Young Professionals Trainee Program Surveyor 2023

Location NO-Bergen | NO-Trondheim | NO-Ålesund | NO-Stavanger | NO-Høvik
Requisition ID
Business Area
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Do you want to kickstart your career as Surveyor in DNV? DNV is looking for young talents to join our trainee program Surveyor 2023!


Would you like to work in the world’s leading Classification Society?

DNV is now looking for graduates to join our team of surveyors in Stavanger, Bergen, Ålesund, Trondheim and Oslo from August 2023.

What to expect as a trainee in Maritime Area Norway


As a DNV surveyor you will mainly be carrying out field work onboard ships in operation, mobile offshore units, ship newbuilding’s and at manufacturers. We are offering a tailormade training program as a surveyor in DNV. Your main work location will be in Stavanger, Bergen, Ålesund, Trondheim or Oslo. But, during the first year of your training period, you will have some job rotations (1 to 6 weeks) in our Maritime organization in Norway.  You will have a period of 4-8 weeks at our main office at Høvik, outside Oslo. You will have a mentor assigned for the whole program and it will be individually designed based on educational background, local needs and personal interests.

Position Qualifications

Who are we looking for?

Relevant candidates are triggered by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment. 

We are primarily hiring candidates with relevant Bachelor's or Master’s degree from either:

  • Maritime Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Technology
  • Automation
  • Electrical systems

Personal Qualities: 

We believe you have a passion for science and technology and can identify yourself with our values, purpose and standards. It is important to us that you fit well into the organization and working environment.

As a person you would typically fit into several of the following descriptions: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills , including good communication skills in Norwegian and English 
  • Caring for your colleagues and our customers
  • Trustworthy and responsible
  • Dedication and a creative problem-solving attitude
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment


Reasons to work with us


Attractive rewards. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including 6 weeks annual vacation, subsidized canteen, and competitive pension, insurance, and parental leave agreement, in addition to a global profit share scheme. 

Work/life balance: We offer flexible working hours and have a focus on work/life balance for our employees.

Supportive and caring culture. Our international culture embodies diverse colleagues who value teamwork and inclusion across business areas and borders. You may also join employee associations to establish networks through social and professional activities. Our largest society CONNECT throws after-works and informal meetings all year long for you to join.

Career and development. The possibilities to grow and develop your competencies and ambitions within DNV are extensive. We have a strong company culture with emphasis on growth mindset, competence sharing and professional and personal development.


By joining DNV you become part of a world-leading company whose purpose is to safeguard life, property and environment.  You will also be part of a culture where our values “we care, we share, we dare” characterize how we act towards each other, our customers and perform our work.


Interested? How to apply

Please upload your CV, application letter and grade certificate in our application tracking system (iCIMS). All documents should be in English, if possible. Applicants without this information will not be considered.

Please indicate in your application letter if you are interested in other positions within DNV.


We understand that you might be interested in more than one of our opportunities for Trainees. In such situation, we would greatly appreciate if you could provide this information in your cover letter and by answering to the screening questions during the application process. Thanks to that we will be able to manage your application in the best way. However, if you do not feel comfortable with sharing such information, we understand it.


Application deadline: 02.10.2022

We are ready to receive your application – so apply now!


For more information about the position, please contact Head of Serviceline Jørn Henrik Pedersen on +4790206964

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!

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed