Equipment Superintendent


Eric Schiphorst

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: technical management of assigned assets, organize and control projects

Projects: maintenance, repair and specific mission equipment installation

Company: offshore fleet owner & operator and EPIC offshore contractor

Main requirements: +4 years of experience in technical management of complex vessels

Your opportunity

As an Equipment Superintendent, you will be part of the Technical Department of a major offshore fleet owner-operator. The department manages the maintenance, repair, and modifications of state-of-the-art, complex vessels, and equipment, providing technical support on and offshore. You will be responsible for the day-to-day technical management, safe operation, and improvement of a wide range of mechanical equipment, proactively monitoring mechanical systems and performing operational and maintenance checks to reduce downtime.

What you will do

  • Perform and analyse operational checks and preventative maintenance
  • Initiate corrective actions including investigation of improvements on maintenance strategies, safe functioning, operational capabilities and cost reductions
  • Prepare inspection, technical and other reports involving mechanical equipment and systems
  • Arrange planning, detailed budget control and project execution for R&Ms for assigned equipment, damage repairs, modifications periods and assist during (de)mobilisationsCommunicate and co-ordinate with other departments, suppliers, flag state and classification society
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives, stimulate and propose the use of new technologies and prepare (investment) proposals

Where you will work

Want to be part of the changing process of the global offshore industry? Our client has the proven leadership and vision to create, maintain and operate previously inconceivable pipelaying, heavy lift, and deep sea mining ships and systems. Redefining technological boundaries and achieving record-breaking feats persistently, this Dutch-based organization is at the forefront of offshore equipment development. You will be proud to work here!

  • Be part of a team that is constantly pushing the boundaries of offshore installation and heavy lift
  • A new industry standard in maintenance, repair and specific mission equipment installation
  • Direct and open communication style, “get the job done”
  • Great project outlook: state-of-the-art fleet fully booked for next 3 years
  • Diverse, international teams working on global projects and developments
  • Do you want to be a leader? Do you want to break records? Well, here it is, waiting for you!

What you already have

  • +4 years of experience in planning and engineering offshore operations
  • A MSc. or BSc. degree in Mechanical or Marine Engineering
  • A solution-finding and hands-on approach, since you will be the one putting the execution plan together with input from many others
  • A flexible mindset and communicative attitude, so you don’t get stuck in your own ideas and you communicate any changes or decisions to all parties involved
  • Ability to work in a high-paced, international environment
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team and clients worldwide
  • Available for full-time work in The Hague area, and about 20% of your work time traveling around the globe
  • Passion for driving offshore technological solutions is key

Your benefits

  • 30 paid holidays per year for a good work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from € 55K gross per year
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance, so you're covered while travelling for work
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers
  • Housing search support and registration provided by Van Storm

Sounds interesting?

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