• Engineer Acoustics & Flow Induced Pulsations

    Location NL-Groningen
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Oil & Gas
    Location Details
    Groningen, Netherlands
    Position Type
    Temporary employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    For our Groningen office, we are looking for an Engineer in Acoustics And Flow Induced Pulsations. You will be part of a team working on topics such as:

    • Studies, research and calculations on Flow Induced Vibrations and Pulsations
    • Performing inspections and vibration & pulsations measurements in the field
    • Performing inspections and audits on gas metering stations and processing installations.

    Most of the projects which you will be working on in are predominantly focusing on achieving a safe operation of gas systems in regards to flow induced vibrations and pulsations.  For this work DNV GL has developed a method and a model to determine the risk of flow induced pulsations and recommend changes to minimize the risks.

    There is a broad field of work - from performing vibrations assessments in the design phase of a project, advising in how to incorporate changes in exiting systems and finding root causes of vibration incidents are typical phases you will encounter.

    As an engineer, you will be responsible for building the flow models, performing the calculations, reporting of the finding and advise them in optimizing the designs.

    You will be part of a team of technical experts and engineers and are expected to cooperate with DNV GL offices throughout the world, and our local teams in Groningen from DNV GL’s ‘Oil and Gas.


    Your tasks include:

    • To perform pulsation and vibration calculations with DNV GL’s GASFIP tool for pipeline projects
    • To write technical reports with the findings of pulsation and vibration risks and provide mitigation measures if possible
    • To work with existing and potential clients to help establish their individual needs, identifying and recommending appropriate solutions by providing high quality technical advice
    • To develop and maintain professional relationship with (potential) clients

    This is a temporary role for 2 years contract.

    Position Qualifications

    You preferably have experience in the oil and gas industry, more particularly in the design and engineering phases of pipeline project. An engineering degree (HBO) in mechanical engineering or applied physics.


    Personal Qualifications:
    We are looking for a new colleague with the following personal qualities:

    • Broad knowledge and interest in mechanics and physics.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent in Dutch speaking and writing
    • Excellent English proficiency
    • Experienced with MS Office suite packages (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
    • Any experience with Matlab or programming languages like Python is a pre

    Our team is based in Groningen, the Netherlands.


    What we’re offering
    A challenging and varied job in a dynamic and international environment. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits.

    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.

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