Approval Engineer - Alternative Fuels & Piping Systems

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Job description

The Approval organization within Maritime Ship Classification (M-SA) consists of six production departments and four central functions groups, located across three different locations (Gdynia, Hamburg and Høvik). The main delivery from the Approval organization is approval, verification and certification services for different maritime related assets. One of the main deliveries are also the rules in accordance to which the approval, verification and certification is done.

The Approval organization in DNV is driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support our customers through the consistent delivery of high-quality services. As a member of the Approval organization, you act in a professional, competent, and service oriented environment and in return receive good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues across locations.

Do you want to join us?

We are recruiting 2 persons in section “Alternative Fuels & Piping Systems” (M-SA-GF). You will be part of a section that is responsible for approval of cargo handling and piping systems for tankers and offshore vessels, as well as machinery and ship piping systems in general for all ship types, including passenger/ cruise ships, fishing vessels, HSLC and other special ships. The section covers both new-building and conversion approval, and ships in operation support. 

We are responsible for the rules for LNG as a ship fuel, and other alternative fuels, including for instance LPG, Ammonia, Methanol and Hydrogen fuel. We are frequently involved with evaluation of novel solutions and concepts, both for cargo systems and machinery.

As of today, the section consists of 19 highly competent employees in all age groups, located in Høvik, Hamburg and Gdynia, with a passion for the safety of ships and ship systems, and we need to prepare for the future competence need within our discipline.

The work tasks of an approval engineer in our section typically include, but is not limited to:

  • Approval of ship arrangements, cargo piping, ship piping and machinery piping systems
  • Support to our field organization and clients
  • Development and Maintenance of rules and instructions as the section has a delegated responsibility for defining DNV’s technical standards within our area
  • Pre-contract support and marketing
  • Participation in development of new services. 

Position Qualifications

Position minimum qualifications

  • BSc or MSc within relevant disciplines (naval architect, marine engineering, machinery or similar)
  • Fluent in English; written and oral

Qualifications giving advantage

  • Relevant working experience in Maritime
  • Good knowledge about Maritime business and Maritime experiences
  • Good knowledge of class and statutory requirements
  • Good knowledge of NPS (our production system)

Personal Skills

  • Team player with a positive attitude who strive to obtain results for the team
  • Customer oriented
  • Motivated and eager to expand your skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Dedication for safe ship systems and innovative solutions, high integrity
  • Flexibility with regard to work tasks, ability to adapt to the situation

For more information about the position, please contact:

Dalibor Bukarica, Head of Section, Piping Systems & Alternative Fuels, +47 907 40 676

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!


Dalibor Bukarica
Head of Section, Piping Systems & Alternative Fuels
Telefonnummer: +47 907 40 676

Hvem er DNV?

DNV is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

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