Mechanical / Structural Engineer - Lifting Appliances

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Job description

Due to an increasing demand for our services, particularly within the Offshore Wind Installation sector, we want to supplement our team of mechanical/structural engineers with a new colleague. We are seeking a candidate with a few years of experience, but you are also welcomed to apply if you have recently graduated or will graduate soon.

Drilling Systems & Lifting Appliances is the main unit in DNV for approval & design assessment of Lifting Appliances and Hoisting & Handling equipment, to be installed or used on Mobile Offshore Units or Ships, performing Offshore Lifting Operations.

This typically includes:

  • Cranes and Handling Equipment for Wind Turbine Installation Units
  • Cranes for Heavy Lift Units
  • Offshore Cranes for construction or service work
  • Walk to Work Equipment
  • Pipe Handling Equipment
  • Drilling Hoisting equipment
  • Lifts
  • Life Saving Appliances
  • Lifting Gear

The above activities are mainly related to new equipment, which is to be certified, but work also includes in-service support to our clients, assessment of modifications and repair work of equipment, life extension assessments, failure investigations etc.

DNV is a leading Classification Society for MOU`s & Ships and we are currently involved in several ongoing and upcoming large projects worldwide. Join us and get the opportunity to work in an international environment with challenging projects involving the world’s leading equipment manufacturers and have an impact on the safety evaluation of existing and tomorrow’s world of Lifting & Handling of Loads.

The work will mainly consist of the following tasks:

  • Review and approval of structural & mechanical design drawings
  • Review of design documentation, covering the whole process from design basis, global strength to local strength assessments
  • Performing independent analyses, typically with the DNV software Genie, 3D-Beam or other FEA tools (E.g. Ansys)
  • Support DNV surveyors during fabrication follow-up of equipment
  • Communication with our clients, which are normally equipment manufacturers, rig and vessel owners, construction yards and designers/consultants.

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.

Position Qualifications

  • MSc. degree within structural/mechanical engineering
  • Experience within Finite Element Modelling and analyses
  • Experience within Lifting Appliances is an advantage
  • Experience within offshore structures is an advantage
  • Experience within programming, using e.g. Java, VBA or Python, is an advantage
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • 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
  • Strong customer focus

We offer:

  • 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

For more information about the position please contact:

Per Esvall, Head of Section, +47 908 58 599

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!


Per Esvall
Head of Section
Telefonnummer: +47 908 58 599

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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