Mechanical Engineer

About the job

As a verification engineer you will develop a strong grounding in engineering analysis and independently verifying work that has been carried out by engineering design houses, engineering procurement contractors, Oil & Gas Operators etc. You may also attend offshore where we carry out suitability assessments through testing and examination of safety critical plant.

Specifically within the mechanical discipline you will have or develop expertise in a wide range of areas such as piping, valves, trees & wellheads, pressure vessels, safety systems and offshore containers.


  • Delivering scopes of work in accordance with agreed budget and timeframe, meeting client KPIs where applicable
  • Maintaining a balanced approach to delivering high quality work within required timeframes and budgets.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic team worker
  • Adaptable and reactive approach with ability to learn projects management techniques
  • Ability to maintain high performance without compromising on quality, when under pressure
  • Ability to interpret data from various sources and deliver the most appropriate analysis for the task
  • Ability to break down tasks into component parts
  • Support tender and proposal preparation
  • Proactive identifier of issues or obstacles and innovative in proposing and implementing solutions
  • Competent communicator to both specialist and non-specialist stakeholders.
  • Safety focussed attitude with an awareness of the implications and consequences of our analysis and work to the safety of offshore operations and personnel
  • You should also have a broad understanding of the challenges posed by the Energy Transition with a willingness to learn new skills as DNV and the broader industry adapts to meet the needs of a changing world.

The role will be client facing and we expect progress to actively managing their own projects. You are expected to prepare accurate technical reports and will support senior engineers with tenders and proposals.

An enthusiastic and cooperative approach to working with other members of the team is vital. Over time the Mechanical Engineer will develop a strong understanding of the interplay between their area of specialism and the various engineering disciplines that contribute to any single project.

Attendance at meetings and preparation and delivery of presentations will be required.

Whilst the position is a predominantly office-based role occasional travel to client premises may be required.

Offshore travel may be required which requires the candidate to be able to pass an Offshore Medical.

Position Qualifications

  • Qualified to BEng (Hons) level (MEng preferred) in Mechanical Engineering (other related disciplines will be considered), 2:1 or higher.
  • Relevant and equivalent alternatives including industry experience will be considered.
  • Motivated to work towards chartership with a relevant Engineering Institution.
  • 2 to 5years’ experience as a Mechanical Engineer within the Energy Sector.
  • Basic understanding of the applicable offshore legislation for the UKCS.
  • Knowledge & understanding of applicable codes and standards used within the offshore industry.
  • Excellent IT skills, adept in use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Programming knowledge (e.g. Python) would be an advantage.
  • Current Offshore BOSIET and offshore medical certificates would be an advantage.
Job location

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom