• Pipeline Engineer

    Location DK-Esbjerg
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Oil & Gas
    Location Details
    Esbjerg, Denmark
    Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    Section O-ED-PIRI is part of DNV GL Oil & Gas Denmark with approximately 75 individuals, and responsible for all component verification activities with main focus on safety, integrity, regulatory compliance and project management of both in-service and development projects within Oil & Gas Denmark focusing both on the Danish offshore sector as well as on providing support to international projects under the responsibility as HUB in Region Continental Europe, North and East Africa. The section has a staff of 10 persons at present.

    Our key customers comprise e.g. TOTAL, INEOS, Hess, Energinet and Wintershall as well as various vendors, drilling, supply and service companies. The section also undertakes verification activities outside the above, frequently in cooperation with other units in DNV GL.

    Major Duties

    We are looking for a newly graduated engineer to join our dedicated and very experienced team responsible for the review, verification and survey of various types of pipeline projects for mainly Oil & Gas.

    We are also looking for a candidate who has the ability and drive to help shape and develop the pipeline team growing further in our market and who demonstrates an attitude to service and develop relationships with key clients.

    The position will include several work tasks incl.:


    • Project management of minor to medium size projects
    • Possible participation in periodical surveys on offshore installations (in-service & new-build)
    • Participation in client meetings
    • Performing verification of pipeline design calculations and drawings
    • Performing pipeline design/analysis
    • Performing FEA of pipeline systems and pipeline components
    • Performing pipeline-related site work as required

    Position Qualifications

    • Degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering (Master or PhD)
    • English and Danish language skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to work independently and manage projects


    Personal skills
    We expect that you:

    • enjoy working closely with our clients with a proactive attitude and a problem-solving attitude
    • understand and appreciate our clients’ business drivers in order to tailor-make our services accordingly
    • have organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines and set and adjust priorities
    • have strong analytic skills and are able to combine analytical/theoretical knowledge and practical skills
    • have good communication skills, both spoken and in writing
    • are dedicated, well-structured, flexible and service-minded
    • are responsible, proactive and self-motivated
    • have an honest, open and professional approach
    • have a positive attitude and a good sense of humour
    • see opportunities rather than limitations
    • have the ability to see the overall picture, cooperate across borders and share knowledge
    • can work under pressure and handle several on-going tasks and commitments
    • can thrive in an international and often hectic environment
    • will embrace DNV GL’s Purpose, Vision and Values

    We offer a challenging and demanding position which will provide ample opportunity to professional as well as personal development. We have an informal and humorous tone among us combined with a professional and international working environment.

    For more information please contact:

    Olav M. Thorsteinsson, Head of Pipelines & Risers, Principal Engineer
    Head of Rotating Equipment & Lifting Appliances, mobile: +45 22189126

    Company & Business Area Description

    Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers 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.


    Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL is the leading technical advisor to the global oil and gas industry. We enable safe, reliable and enhanced performance in projects and operations.


    We provide consistent, integrated services within technical and marine assurance and advisory, risk management advisory and offshore classification. Together with our partners, we drive the industry forwards by developing best practices and standards.


    Our people combine industry expertise, multi-disciplinary skills and innovation to solve complex challenges for our customers.

    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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