Offshore Hydrodynamics Engineer


Asiyan Aydin

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: Hydrodynamic analysis, mooring and subsea systems

Projects: Offshore structures & FPSOs

Company: EPCI offshore contractor and offshore fleet owner & operator

Main requirements: +3 years of experience with hydrodynamic analysis of offshore structures

Your opportunity

Are you an innovative and creative engineer, who possesses in-depth analytical and problem-solving skills in aerodynamics, hydrodynamics and structures? Then this is a great opportunity for you! 

In this role, as a Offshore Hydrodynamics Engineer, you provide the organization with the environmental framework, through hydrodynamical analysis of the conditions, for which offshore structures are to be engineered. You interpret the engineering output in the field of mooring and subsea systems, including anchoring, riser, umbilical and subsea hose systems.

What you will do

  • Communicate with international clients’ representatives and other engineering disciplines to define and motivate engineering choices
  • Develop new products & technologies for the mooring & subsea department
  • Provide input to the Tender department for determining and acquiring future projects
  • Support the after-sales department with requests on existing systems
  • Perform Hydrodynamic Analysis for offshore installation projects
  • Travel abroad to represent the company during offshore installations
  • Report to the Lead Engineer on progress and assist in getting 3rd party and client approval

Where you will work

With this trusted client in the Amsterdam area we have a long-lasting relationship. It is a privately owned company that delivers floating energy solutions and complex mooring equipment to the global oil & gas and renewables industries. Besides having proven capabilities in engineering and developing installations for harsh offshore conditions, they own and operate their own fleet of FPSOs. A welcoming organization in which people with the right proactive attitude will get opportunities to prove themselves and grow.   

  • Challenging engineering environment, particularly in developing equipment for extreme offshore conditions
  • Organization with a cooperative mindset and open communication style, which allows for professional progress
  • Drive for new technologies in floating sustainable energy solutions
  • For the size of the projects, a relatively small multi-disciplinary engineering team, with a focus on conceptual and basic design
  • Combining in one close-knit company: EPCI contractor and offshore fleet-owner-operator

What you already have

  • +3 years of experience in the hydrodynamical analysis of offshore structures
  • BSc./ MSc. degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture
  • Experience with Orcaflex, Ariane or similar
  • An analytical and solution-finding approach, since you will be the one solving multi-disciplinary engineering puzzles
  • A communicative approach, as you can only be successful in this role if you get all parties involved aligned with your solutions
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team, authorities and clients worldwide
  • Available for full-time work in the Amsterdam area, and willing to travel occasionally to yards, suppliers and clients

Your benefits

  • 30 paid holidays per year for a nice work-life balance
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • 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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