Project Engineer

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Location Details
Position Type
Permanent employment

Local Unit & Position Description

In the section Operational Excellence / Technical Asset Services at the location in Dresden are working approx. 20 engineers and technicians. We are a mixed team with 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 life time of equipment.

Therefore, our engineers support the technical installations and networks for a future-safe operation. 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.


Your tasks include:

  • Analysis, appraisal, interpretation, calculation and evaluation of earthing and lightning protection systems
  • independent monitoring of production and factory acceptance
  • Diagnosis and verification of the condition of equipment
  • Fault detection and fault analysis


Position Qualifications

  • Degree as Bachelor or Diploma in electrical engineering / energy technology or similar
  • 1-2 years' professional experience desirable (but not necessary)
  • Basic knowledge of earthing
  • Basic knowledge in AutoCAD or similar CAD application desirable (but not necessary)
  • Very good MS Office skills (especially Excel and Word)
  • Willingness to work on site in the field and substation
  • Pleasure to work with software applications like modeling and calculation (example XGSLab)
  • Driving license class B
  • Perfect German language is essential
  • Engaged and open for new and challenging tasks
  • Team player able to work independently and take responsibility

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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