Engineer for Earthing and Lightning Protection Systems

Location DE-Dresden
Requisition ID
2020-14481
Business Area
Energy
Category/Discipline
Engineering
Location Details
Dresden, Germany
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL - Energy's “Operational Excellence” group is seeking an engineer for technical asset services deliver services in the areas of high voltage interference, electromagnetic fields, electromagnetic compatibility and earthing and lightning protection systems. We are a team of 20 Engineers with a mix of highly motivated career beginners and very experienced senior engineers guiding our young colleagues and transfer their knowledge. The team supports network operators, equipment manufacturers, power companies and utilities to improve and optimize operations, to ensure a high level of human security and to increase the lifetime of the equipment. To ensure quality assurance before commissioning and during the long-term operating phase, our employees analyze, calculate, measure and verify the electrical equipment and verify that customer systems meet all normative and regulatory requirements.


This position will be based in our Dresden office.


Your tasks include:

  • Analysis, appraisal, interpretation, calculation and evaluation of earthing and lightning protection systems
  • Calculation and design of high-voltage earthing systems in the sense of personal protection, operation and lightning protection
  • Occasional support of grounding measurement

Position Qualifications

  • Degree as Bachelor or Diploma in electrical engineering/energy technology or similar
  • Basic knowledge of EMF and high voltage interference
  • Knowledge in AutoCAD or similar CAD application would be an advantage
  • Fluent German language skills are required (You will be working in German, but the company language is English)
  • Willingness to work on-site in the field and substation
  • A pleasure to work with software applications like modelling and calculation (example XGSLab)
  • Driving license class B
  • Very good MS Office skills (especially Excel and Word)
  • Engaged and open for new and challenging tasks
  • Team player able to work independently and take responsibility

Please apply online and in German (Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae).

 

Please be informed you may be requested to provide DNV GL additional documents for a background check.

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 and supply chain services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

 

DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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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