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Senior/ Principal Engineer (Offshore Structures)

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Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL 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. DNV GL is the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry. We bring a broader view to complex business and technology risks in global and local markets. Providing a neutral ground for industry cooperation, we create and share knowledge with our customers, setting standards for technology development and implementation. From project initiation to decommissioning, our independent experts enable companies to make the right choices for a safer, smarter and greener future.

 

Unit Description

Department for Marine Structures consists of 125 skilled and enthusiastic engineers working mainly with technical advisory services related to hydrodynamics, foundations, marine operations, mooring as well as capacity of offshore structures.

Our section for Offshore Structures is looking for a principal/senior structural engineer to the group in Stavanger. The section consists of three groups at Høvik and one in Stavanger and is highly competent within structural assessments and analyses of steel structures. The 40 engineers in the section cooperate closely with other units in DNV GL forming multidisciplinary teams.

Our projects are related to both - new builds and offshore units in service. This has resulted in a stable work load and challenging tasks for many years.

We provide an inspiring working environment for candidates interested in technical challenges and being a part of a highly competent team.

The position offers great opportunities to apply and develop personal and technical skills in various areas depending on qualifications and interests:

 

Key responsibility areas:

  • Project management.
  • Execution of structural and hydrodynamic analyses of offshore structures like jackets, FPSOs, spars, semisubmersibles and TLPs.
  • Capacity evaluations of offshore steel structures for ultimate, fatigue and accidental limit state conditions.
  • Advanced analyses such as frequency/time domain analyses and non-linear analyses for structures exposed to extreme loads, e.g. explosion, fire, dropped object and wave slamming.
  • Structural reassessment and life extension of offshore units due to ageing or changes in the design premises.
  • Business development: further develop DNV GL's services related to verification and advisory work of offshore structures.
  • Your work place will be in Stavanger. Some business travels should be expected

 

Position Qualifications

We seek for experienced candidates with a MSc/PhD degree in structural engineering, naval architecture, civil engineering or similar and minimum 8 years of relevant professional experience.

Candidates with a wide customer network in Stavanger area will be preferred.

 

You should be familiar with:

  • Offshore structures
  • NORSOK standards
  • Capacity of steel structures
  • Finite Element (FE) method
  • Environmental loading, e.g. hydrodynamics
  • Linear structural FE analyses using the SESAM software package or similar
  • Non-linear structural analyses using software such as USFOS, Abaqus or similar
  • Project management
  • Undertaking role as lead engineer
  • Programming, scripting etc.

 

Personal qualities:

  • You are a team player with a positive and proactive attitude.
  • You have the ability to combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
  • You are able to combine cross-discipline knowledge to create new business opportunities and technical solutions.
  • You should have communication, presentation and client management skills.
  • You should be goal and solution-oriented.
  • You are eager to learn and develop yourself.
  • You should speak English and Norwegian.

 

We offer

At DNV GL, we offer opportunities beyond business. In addition to competitive conditions, the right candidates will enjoy the possibility to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. Our working culture is based on respect for one another and an appreciation of the need for work-life balance.

By joining us you will:

Work with dedicated and competent colleagues with a high education and specialization level in an international environment.

  • Meet demanding customers and face complex and exciting technical challenges.
  • Live locally yet work on challenges globally and enjoy working at our attractive and centrally located offices in Stavanger. For those that prefer a change, there are also opportunities to move abroad for some time.
  • Have space for innovation. We encourage and actively enable creativity and innovation, for example through our extraordinary innovation projects, and our joint initiatives with key industry players.
  • Learn more every day. We offer a wide array of development opportunities, in terms of roles, technologies, and geographies; on the job and through training, both internally, and through our education fund and collaboration agreements with UCLA at Berkeley and IMD business school.
  • Live a balanced life. We offer a flexible working environment, attractive pension and insurance schemes, 30 days annual vacation, sports and leisure activities with colleagues.

 

Local conditions apply. 

For more information, please contact:

  • Ole Gabrielsen, Group Leader- Offshore Structures Stavanger, +47 906 44 352
  • Per Arne Kanter, Head of Section, +47 908 44 828

Hvem er DNV GL?

DNV GL 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.

DNV GL is 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.

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