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!
Omega has changed its name to Omega 365, securing global brand consistency and welcoming a new era in the company’s history.
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!
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.
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.
Three new holiday houses are available for booking on Thursday 15 April. The holiday houses are located in Voss, Sirdal and Hovden.
With a simple change of focus, from documentation to equipment, Omega has significantly increased clients’ registrations of Life Cycle Information (LCI).
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.
Join us in our series of sessions focusing on how you can use Omega 365 to organize yourself, your team and your projects.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Just one month after opening a new office in Haugesund, Omega is already looking to hire graduate system developers to its newest office location.
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.
Systems supplier, HMSREG, is experiencing growth and is now looking to hire a new CEO.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Omega Areal has been awarded a frame agreement with the Tysvær municipality within building engineering consulting.
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.
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
Omega has been awarded an extended frame agreement to provide personnel to projects and support functions for the next five years.
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.
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.
In connection with the outbreak of the corona virus, the scheduled Advantage team events for March, April and May are cancelled.
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.
Omega has been awarded a frame agreement with Norwegian energy company Vår Energi.
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.
Omega Areal contributes to the construction of a new hatchery in Vågafossen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rune Halbrend is the new System Coordinator for Omega 365, Omega’s internal operations system.
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.
Omega Areal acquires Bergen Arkitektkontor and strengthens its presence in the Bergen region.
Celebrating Norwegian integration one “national costume” Friday at a time.
Join our online events every Friday as we hear presentations from our Pims and Appframe teams.
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.
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.
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.
Omega Design has expanded its team and strengthened its expertise within film production and app development.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our Norwegian cabins and holiday houses on Hovden, Vågslid, Hafjell, Marvik and Bømlo are now opening for a new season.
Omega’s subsidiary company in Lithuania Omega Technology UAB is one of the earliest adopters of the highly anticipated Omega 365 Issue Tracker.
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.
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.
This week Omega’s newest system upgrade, Omega 365 will be launched. The system ensures better flow and functions for Omega’s operational tools.
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.
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.
The nordic contractor company implements the information system HMSREG on their projects in Norway.
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.
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.
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.
Jean-Francois Caron is employed as general manager at Omega’s branch office in France.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rogaland County Council wishes to combat work-related crime and takes Omega’s IT system HMSREG in use.
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. .
Omega's IT center is holding a recruiting event with speed interviews on November 7 at Omega’s offices in Stavanger.
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.
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.
Our Norwegian cabins and holiday houses in Sirdalen, Hemsedal, and Hovden are now opening for a new season.
The new name came into effect on Monday September 3 and Omega Design will continue their business under the new name and Omega profile.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.»
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
«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.»
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.
Omega's project management tool, Pims, will be utilized for completion and risk management on Bane NOR projects in 2018.
Blameworthy conditions in the work place should always be notified, and Omega's policy for whistleblowing will ensure proper proceedings and follow-up
Statsbygg has entered into a contract with Omega AS. The IT system, HMSREG, will strengthen their work to ensure a more serious construction sector.
Omega's Branch Office in Bergen is now experiencing increased activity within the oil and gas sector.
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.
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.