within engineering construction on the project.

29.09.20

Spotlight: Erik Skagen Vindenes

Erik Skagen Vindenes combines his job in Omega with studies in informatics. Recently, his study efforts resulted in top grades for an assignment regarding user experiences in Omega 365 Workflow system.

29.09.20

New System Coordinator for Omega 365

Rune Halbrend is the new System Coordinator for Omega 365, Omega’s internal operations system.

02.09.20

Spotlight: Hildegunn Solvang

Hildegunn Solvang was a key employee in welcoming Omega employees back to the office following the first stage of the corona crisis. After 25 years in the company, she will soon embark on a new life as a retiree.

29.09.20

Omega Areal acquires architectural firm in Bergen

Omega Areal acquires Bergen Arkitektkontor and strengthens its presence in the Bergen region.

16.09.20

Spotlight: Anouk-Letizia Firle

Celebrating Norwegian integration one “national costume” Friday at a time.

29.09.20

Pims R4 and Appframe Fridays

Join our online events every Friday as we hear presentations from our Pims and Appframe teams.

31.08.20

Lunching and learning online

The Covid-19 outbreak has forced many of us to adapt our daily business routines. For Omega’s office in Calgary this has meant turning to a digital forum for their popular “lunch and learn” gatherings, which are now presented as webinars.

05.06.20

Omega Areal’s “Aksen” reconstruction soon complete

The reconstruction of “Aksen” in Husnes’ city center is soon complete and Omega Areal has been responsible for the engineering and architectural work involved in the process.

18.05.20

Welcome back to Omega’s Norwegian offices

All around Norway, we are gladly welcoming our team members back to their offices. Norway is mobilizing again, and Omega has measures in place to ensure that we can return safely to work.

20.05.20

Omega Design expands into app development and film production

Omega Design has expanded its team and strengthened its expertise within film production and app development.

12.05.20

Canteen reopens in Ølensvåg

Team members in Ølensvåg, hungry for a taste of the lunch life they were used to before COVID-19, lined up patiently at a safe social distance when the canteen opened again this week.

07.05.20

An unparalleled year

2019 marked a record year for Omega, whereby the organization performed well in Norway and around the world. Omega has steadily adjusted to new market segments in the face of fluctuations in oil prices and challenges in various markets.

06.05.20

Thank you for your efforts

The COVID-19 situation has presented Omega and many of our team members with formidable challenges. Our business continuity plan is in place and we are constantly surveying operations worldwide. We are in close contact with our employees, consultants, and clients – sharing experience and addressing issues as best we can.

15.04.20

Presenting new mobile app

A dedicated mobile app team in Omega has been working on developing a new app for entering workhours in the new system Omega 365. The timesheet app is now ready for download and use.

09.04.20

Information about Office 365

We want to make you aware that our last change to increase security with turning on two-factor authentication on your Omega account for Office365 had some unpredicted consequences.

09.04.20

Taking a byte of Pims

One of Omega's newest employees is actually a trained doctor but is now working as a system developer at Omega's new department in Stjørdal.

09.04.20

Holiday houses opening for booking

Our Norwegian cabins and holiday houses on Hovden, Vågslid, Hafjell, Marvik and Bømlo are now opening for a new season.

09.04.20

Keeping track of issues

Omega’s subsidiary company in Lithuania Omega Technology UAB is one of the earliest adopters of the highly anticipated Omega 365 Issue Tracker.

09.04.20

A gift that saves lives

Omega has a tradition of giving a Christmas donation to charity and this year is no different. This year the Christmas donation from Omega is 400.000 NOK to Doctors Without Borders.

09.04.20

Playing the field of opportunity

Liam Heywood, from Newcastle, England left home to study in the United States. Now he is working at Omega in Ølen, and it was not that unlikely a turn of events.

09.04.20

Introducing Omega 365

This week Omega’s newest system upgrade, Omega 365 will be launched. The system ensures better flow and functions for Omega’s operational tools.

09.04.20

HMSREG established in Copenhagen

Copenhagen municipality has a large focus on combating social dumping. They have now implemented Omega’s cloud-based system, HMSREG, to ensure better control on construction sites.

09.04.20

Omega celebrates opening of Johan Sverdrup field

In October, the giant oil field Johan Sverdrup went on stream, two months ahead of schedule. Friday November 1st partners and suppliers, including Omega, will celebrate the opening together with Equinor.

09.04.20

HENT goes for HMSREG system

The nordic contractor company implements the information system HMSREG on their projects in Norway.

09.04.20

Programming all summer

This summer eleven summer interns are working in Omega’s systems department at HQ in Ølensvåg. Here they get to try their hand on different tasks related to the project support tool, Pims 365.

09.04.20

Omega named company of the year at local conference

Omega was voted company of the year on the local business conference, NæringsGIV, in Etne and Vindafjord where the company's headquarters are located. Omega was awarded the NæringsGIV prize for a successful turnaround during the oil crisis and success the past years.

09.04.20

Get to know some of our newest team members

Omega is always looking to add skilled and solution-oriented developers. Get to know a selection of our newest employees in Omega’s systems department. We continue to work to find the best solutions, and we therefore need more employees with the varied backgrounds as our newest employees have. They dare to think new and innovative.

09.04.20

New branch manager in France

Jean-Francois Caron is employed as general manager at Omega’s branch office in France.

09.04.20

The Cycle to Work campaign 2019!

From 23 April to 21 June, you can register the days you cycle or walk to or from work and when you have registered ten days or more, you will start to receive Advantage points.

09.04.20

Developing project portfolio system

Omega is developing a project portfolio reporting system for OMV, which will provide a better overview and control over different projects. The development project, CaPDat, also gives new employees in Omega exciting challenges.

09.04.20

Steen Andersen becomes new HMSREG manager

Kathrine Steen Andersen is employed as project manager for HMSREG. She brings with her valuable experience from the client perspective as previous manager of implementation of the HMSREG system in Oslo municipality.

09.04.20

Omega at the AACE Symposium

Take a look at the interview with Vice President for Enterprise systems in Omega Prosject Solutions, Shane Butt at the AACE symposium in Boston in 2018.

09.04.20

Record-high results with HSE campaign

Omega consultant and HSEQ Manager in DEA’s Dvalin Development Project, Jan Leskovsky, has been at the forefront of a HSE campaign that has reduced the amount of falling objects in the development of the gas field, Dvalin.

09.04.20

Going international

Johan Bengtsson is fascinated by the pharma industry, which he thinks will grow big in the future. He dreams of working in large international projects when his time as consultant in Copenhagen is over.

09.04.20

Taking up the fight against work-related crime

Rogaland County Council wishes to combat work-related crime and takes Omega’s IT system HMSREG in use.

09.04.20

Preparing for onshore deliveries

Omega’s subsidiary company, Omega Subsea, has experienced an increase in delivery of offshore personnel in 2017 and 2018. Now the company is preparing for expanding the deliveries within onshore subsea personnel. .

09.04.20

Meet Omega in Stavanger

Omega's IT center is holding a recruiting event with speed interviews on November 7 at Omega’s offices in Stavanger.

09.04.20

3D construction control

Omega’s new module for 3D viewing buildings is now launched and has been taken in use by clients such as Statsbygg via the project management tool, Pims365.

09.04.20

Motivated by project-based work

Kjetil Hantveit compares consultant life to that of a paratrooper and is excited by new challenges. He is now on assignment as Modification Manager at Technology Center Mongstad.

09.04.20

Holiday houses opening for booking

Our Norwegian cabins and holiday houses in Sirdalen, Hemsedal, and Hovden are now opening for a new season.

09.04.20

Filter Design & Communication changes name to Omega Design

The new name came into effect on Monday September 3 and Omega Design will continue their business under the new name and Omega profile.

09.04.20

Quickly adapting

Arild Håland (66) emphasizes that the will and ability to adapt to change is important in order to succeed in any job. His own experience is that he thrives with busy work days in his current position as Quality Manager on several projects for Sporveien AS.

09.04.20

Akan in Omega

For those who become concerned that a colleague is struggling with substance abuse or a gambling addiction, it can be very difficult to know how to help. “Our employees should know that Omega, as an Akan company, can provide advice and counseling in these difficult situations,” says Kjersti Reiersen, our Akan contact.

26.10.20

Over 1100 and still counting

By the end of June, Omega had an all-time high of employees across the concern. In total 1140 employees are now on assignment for Omega’s companies in Norway and abroad. The biggest increase in employees has been with Omega’s subsea company.

09.04.20

HSE at work and at home

Omega-consultant Erik Westerlund (50) is passionate about the HSE field and emphasizes that having conversations with employees in their everyday setting is crucial for a good working environment.

