Approval Engineer - Marine Systems & Safety Engineer
DNV - Katy, TX

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Job Description:
The Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Group is divided among
three principal operating companies (DNV Maritime, Oil &
Gas; DNV Business Assurance and DNV KEMA Energy and
Sustainability), and governed as an independent
foundation with the objective of safeguarding life,
property, and the environment. Since 1864, when the
foundation was established in Norway, we have grown from
our shipping roots to become a worldwide industry leader
and provider of Risk Management services. DNV has a
network of 300 offices in about 100 countries with over
10,000 employees worldwide.
DNV Maritime is responsible for the maintenance of Class
and Statutory compliance for ships and mobile offshore
units (production, drilling, and support;
semi-submersible, jack-up, and ship-shaped) operating in
the Gulf of Mexico and worldwide.Regional Approval &
Technology Center in North America is looking for
Approval Engineers to join our team in the Houston
Approval Center. Approval Center Houston is the main
Classification Approval Center for the Division Americas
and the hub for engineering resources in various
disciplines supporting the Region. Due to expansion, we
are looking for qualified ship/offshore Plan Approval
Engineers in our Houston, Texas office for the following

  • Marine Systems & Safety
The candidates should have an in-depth technical
knowledge, a high degree of professional integrity,
along with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. We are
looking for experienced engineers who are self-starters.
Good interpersonal/communication skills with motivation
and an eagerness to learn and develop is a must.

Major Duties:
  • Design verifications of Marine and safety systems of
ships and offshore installations.
  • Project management for design approval of ships and
offshore installations.
  • Customer service management
  • Help support market initiatives and further
development of DNV services.
  • Participation in key industry committees (e.g., API,
ISO) & support further development of DNV

Job Requirements:
  • BS in Marine and Ocean Engineering or equivalent
(offshore engineering, Naval Architecture,
Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum, etc.)
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the
design/verification of ships and offshore floating
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the
design/verification of marine systems and safety
(ballast, bilge, fire/gas detection, ESD etc.) of
ships and floating offshore units (Drilling &
  • Familiar with relevant classification rules and
industry standards for marine systems/safety design
of ships and offshore units (e.g. DNV, ABS, API,
ASME, ANSI, NACE, BS and ISO etc).
  • Familiar with regulatory requirement
  • Lead engineer or Project management experience
Local employment conditions.
Division/Department : North America Maritime Staff
Req. Code : 8264

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DNV (Det Norske Veritas) is an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property, and the environment. Our history goes...