Offshore Heavy Lift Engineer


Asiyan Aydin

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: plan, engineer and oversee heavy lift operations

Projects: offshore heavy lift, removal and installations

Company: offshore fleet owner & operator

Main requirements: +2 years of experience in the engineering of offshore operations (heavy lift)

Your opportunity

As an Offshore Heavy Lift Engineer, you won’t actually be offshore all the time. You will travel occasionally to oversee the execution of the projects that you helped define, engineer and plan. At the start of these - quite often record-breaking - single-lift removal or installation projects, you will investigate all the possibilities by performing feasibility studies. You will oversee the basic engineering and its interface with all related disciplines in order to come to the right solution. You will learn how to prepare and plan the execution of the most difficult offshore lift operations with the most advanced equipment there is!

What you will do

  • Performing FEED and feasibility studies, the writing method and execution statements for commercial bids
  • Executing inspections and defining project requirements with the client
  • Providing engineering support and communicating with everyone involved in-house, and externally, to define the best solution
  • Developing the timeline and planning different phases of the execution
  • Keeping updated on the latest developments by learning and improving your skills

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 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 often called a candy shop for engineers. You will be proud to work here!

  • Be part of a team that is constantly pushing the boundaries of offshore installation and heavy lift
  • Innovation, innovation, innovation!
  • 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

  • +2 years of experience in planning and engineering offshore operations
  • 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 occasional traveling around the globe
  • Passion for driving offshore technological solutions is key

Your benefits

  • 30 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from 50K gross per year
  • 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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