DNV GL Employee Reviews

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Interesting high quality and technical expertise. Competitiveness is very challenging
Divisional Sales Manager Asset Integrity Software (Current Employee) –  Dubai8 September 2016
There is no such thing as a typical day at work. Always new challenges and exciting new project opportunities. As responsible Sales Manager you have a pivotal role within the organization and you have to coordinate well between the cross organizational units. The Company is a well known name in the various Industries. Because of this it is proven to be very challenging at times especially in highly competitive markets. The Company is perceived as high quality but also as high priced Company.

The Company has a lot of people with technical expertise so when it comes down to challenging technical issues it is nice to work with people who can meet these challenges.
Pros
Good employement health insurance, benefits such as Gym memebership
Cons
Business is heavily controlled from Europe.
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Was great but worsening after merger and low oil price
Human Resources Specialist (Former Employee) –  London20 May 2016
Work was always busy. People are friendly and helpful with a caring and sharing culture. Work life balance ok as firm has/had a Scandinavian/German culture in the past. Low oil price and a drive to reduce costs has made the salary and benefits become average.
Pros
Interesting and challenging projects. Co-Workers.
Cons
Conditions reducing all the time.
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Over worked
Sales (Former Employee) –  Katy, Texas23 June 2016
The department was highly disorganized, employees over worked, demanding overtime, management problems. Too many projects and not enough people to do the work.
Pros
Nice office, great benefits
Cons
Working hours and management
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Good work life balance
Senior Asset Integrity Engineer (Current Employee) –  Kuala Lumpur19 May 2016
The company provided the staff needed, good work spirit and culture. The salary package is competitive, and people love to growth in others expertise.
Pros
Work, life, balance
Cons
Market space as a benchmark for the industry sustanability
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DNV GL was the best company I have ever worked for.
Surveyor (Former Employee) –  Katy, TX15 September 2016
Working for DNV GL was an experience of a lifetime. The work/life balance was absolutely amazing. And the opportunities provided by the company were amazing. There was a lot of room for growth. The company encouraged all of their employees towards individual growth. The management treated you like an adult, with minimal interference, while maintaining a supportive role in everyday activities.
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Good ambition, misunderstanding of market
Consultant (Current Employee) –  Kuala Lumpur21 September 2016
Refused to play price war with competition causing severe losses leading to retrenchment and unable to secure advancement for staffs.
Pros
Great work life balance and ambition
Cons
Lack business minded management
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Productive Workplace
Inspection Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Aberdeen26 June 2016
Varied day to day tasks relating to supporting client inspection requests.

Each assignment is dealt with according to country of origin.i.e culture / time difference etc

Respect and support management.

Good working relationship with co-workers.

Hardest part - pricing

Positive feedback from client
Pros
Fresh fruit
Cons
No scope for advancement within inspection
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Fun workplace
Summer Intern - Project Finance (Former Employee) –  Oslo6 September 2016
This was a great experience and a perfect opportunity for me to utilize the skills I had obtained within project finance. However, this is mainly an "engineering" company where finance and business fall into the background - not the perfect company long-term for a finance professional.
Pros
Strong focus on work-life balance
Cons
Not relevant
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work life balance
Project Manager - Consulting (Current Employee) –  Houston12 May 2016
Recently after merger, things changed otherwise good place to work.
New CEO is promising and expecting to bring commercial culture and get rid of old way of doing the business.
Pros
Work Life Balance.
Cons
too many overheads and not agile and lean.
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Professional work culture and friendly environment
Consultant (Current Employee) –  United Kingdom6 July 2016
My typical work including carry out the project data collection, trending analysis, and liaise with client, project team and project EPC contractors regarding their enquires and questions.

The most difficult part and the most enjoyable part of the work is to manage the client relationship by providing the best solutions while understanding their expectations and deliver the service as expected.
Pros
Work with many experts from the industry
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Intellectually stimulating place to work with people committed to values
Global Learning and Development Manager (Former Employee) –  Burlington, MA30 August 2016
DNV GL has high standards that are values based. Great opportunities for those interested in doing their best and exploring the world.
Pros
global organization with a global mindset and really smart, good people
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Productive, friendly place to work
Safety engineer (Current Employee) –  Aberdeen25 October 2016
Good company and good opportunity to work in a number of different phases of offshore assets. I enjoyed my time working here.
Pros
Experience gained
Cons
some difficult deadlines.
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Good intentions - poor on execution
engineer (Former Employee) –  California25 April 2016
Worked in the renewables independent engineering group, exciting work, however the company planned a merger very poorly and suffered with a poor accounting system, and horribly understaffed and burned everyone out. Would have been nice if management could have executed their vision much better.
Pros
exciting work, global reach
Cons
bureaucratic organization, very demanding clients, bubble in the solar industry
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A Work Place with Healthy and Professional Culture
Senior Engineer (Current Employee) –  Kuala Lumpur24 June 2016
Working in DNV GL is best described as one's dream job with the professional yet fun and healthy culture. As everybody from the different levels are very much friendly and approachable, the learning curve here is always favourable to its employees.
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Good work-life balance
Engineer (Current Employee) –  Science Park21 July 2016
Very friendly, hard working but fair company to work for. Nice offices in Singapore. Very international workforce, supportive management.
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Supportive Enviroment
Electrical Engineer (Current Employee) –  Abu Dhabi9 August 2016
DNVGL is a company where knowledge is highly appreciated. they thrive to give their clients the best service while maintaining a high level of employee support.
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Productive and cooperative environment
Consultant Engineer (Current Employee) –  Loughborough28 June 2016
Productive and cooperative environment with a range of industry-leading engineers to work with and learn off.

Oportunties to work across a veriety of projects and develop skills from bid preparations to solution/product delivery.
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Reserved Workplace
Graduate Engineer (Former Employee) –  Slough18 July 2016
Very quiet but very professional office. Amount of available work suffered due to the low price of oil. Graduate development was a priority.
Pros
Good Wages
Cons
Restricted Experiance
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Fun
Project Manager & O&M Inspector Engineer (Current Employee) –  Lubbock, TX22 September 2015
great place to work, and travel a lot, but difficult to be closer with the family. Nice benefits and friendly with the coworkers.
Pros
Nice benefits
Cons
Far from family
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Outreach (Current Employee) –  Las Vegas, NV5 June 2016
I love that I am being paid to do something that I am so passionate about. There is nothing I love more than being able to connect business owners with incentive dollars from the utility that they can use to reinvest in their own business.
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3.9
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