• Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer

    Location US-OH-Dublin | US-TX-Katy
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Oil & Gas
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    Brief Team and Position Summary:

    DNV GL - Oil and Gas Pipeline Services is seeking a senior level engineer to work on welding, materials, nondestructive testing, and risk management projects.


    Senior level engineers are expected to leverage their previous knowledge and experience to identify solutions for client’s needs.  This person is expected to be a strong contributor in their area of expertise.  This position can be in either our Dublin, OH (Columbus Area) or Katy, Texas (Houston Area) office.


    Tasks May Include:

    • Acting as discipline expert in their field of expertise
    • Under limited supervision, developing and assessing client welding and nondestructive testing programs for onshore and/or offshore pipelines and/or related facilities.
    • Assessing client pipeline girth welds and longitudinal seam welds for fitness for service
    • Performing complex tasks and operating mostly independently in the discipline
    • Performing tasks related to qualification and application of in-service welding procedures for the installation of hot taps and welded repair sleeves
    • Interacting with clients and facilitates business development, while identifying targeted key customers and build high level relationships in the organizations
    • Systematically interacting (meetings, dialogues, workshops, presentations) with customers in order to identify the customer's needs and implement associated customized solutions based on the totality of DNV GL’s service portfolio
    • Understanding and staying current on the industry to have an overview of projects in the region
    • Identifying opportunities for launching Joint Industry Projects and being able to ensure follow up until completion
    • Approving project and work related documents produced by junior staff, act as a mentor for, and manage and direct the work thereof

    Position Qualifications


    • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Welding Engineering, Material Science, or a related discipline with equivalent experience required
    • At least 10+ years relevant experience including welding and non-destructive testing related to the construction of new pipelines and facilities and maintenance of in-service facilities.
    • Ability to combine analytical/theoretical knowledge with practical skills
    • Experience with developing stress based and strain based pipeline installation criteria and the development of engineering critical assessment (ECA) defect acceptance criteria.
    • Experience with working with fabricators to implement high production welding methods, working with welders to develop and implement in-service welding procedures, and experience with automatic mechanized welding and automatic ultrasonic testing (AUT) of pipeline girth welds.
    • Detailed working knowledge of codes and standards including applicable state and federal regulations including API 1104, CSA Z662, DNV OS-F101, BS 4515, ASME Section IX, ASME BPVC, ASNT, and AWS.
    • Professional experience within the energy industry, including all aspects of welding and non-destructive testing for the construction of onshore and offshore pipelines, stations, and related facilities.
    • American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) is preferred 
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
    • Willingness to travel
    • We conduct a pre-employment background and drug screen.



    **Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position**

    Opportunities Beyond Business

    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see:http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Local employment conditions apply.


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com 


    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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