Local Unit & Position Description:
DNV – Maritime Ship Classification is seeking an expert withing Radio and Navigation to join our Statutory Support unit in Høvik (Section: M-ST-NT).
Do you want to join our SOLAS DATE (Direct Access to Technical Experts) team of experts, serving our external and internal customers with world class technical support?
Here is an opportunity for you!
Technical Support Norway is organized into 9 sections whereby 6 of these units are in Høvik along with 3 technical helpdesk units located in Greece, Houston and Singapore. Together with our 3 sister units in Hamburg, we cover all technical disciplines which are relevant for vessels in operation and their needs.
We deliver technical support services to internal and external customers world-wide. The department is overall responsible for DATE/ Technical helpdesk and Remote Surveys. The SOLAS & Load Line team in our section is providing technical support for fleet in service related to Fire Safety, Lifesaving, Radio, Navigation and Load Line.
The main focus is on providing day-to-day assistance to external customers and surveyors through DATE/ technical helpdesk and remote surveys.
Support in all matters related to navigation and radiocommunications equipment
Communicate with Flag Administrations in Statutory matters.
Follow developments in IMO and other international regulatory bodies.
Development and maintenance of service documents.
Support in Fire safety, Life-saving and Loadline as relevant
Technical (preferably ship related) Bachelor or Master’s degree, or Nautical Surveyor/Deck Officer background.
Very good written and verbal communication skills in English
Preferably also several of:
Deep knowledge of SOLAS Ch. V and DNV Rules with regards to Nautical Safety,
Experience with plan approval of wheelhouse/bridge design,
Experience with plan approval of navigation equipment,
Experience with navigation surveys/sea trials,
Experience with type approval of navigation equipment,
Participation in regulatory and standardizations work (IMO/IACS/Class/ISO/IEC),
Knowledge of GMDSS/radiocommunications (SOLAS Chapter IV) is an advantage.
Knowledge of Life saving, Fire safety and Loadline
Expected personal qualities:
Interest for working in an exciting and hectic environment with daily customer contact worldwide is key. The candidate should have the ability to find pragmatic solutions for urgent cases and enjoy handling multiple cases at the same time.
Flexible, service minded, and positive attitude
Proactive with a solution oriented and can-do attitude
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Willingness to learn and adapt to new ways of working
Honest and committed to DNV's purpose, vision and values
Works in a systematic and structured manner
Productive and comfortable with a hectic workday
Works well in a team as well as independently and actively contributes to the success of the team
A strong company culture with an emphasis on competence development
Great colleagues who value teamwork and support
Attractive total compensation package
6 weeks annual vacation
Our Campus at Høvik outside Oslo is a very attractive workplace
International working environment
Flexible working hours and focus on work/life balance
Interesting and challenging projects, both national and international
Be part of a world-leading company that has a global reach with more than 12 000 employees around to world and is headquartered in Norway.
The possibility to grow and develop your competencies and ambitions within DNV
If you have the above qualifications, like communicating with different corners of the world and would like to increase your knowledge within a broad specter of disciplines we look forward to hearing from you!
For more information about the position, please contact Head of Section Eivind Mykland, phone +47 91882925
Company & Business Area Description:
DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, with almost 12,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.
We are the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!