Structural Engineer / Project Manager

Location NL-Arnhem
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Local Unit & Position Description


We’re looking for a Structural Engineer / Project Manager who helps our customers world-wide with securing and improving the affordability, sustainability and reliability of their AC and DC overhead lines. 


You will be part of the Transmission & Distribution Technology team at our DNV GL Energy headquarters in Arnhem, The Netherlands.


The diverse team includes 50 professionals (a mix PhD, MSc and BSc level) with different backgrounds and various cultures. Together we deliver specialized and innovative project consultancy services to our customers world-wide. Who are mainly transmission and distribution system operators, power utilities and industries. We are responsible for preparing design and specifications for structures related to high voltage electricity transmission & distribution, such as overhead line towers, supports and gantries. We also check and review designs prepared by others. During implementation phases of projects, we regularly take on the role of owner's engineer, where we are responsible for quality control of the services and equipment delivered by others.


Your tasks and responsibilities

You will perform mechanical and civil engineering tasks and give advice to our customers related to AC and DC overhead lines. Next to that, you will:

  • Act as a technical expert for structures related to high voltage electricity transmission & distribution
  • Execute projects as project leader
  • Prepare specifications and tender documentation
  • Write (or contribute to) clear and high-quality reports and commercial offers
  • Identify market opportunities and develop our existing services and establish new services for both the team and our company

Position Qualifications

We are looking for a pro-active and ambitious Structural Engineer / Project Manager a team player who actively contributes to the success of our team and collaborates to create results.


You have:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or similar
  • Several years of technical work experience in the energy sector
  • Extended knowledge and practical experience with equipment in T&D area
  • Dutch and English language skills both verbal and written 
  • Willingness to travel abroad (about 20%)
  • Attitude to take responsibility for own tasks, competences and beyond
  • Curiosity, interest and engagement
  • Open mindset (out of the box thinking)
  • Knowledge of market and technology trends 

What we're offering

A challenging job in a dynamic and international environment. Being part of a professional team of committed colleagues and plenty of opportunities for personal growth. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits.

Based on your experience, we will create a plan together with you for your development for the next few years. We will do this through our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training. You will be given the opportunity to grow to a (senior) consulting role where you sell, lead and execute projects in order to help clients realize the stated project goals and deliverables. Or you develop yourself as a senior technology expert being seen as an international authority in your working field.

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. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

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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