Structural Engineer - Floating Offshore Structures

Location NO-Høvik
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Permanent Employee
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Local Unit & Position Description

Due to an increasing demand for our services, particularly within offshore wind and offshore fish farms, we want to supplement our team of structural engineers with a new colleague. We are seeking a young candidate with a few years of experience, but you are also welcome to apply if you have recently graduated or will graduate soon.
Floating Offshore Structures is the main unit in DNV for structural design review with respect to global and local strength of mobile offshore units (MOUs), typically;
  • wind turbine installation units
  • floating wind mills
  • offshore fish farms
  • ship-shaped units (production, storage and offloading, well intervention and drilling)
  • semi-submersibles
  • jack-ups
The above activities are mainly related to newbuilding but also includes conversions and modifications of existing units.
DNV is a leading Classification Society for MOUs and our unit is currently involved in the design review of several ongoing and upcoming large projects worldwide. Join us and get the opportunity to work in an international environment with challenging projects from the world’s leading designers of MOUs and have an impact on the safety evaluation of existing and tomorrow’s MOUs.
Job description:
  • Design approval of global and local hull structures
  • Finite Element Modeling and analyses
  • Support to clients

Position Qualifications

  • Analytical and structured mindset
  • Ability to combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills
  • High ethical standard
  • Result-oriented and proactive
  • A wish to develop individually and as a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • MSc. degree within naval architecture or structural engineering
  • Experience within Finite Element Modeling and analyses
  • Experience within offshore hull structures is an advantage
  • Experience within hydrodynamic analysis is an advantage
  • Strong written and verbal Norwegian and English communication skills

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, with almost 12,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


We are the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV 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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