• Senior Verification Engineer

    Location UK-London
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Oil & Gas
    Location Details
    London or Abereen
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    We are looking for a Senior Verification Engineer with a strong academic record, preferably a master’s degree or higher, with an emphasis on Electrical/Mechanical/Structural/Civil/Process/Chemical engineering.


    The Senior Verification Engineer will work within a large, supportive team of engineers with various experience levels within the Verification Department.

    The person on this position will independently verify work that has been carried out by engineering design houses, Engineering Procurement Contractors and Oil and Gas Operators in a wide range of areas such as modularised offshore containers, piping, wellheads, well test packages, technical safety, pressure vessels, subsea structures, functional safety & ATEX etc.


    It is critically important for the Senior Verification Engineer to be able to interpret data from various sources and develop the most appropriate analysis approach required for the task in hand. A strong ability to break down a problem into the component parts and undertaking appropriate self-checking of the results obtained is very important.


    The Senior Verification Engineer will be client facing and will progress to actively managing their own. He/She will be expected to prepare accurate technical reports and will support department with tenders and proposals.

    Attendance at meetings and preparation and delivery of presentations will be required.

    An enthusiastic and cooperative approach to working with other members of the team is vital.

    Whilst the position is a predominantly office-based (London) role some occasional travel (including offshore attendance) may occasionally be required.


    Key tasks:

    • Review and interpretation of data.
    • Successful delivery of verification work accordance with international codes and standards.
    • Completion and delivery of high-quality technical reports.
    • Support preparation of technical proposals.
    • Ongoing technical development.
    • Regular client interaction.
    • Management of own projects in line with the DNV GL Management System

    Role Dimensions


    • Achieving target chargeability on client project work
    • Delivering scopes of work in accordance with agreed budget and timeframe

    Non-financial (staff management etc)

    • Self-motivated and enthusiastic team worker
    • Adaptable and reactive approach with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to maintain high performance without compromising on quality, when under pressure
    • Support tender and proposal preparation
    • Proactive identifier of issues or obstacles and innovative in proposing and implementing solutions
    • Show initiative in contributing to business and technical development within our team.
    • Competent communicator to both specialist and non-specialist stakeholders.
    • Safety focussed attitude with an awareness of the implications and consequences of our analysis and work to the safety of offshore operations and personnel.

    Position Qualifications

    • Market, client and company knowledge. Shows interest in and develops market understanding, client contacts and knowledge of the capabilities of the wider DNV GL business.
    • Is client oriented - Client orientation. Able to support Project Leaders in client meetings, whilst showing an aptitude to develop client relationships.
    • Commercial awareness. Demonstrates an awareness of the impact of commercial aspects on project profitability and delivery.
    • Communication skills. Clarity in verbal and written communication. Ability to listen closely and checks own understanding.
    • Conceptual thinking and problem solving. Thinks beyond obvious surface information with ability to identify project and technical needs.
    • Collaborative/cooperative. Team player. Offers and accepts support from other team members.
    • Technical knowledge and expertise. Strong academic credentials, with relevant work experience an advantage.
    • Personal organisation and administration skills. Able to manage information in a structured and planned manner. Uses IT systems.
    • Professional integrity. Takes responsibility for own actions. Appreciates the value of other’s contributions and is open and honest. Has conviction and does ‘the right thing’.
    • Coping with pressure. Aware of own limitations, remains calm when under pressure, informs others of problems. Managing others, including coaching. Interacts well with people – team player.
    • Decision making. Clear rational thought processes for the benefit of project and company.
    • Conscientious. Self-disciplined, controlled, thorough, meticulous in quality of work to ensure it meets relevant standards but not fastidious.
    • Personal initiative. Identifies opportunities and issues requiring action and responds accordingly demonstrating enthusiasm. Does not wait to be instructed to act. Raises team members’ awareness of issues.

    Technical / Professional Expertise and Qualifications Required

    • 10+ years oil and gas experience in an Offshore environment.
    • Qualified to degree or higher degree level Electrical/Mechanical/Structural/Civil/ Process/Chemical Engineering
    • Either achieved or working towards Chartership
    • Track record of successful delivery of work experience an advantage.
    • Excellent IT skills, adept in use of Microsoft Office applications.
    • An ability in computer programming would be an advantage.

    If you want to learn more, please visit our Verification Department website.

    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.

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    DNV GL 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!

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