Stilling hos: DNV


Technical Trainee 2022 – Ship Classification

Frist: 24. oktober 2021 23:59

Type: Traineeprogram

Arbeidssted: Høvik

Fagfelt: Heltid

Kontakt: Johanna Svenlin //


Local Unit & Position Description

Would you like to work in the world’s leading Classification Society?
DNV Ship Classification is looking for Technical Trainees!


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 field work 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 degree from:

  • Maritime Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Technology
  • Cybernetics, Automation or Electrical systems
  • Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science or another related field

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:

  • Strong company culture with 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 which 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 11.10.2021 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: 11.10.2021


Welcome to DNV!

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!