Test Engineer High Power Laboratory

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DNV GL Energy HQ in Arnhem, the Netherlands
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Permanent employment
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Location and team 


DNV GL Energy - Power TIC (Testing, Inspection & Certifications) is esteemed as top service by the international world of energy. At the moment, Power TIC is mainly focused on performing tests and inspections on medium and high voltage components.


Power TIC offers specialized and innovative services and is organized in four teams including: High Power Laboratory (short circuit testing), High Voltage Laboratory (In its laboratories and on site), Inspections (Witnessing of HV/MV test), and Calibration & Metering (Measurement equipment calibration and testing).


DNV GL’s High Power Laboratory ( KEMA Laboratory )  is the largest independent short-circuit laboratory in the world where short-circuit tests are carried out on equipment for transmission and distribution networks. Manufacturers and electric utilities located throughout the world are among the customers who rely on DNV GL for development, acceptance tests and certification testing. The tests are conducted in consultation with the customer and in collaboration with a team of employees. The teams operate in day and night shifts. We are looking for young engineers for this unit who are ready to take on a dynamic job with a great deal of responsibility.


Tasks may include:


  • As Test Leader HPL you prepare the testing circuits yourself
  • The tests are carried out with a team of 8+ colleagues with various backgrounds
  • You lead this team, coordinate the tests and conduct sensitive measurements yourself as well
  • Following the completion of the test you are responsible for analyzing the results and reporting to the customer
  • An intensive multi-year training program is required before you will be assigned to carry the full responsibilities of a test leader


Position Qualifications

What we're asking:


  • You have a Electrical Engineering degree with a major in Energy Engineering at BSc or MSc level
  • You have in-depth knowledge of electrical engineering
  • You are capable of conveying your knowledge to customers in a clear and business-like manner
  • The extensive contact with customers and the method of working requires a combination of power of persuasion, persistence, empathy and excellent human relations skills
  • Our customers are often present during the execution of tests, which is why good written and verbal mastery of the Dutch, English and German languages is a prerequisite
  • Next to that, you must have the ability to lead a team.


Both candidates with and without work experience are invited to apply to this position.


What we’re offering:


A challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits.


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 – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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