DNV is seeking a talented and motivated (Senior) Principal Engineer to join our R&D team at Spadeadam.
Spadeadam R&D is a World leading full scale research facility at the forefront of implementing the green energy transition around the world today, contributing to a safer world by improving understanding of major hazards across industries. For over 40 years, Spadeadam has conducted full scale experiments to assess the consequences of major hazards and their effects on people, property and the environment. The results of which have been used to develop products, protect people and infrastructure from both accidental and deliberate threats.
The team specialise in carrying our full-scale experiments involving liquid and gaseous fuel releases, fire, explosion, product development and associated consultancy services to assure safe operations for our Global energy and security customers.
We’re looking for an experienced chartered mechanical engineer (or in a relevant discipline e.g. civil, marine, structural), ideally with an Oil & Gas or Renewables industry bias, who will deliver technical work and assist with the development of a growing team of engineers and scientists. The technical work will consist of design and construction of experimental rigs, problem solving, running of test programmes and maintenance of equipment. In this role you will support supervision, review and verification of the execution of the team’s projects, nurture internal and external customer relationships, identify new work opportunities, coordinate the bidding and execution of services, develop a high calibre team to add value to the business, and at all times assure the highest quality of service delivery to meet customer requirements within the timeframe, costs and quality standards established as well as interface with a wide range of disciplines within the company, and work with a variety of clients.
You will be responsible for several tasks in the areas of operations, customer focus and people management, including:
Competency requirements, knowledge and behaviours
DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, 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 provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.
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