Senior Marine Systems Engineer Offshore


Ewa Gernand

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: marine systems and piping design for FPSOs and SPM systems

Projects: FPSO fleet & SPM systems

Company: EPCI offshore contractor and offshore fleet owner & operator

Main requirements: +8 years of experience with marine systems and piping design in offshore or oil&gas sectors

Your opportunity

As a Senior Marine Systems Engineer, you will act as a Team Lead but also work independently. Your main task will be to produce the engineering output based on the project's budget, planning, and technical requirements. Think of concept and basic packages within the marine systems & piping scopes for FPSOs and SPM systems.

What you will do

  • Executing Concept and Basic engineering packages for marine systems & piping for FPSOs and SPM systems
  • Checking and coordinating the engineering input from subcontractors
  • Preparing equipment specifications, P&IDs, arrangements, and design reports
  • Acting as a lead of an internal team of engineers and designers
  • Maintaining contact with vendors and reviewing vendor data
  • Cooperating with the Project Planner and change management
  • Assisting the yard site team

Where you will work

With this trusted client, 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 pro-active attitude will get opportunities to prove themselves and grow.


  • Challenging engineering environment, particularly in developing equipment for extreme offshore conditions
  • An 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

  • BSc. or MSc. in Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture or similar discipline
  • +8 years of relevant working experience in Marine Systems & Piping for offshore or Oil & Gas installations
  • Working knowledge of rules of classification societies (ABS, DNV, BV, and LR) and international codes and standards (HSE UK, Marpol, Solas, PFEER )
  • An analytical and solution-finding approach, since you will be the one solving engineering puzzles
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team, authorities, and clients worldwide

Your benefits

  • 30 paid holidays per year for an excellent 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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