Local Unit & Position Description:
Due to an increasing demand for our services, particularly within offshore wind and offshore fish farms, we want to supplement our team of structural engineers with a new colleague. We are seeking a candidate with a few years of experience, but you are also welcome to apply if you have recently graduated or will graduate soon.
Floating Offshore Structures is the main unit in DNV for structural design review with respect to global and local strength of mobile offshore units (MOUs), typically;
wind turbine installation units
floating offshore wind turbines
offshore fish farms
ship-shaped units (production, storage and offloading, well intervention and drilling)
The above activities are mainly related to newbuilding but also includes conversions and modifications of existing units.
DNV is a leading Classification Society for MOUs and our unit is currently involved in the design review of several ongoing and upcoming large projects worldwide. Join us and get the opportunity to work in an international environment with challenging projects from the world’s leading designers of MOUs and have an impact on the safety evaluation of existing and tomorrow’s MOUs.
The work will mainly consist of the following tasks:
Review and approval of structural design drawings
Review of design reports, covering the whole process from design basis, hydrodynamic load calculations, global response to local strength assessments
Performing independent analyses, typically with the DNV software Nauticus Hull and Sesam package
Support DNV yard site team during fabrication of the units
Communication with our clients, which are normally vessel owners, construction yards and
The wide variety of vessel/ unit types and tasks gives a challenging and interesting workday in a positive working environment. Working together with colleagues who are world leading experts gives a unique possibility for self-development.
Analytical and structured mindset
Ability to combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills
High ethical standard
Result-oriented and proactive
A wish to develop individually and as a team
Good communication skills
Strong customer focus
MSc. degree within naval architecture or structural engineering
Experience within Finite Element Modelling and analyses
Experience within offshore hull structures is an advantage
Experience within hydrodynamic analyses is an advantage
Experience within programming, using e.g. Java, VBA or Python, is an advantage
Strong written and verbal English communication skills
A meaningful job with one of Norway’s most attractive employers. We are ranked #3 in the Young Professional Attractiveness Index 2020 and Norway’s most attractive employer 2019 by Randstad.
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
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 are interested, please include the cover letter and transcript of your grades in your application.
For more information about the position please contact:
Arild Rogne, Head of Section, +47 99109824
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!