DNV – Technical Trainee 2022 – Ship Classification


Local Unit & Position Description

Would you like to work in the world’s leading Classification Society?
We are looking for graduates to our Technical Trainee rotation program!

We are living in times of ever faster growing technological development. Together with the industry DNV ensures that this development is happening with focus on safety and reliability. If your ambition is to make a real difference and seek opportunities beyond business, this could be the perfect start for your career. 


DNV is now looking for graduates who are ready to join us from August 2022.


We are offering a 12–16-month Trainee program with job rotations in our Maritime organization. Your main work location will be Høvik, however, the program includes fieldwork in Norway or abroad. The program will be individually designed, and you will have a mentor assigned for the whole program. After completion of the trainee program, you will be assigned to one of our technical units at Høvik.

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

We are primarily hiring candidates with relevant Master’s degrees from:

  • Maritime Technology

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Materials Technology

  • Cybernetics, Automation or Electrical systems


Position Qualifications

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 one or more of the following descriptions: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills (communicate well in any environment)

  • Quick learner and data smart

  • Open-minded and curious

  • Proactive and self-driven

  • Desire to take part in solving complex issues (not only pointing at the solution)

  • Dedication and a creative problem-solving attitude

  • Thrive in a collaborative environment

  • Analytical, structured, and systematic

  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written


What we can offer:

  • A strong company culture with an emphasis on competence development

  • Great colleagues who value team development and support

  • International working environment

  • Flexible working hours and focus on work/life balance

  • Meet other young professionals through established networks and informal events

  • Building a professional network

  • 6 weeks of annual leave

  • Join established networks, like CONNECT, and enjoy after works and informal meetings

  • Free shuttle bus from Sandvika and Skøyen

  • Well-equipped exercise center (Høvik office)


Application process: 

We want to get to know you better. Please share with us a motivation letter that covers the following three bullet points:

  1. Share with us your motivation in being a Technical Trainee in DNV

  2. Why should we choose you?

  3. Reflect on DNV values – We care. We dare. We share.

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

If you will apply by end of 24.10.2021 in iCims you have started your journey in the recruiting process with us. We will contact you shortly after the deadline and let you know how to proceed.

Application deadline: 24.10.2021

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