09.04.20

HMSREG a part of creating new standard for the sector

Omega’s HMSREG system will now be implemented on projects at Skanska, Veidekke and in several sub companies in AF Gruppen. Now, the three leading contractor companies in Norway will work with Omega to optimize the system for use by contractors.

09.04.20

Important step for privacy regulations

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will soon be in effect for the EU and the EEA countries, and will bring with it an increased focus on the individuals' rights. «It is positive that companies now get to do a general clean up on storing and usage of personal data.»

09.04.20

Seeking innovative solutions

Lidiia Obolonska (32) likes it best when she has control over numbers and projects. She gets the same feeling when she masters a new trick as a figure skater.

09.04.20

Focusing on projects

Omega-veteran and consultant, Richard Adams (47) finds inspiration from working with projects, whether they are construction projects at home or larger national or international projects for clients.

09.04.20

From oil to alginate

Geir Ivar Seime (44) focuses on creating value in the projects that he works on. That has always been the most important aspect, whether he has worked for Statoil, Shell or in the position that he now has as Security Manager for projects in FMC/Dupont Nutrition & Health.

09.04.20

Ready for the Cycle to work campaign 2018

Omega consultant, Elizabeth Pettersen is ready for this year's Cycle to work campaign which starts April 23 and continues to June 22. Since she started on assignment for a client in Stavanger city center six years ago, she has biked to work whenever possible.

09.04.20

The Cycle to Work campaign 2018!

You can now register for the Cycle to Work campaign 2018! Register the days you cycle or walk to work and earn Advantage points for your efforts.

09.04.20

Strengthened out of 2017

Omega’s 2017 results show a profitable growth for the Omega Group. Long-term investments and new technology have given results in the oil and construction sectors.

09.04.20

Delivering personnel and software

Department Manager in Ølensvåg, Ståle Håheim has close to 20 years’ experience with delivering personnel and software from Omega. He can clearly see the synergies across Omega’s main services.

09.04.20

Pims365 in use by Statsbygg

In February last year, Statsbygg started taking in use Omega's system for systematic completion on two large pilot projects; Prosjekt Nytt Nasjonalmuseum (PNN) and Campus Aas. The system is now implemented on the projects and new system areas are adapted to the construction sector with Pims365.

09.04.20

Toppgrades on four out of six examinations

Omega-subsidiary, Omega Byggservice is proud of their carpentry apprentices. Since 2010, they have all passed their examinations, and four of of six have received the highest grade, which is higher than the national average.

09.04.20

Omega delivering personnel on Kvitfjell

In November, Norwegian contracting company, Risa started the construction of the largest windmill park in Northern Norway, the Kvitfjell windmill park in Tromsø. With them on the job they have consultants from Omega.

09.04.20

Leading digitization

«Every» company is now digitizing, but for many of them it is difficult to know where to start. «They need more than just knowledge about digitization, they also need someone who can incorporate the process with business improvements and value creation.»

09.04.20

Record growth for Omega Subsea

Last year Omega Subsea sent 40 consultants on assignment, at the same time this year the number is 90. Targeted work to ensure agreements and entering into new agreements in 2016 and 2017 has ensured the activity Omega Subsea is now experiencing.

09.04.20

Omega enters into new Pims contract with Bane NOR

Omega's project management tool, Pims, will be utilized for completion and risk management on Bane NOR projects in 2018.

09.04.20

Whistleblowing in Omega

Blameworthy conditions in the work place should always be notified, and Omega's policy for whistleblowing will ensure proper proceedings and follow-up

09.04.20

Statsbygg strengthening work for a trustworthy construction sector

Statsbygg has entered into a contract with Omega AS. The IT system, HMSREG, will strengthen their work to ensure a more serious construction sector.

09.04.20

Increased activity in Bergen

Omega's Branch Office in Bergen is now experiencing increased activity within the oil and gas sector.

09.04.20

Donating $15 500 to hurricane victims in Houston

Hurricane Harvey left massive destructions in the US, and among the affected places are Houston where Omega has a branch office. Omega is now donating $15 500 to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund after running a fundraiser for employees for the past two weeks.

09.04.20

Omega keeps position as second largest Norwegian software company

Omega has been ranked as the second largest software company in Norway again, according to Norwegian Finance Magazine, Kapital, on their list of the hundred biggest organizations in the country.

09.04.20