Energy Transition Engineer

Location US-TX-Katy
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Would you like to be part of a fast-growing team of experts helping companies and government to accelerate the development and implementation of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) and energy transition projects? If so, this may be the right position for you!!!

DNV Energy System’s North America Engineering and Technology department supports clients through technical advisory, verification, consulting, and thought leadership on energy transition technologies and services.

We are seeking an Energy Transition Engineer who is a leader, an abstract thinker, can independently solve problems, and can build and grow DNV’s internal capacity to meet energy transition and decarbonization goals and objectives.

The successful candidate will engage an internal network of collaborators to contribute to cross-disciplinary service delivery to clients, including CCUS, Offshore Wind, Natural Gas, and other forms of Energy sources in North America and around the globe. The successful candidate will have and build an external network of clients and partners who are eager to accelerate the energy transition and respond to climate change. The candidate must possess the skills necessary to operate and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment where advancement depends on their ability to grow this service.

This position can be based out of any of our DNV offices within the Continental U.S. preferably in Katy, TX.

What You’ll Do

  • Proactively contribute to developing and delivering a strong portfolio of services related to projects including CCUS, Offshore Wind, and Natural Gas
  • Function in a team environment to cooperatively achieve DNV and service goals
  • Build effective internal and external relationships
  • Write project proposals, work plans, reports, and strategy documents
  • Manage and balance multiple projects and project teams while keeping all items on-schedule and within budget expectations
  • Support sales and business development
  • Execute projects together with regional and global resources
  • Build customer relationships and monitor customer satisfaction

Position Qualifications

What is Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Process or Industrial Engineering, or related degree
  • Related B.S will be considered only when paired with relevant experience
  • Minimum (5) years of work experience in an energy consulting or operation environment with a focus carbon capture, sequestration, use, and/or storage
  • Experience in project support and management in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated ability to engage, support, and respond to stakeholders
  • Solutions-focused, collaborative personality with strong interpersonal skills
  • An organized, detail-oriented approach and the ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% of the time as required
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What is Preferred

  • Motivation for sourcing and/or successfully steering efforts to obtain new business
  • Entrepreneurial/opportunistic approach to work and projects, innovative problem-solving skills, and ability to drive innovation planning and execution internally and with clients
  • Professional Engineering license
  • Existing contacts within the broader energy industry in North America
  • Project management certification

*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position*

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What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**


Company & Business Area Description

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 complexes, 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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