Pipeline Engineer

Location NO-Høvik
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Location Details
Høvik/ Norway
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee
Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

Local Unit & Position Description

Are you interested in working in one of the world's leading competence centers for offshore pipelines, a section with a proud history, strong foundation, and a big impact on the future of energy transport? This might be your chance!


The pipeline operations team works with energy companies, suppliers, authorities, and other industry players as an independent service provider. We are recognized as the leading advisor providing operational-phase assurance for pipelines and other assets, both onshore and offshore, throughout their lifecycle, from concept, through operations and re-qualification, to decommissioning.

We deliver a broad suite of services within condition assessments and maintenance planning, technology development and qualification, e.g. pipelines for hydrogen and CO2 transport, technical assistance and operational support, and fitness for service assessments, e.g. gas transport and storage.

The Pipeline Operations team in Høvik (Oslo) is part of the Pipeline Operations section with teams located in Norway, Germany, and the Netherlands.


Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Management of multi-disciplinary projects
  • Structural analysis and integrity assessment
  • Qualification of new technology
  • Risk assessment services
  • Verification and certification services
  • Participation in R&D projects

Position Qualifications

The successful candidate should have:

  • several years of relevant work experience
  • B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. degree within:
    • Subsea/Offshore engineering
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Structural engineering
    • Materials Technology
    • Marine technology
    • Risk Management
    • Subsea survey technology
  • Advanced English skills both written and verbal. Additional Scandinavian language skills will be an advantage. 

 The candidate should preferably possess one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Experience in project work and project engineering
  • Experience in pipeline engineering/design
  • Experience with structural analysis, FEM, etc.
  • Knowledge of risk and reliability assessments
  • Experience in integrity management
  • Experience with programming (python, C/C++, etc.)

We expect that you are:

  • A team player, with a positive attitude and a good sense of humor
  • Able to combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills
  • Eager to learn and develop yourself
  • Motivated and ambitious
  • Having good communication skills with colleagues and our clients
  • Having high professional integrity

Reasons to join us

  • Attractive rewards. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including 6 weeks annual vacation, subsidised canteen, competitive pension, insurance, and parental leave agreement, in addition to a global profit share scheme. 
  • Work/life balance. We offer flexible working hours and workplaces, with 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. We offer opportunities for our employees to connect through social and professional networks. Our largest community CONNECT throws after-works and informal meetings all year long for you to join.
  • Career and development. DNV offers extensive possibilities to grow and develop your competencies and career ambitions. We have a strong company culture with an emphasis on a growth mindset, knowledge 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 the environment.  Our values “we care, we share, we dare” characterize how we work and behave towards each other and our customers.
  • Our Høvik office is in beautiful surroundings by the sea and can offer access to sailboats, kayaks, tennis courts, etc. We have more than 30 activity groups for you to join, as well as gym facilities and a kindergarten located on our premises. It is also worth noting that we offer free parking and shuttle buses to and from Skøyen, Lysaker, and Sandvika.


If you require further information on this position before applying, please contact Jun Liu – Team leader of Pipeline Operations Norway, Mobile Phone: +47 90602988

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 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.

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!

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