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Local Unit & Position Description

Do you want to join our Technology Centre and be at the heart of developing disruptive technologies in a team of world leading experts?DNV Technology CentreMaterials and structural integrity are critical aspects of any structure. With the ongoing energy transition we are working with wind turbines, pipelines, and other offshore technologies to ensure safe and cost effective operation. Our team of structural integrity experts are widely recognized in DNV and in the industry. We advise our customers in Norway and internationally. We collaborate closely with asset owners. We carry out  custom tests in our laboratories to back critical decisions with data. Right now, we are seeing a growing demand for our services. In particular towards developing low carbon solutions and lifetime extension of existing infrastructure.We are looking for a candidate that combine a passion for structural integrity, strong academic credentials, professional ambition, good consulting and communications skills.The service portfolio offered by the team covers key aspects of technical consultancy and advisory such as

  • Qualification of new ways of making equipment including additive manufacturing and digital warehousing.
  • Qualification of new materials including metals, but also polymer and composite materials
  • Lifetime extension of critical infrastructure
  • Failure Analysis and root cause investigations
  • Determination correct designs in the area of fatigue and fracture
  • Material selection for environments such as seawater, CO2, hydrogen and Oil & Gas production

 We are seeking to hire enthusiastic and motivated consultants with strong analytical and interpersonal skills. Working with DNV gives a unique opportunity to become part of a large & highly competent professional network (nationally and internationally) within a wide range of technical disciplines. You will be working alongside, and be able to learn from, leading experts in several areas. You will be able to shape the future of the team and help grow a sound business. You will be capitalizing on own networks and the wide competence base of DNV. You will be embracing the opportunities offered by digitalization. The work will comprise of the following main activities:

  • Customer interaction and consultancy related to technology qualification and integrity assessments
  • Project management
  • Carry out advanced fatigue and fracture assessments where state of the art methods are combined with test data from our laboratories
  • Engineering Criticality Assessments
  • Numerical analysis
  • Laboratory testing

Position Qualifications

  • Higher technical education (master’s degree, Ph.D. or equivalent) in relevant discipline (Mechanical Engineering, Materials Technology)
  • Recent graduate or some years of relevant experience
  • Digital skills, and interest in applying these skills to enhance value and efficiency of services is a strong advantage
  • Some knowledge and experience within one or more of the following topics would be an advantage:
  • Business drivers and technical challenges in the Industries we serve,. This includes Energy systems (Offshore wind, Oil & Gas, Electrical Infrastructure), Maritime and Aquaculture
  • Knowledge of green technologies (Hydrogen, batteries, carbon capture and storage, ...)
  • Fatigue and fracture
  • Numerical analysis
  • Structural performance of materials
  • Fluency in English and Norwegian written and spoken or a clear ambition to attain working capabilities in Norwegian language

Personal skills:

  • A consulting mindset and the ability to see how best to add value for customers
  • Self-starter, open-minded, able to work independently, but also being a strong team player with a passion to generate customer value.
  • Ability to seek and leverage the expertise of others
  • Technically strong in own discipline and highly motivated individual with good interpersonal, communication, and networking skills
  • Pro -active and self-motivated individual with solution-oriented attitude.

We offer:

  • Working with polymer and composite materials technology including material evaluations, component design evaluations, testing and in-service assessments 
  • Interesting and challenging multidisciplinary projects – regional and international
  • Work with dedicated and competent colleagues with a high experience and specialization level in an international environment
  • Interaction with customers with complex and exciting operational and technical challenges in offshore industry
  • Be part of a global company with 13 000 employees, world leading professional networks and diverse internal job opportunities
  • The possibility to grow and develop your competencies and ambitions within DNV
  • Focus on good work and life balance

If you have questions please contact:Gustav Heiberg - Head of Section- Structural Integrity Advisory +4746950312 

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, 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 provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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!