Intern - Technical Help Desk (Maritime)

Location SG-Singapore
Requisition ID
Business Area
Administrative / Support
Posting Position Type
Temporary staff

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV Maritime Ship Classification is seeking an intern to join our Technical Helpdesk (also DATE Centre Asia) in the Singapore Office for 3 to 12 months.


We deliver technical support services to internal and external customers world-wide. The department is overall responsible for DATE/ Technical helpdesk and Remote Surveys.

DATE Centre Asia is a branch/satellite of Technical Support Norway. Its main task is to provide technical support to Fleet in service-related questions from internal and external customers within the sections area of expertise, and to provide Remote Surveys using remote collaboration technology.

There will be significant learning opportunities for the selected candidates as the role will involve engaging our clients and external stakeholders, interviewing and brainstorming activities with DNV experts located in Singapore and our other research and advisory hubs such as in Norway and Germany, and other forms of activities involving desktop learning, reviewing of research papers and publications.


 Job description:

  • End to end support of projects (mainly class transfer) from proposal development, product development and project delivery.
  • Assist the section in following up remote surveys (survey without physically going on ships).
  • Section is mainly handling technical queries from ship owner/manager through DATE (Direct Access to Technical Experts) portal. Assist the section to handle these queries.
  • Actively participate in section meetings and other sharing sessions/training/innovations. Contribute with new ideas, agile in thinking and fast learner.

Position Qualifications

  • Diploma or Bachelor or master’s degree relevant for the intended role (preferably naval architecture or marine engineering)
  • Excellent verbal & written proficiency in English

Expected personal qualities:

  • Flexible and inquisitive mindset, with willingness to collaborate with peers
  • Flexible, service minded, and positive attitude
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new ways of working

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!

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