Electrical Engineer/Surveyor

Location DK-Esbjerg
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Our unit Electrical Safety located in Esbjerg is looking for candidates with min. engineering degree (B.Sc.) to strengthen our group of engineers and specialists, performing various assurance, verification and advisory tasks for a broad range of customers throughout the entire value chain on- and offshore Oil & Gas, renewable energy, P2X and energy transmission. The candidate should be able to document experience or knowledge within the areas below:


  • Project management skills and desired previous experience (Prince2, IPMA, PMP or equal)
  • Knowledge of EU directives, EN/IEC standards and other relevant certifications in the energy industry
  • Experience in Electrical design for LV or MV networks
  • Development, processing and review of technical documentation

As a trusted and competent project partner, we support our clients through the whole project lifetime from feasibility studies over the design, fabrication, operation of plants to the decommissioning. 

Our section Electrical Safety works closely together with other disciplines end experts within the DNV global network of electrical experts. The wide range of tasks and customers offers several inter disciplinary activities, technical challenges and good development opportunities for an engineer that likes to work in a wide range of technical fields and who already has a profound knowledge of one or more of our service areas.

Position Qualifications

We want to strengthen our team with an engineer/specialist being able to work in all of the above service areas with the possibility of specialization for dedicated subjects and/or areas

The job covers in-depth teamwork and:

  • Technical support/sparring with clients for correct and suitable solutions within electrical safety
  • Awareness of cyber security risks;
  • Travel locally and internationally and occasional offshore trips must be expected.
  • Participate in DNV Academy as a facilitator, Workshops and Audits (SECE/ASTF)
  • Conduct detailed technical review and independent assessment of electrical related construction documentation including:
    • Plans and specifications
    • Design calculations and studies
    • Test documentation
    • QA/QC documentation
    • Inspection and Test Plans
    • Electrical related drawings and calculations/studies
    • Electrical commissioning plan
  • Conduct construction monitoring inspections of projects to verify compliance with:
    • Construction plans, design and specifications
    • Applicable code requirements and standards and construction workmanship


We are looking for a motivated, solution- and customer-oriented engineer who can assist and guide our clients in the existing Oil & Gas sector as well as clients in the renewable Energy sector. The candidate is expected to possess the following skills:

  • Completed studies in the field electrical engineering (Bachelor or Master level) or comparable disciplines and continuous high willingness to learn.
  • Fluent English, incl. technical terms
  • Fluent Danish language skills will be an advantage
  • Knowledge and coherent technical understanding of both power plant technology and electrical systems for power distribution and transmission
  • Strong ability to advise, network and a clear customer focus
  • High degree of flexibility, creativity and initiative
  • Awareness of quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE)
  • Self-motivating and driven with the ability to meet deadlines and set and adjust priorities
  • Keep a positive and proactive attitude, with a solution-oriented mindset.
  • Solid Project Management incl. open and honest communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience within hydrogen/PtX and/or Oil&Gas will be preferable

We Offer:

  • A challenging and demanding position, which will provide ample opportunity to professional as well as personal development.
  • A strong company culture with an emphasis on competence development
  • Great colleagues who value teamwork and support
  • Attractive total compensation package
  • International working environment
  • Flexible working hours and focus on work/life balance
  • Interesting and challenging projects, both national and international
  • Be part of a world-leading company that has a global reach with more than 12 000 employees around to world and is headquartered in Norway.

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!

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