Principal Engineer - (Temporary, Part-Time)

DNV GL - Dublin, OH3.8

Local Unit & Position Description
Brief Team and Position Summary

DNV GL’s - Oil and Gas - Pipeline Services Group is currently seeking to fill the role of Principal Engineer. This is a temporary part-time (approx. 6 months duration) position based out of our Columbus, Ohio office.

Tasks May Include

Technical expert in pipeline operations, pipeline engineering, pipeline construction, integrity management, and safety management systems.
Working effectively and efficiently within a group of engineers (~18), consultants (1), and data verification specialists (2)
Develop a leadership role within the group as well as the industry
Provide technical input to a number of concurrent projects
Interact with other team members and clients in a manner that is professional and promotes collaboration
Writing of technical papers or presentations of innovative work or projects
Attending technical seminars to develop projects and promote personal brand
Position Qualifications

Bachelor of Science or greater in Mechanical or Material Engineering
Years of related experience: >= 15 years as a North American pipeline operator

Technical competencies:
Microsoft Excel and Word, strong technical writing skills, problem solving, critical thinking, ability to pick up technical concepts quickly
Microsoft PowerPoint – Preferred

Behavioral competencies:
Ability to speak with a wide variety of industry clients for the purpose of communicating DNV GL services and capabilities
Attention to detail, internally driven/motivated, hard-working, strong social skills, professional presence, often takes the initiative independent of direct instruction
Ability to work on a team effectively and efficiently, but also be able to show effectiveness when working individually.
Ability to handle fast pace, high demand environments with strong stress management skills
Actively seeks opportunities to help team members with demanding project schedules and expectations
Travel requirement: approximately 25%

Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Opportunities Beyond Business

Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see:

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Company & Business Area Description
DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL is the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry. We bring a broader view to complex business and technology risks in global and local markets. Providing a neutral ground for industry cooperation, we create and share knowledge with our customers, setting standards for technology development and implementation. From project initiation to decommissioning, our independent experts enable companies to make the right choices for a safer, smarter and greener future.