Welding Engineer IWE


Eric Schiphorst

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: preparation of all offshore welding, non-destructive tests, and field joint coating

Projects: offshore heavy lift, removal, pipelay, and installations

Company: dynamic & world-leading offshore company on the offshore energy market

Main requirements: +3 years of experience in the welding or pipeline industry

Your opportunity

The Welding Engineer IWE possesses specialized knowledge and is accountable for managing welding activities during all stages of a project, including tender, engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning. The Welding Engineer also serves as a liaison between the vessel(s) and work site(s), clients, project teams, departments, subcontractors, suppliers, and other business contacts. Depending on the size and complexity of a project, the Welding Engineer may be assigned to one or more projects. The ideal candidate should have proven welding or pipeline experience and be comfortable working in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.

What you will do

  • Identify, develop, and qualify welding methods
  • Provide technical input and cost estimates for welding methods, equipment, and consumables
  • Initiate and control the process of developing and improving welding equipment
  • Review welding proposals and documentation
  • Monitor the daily progress of ongoing production on board the vessels and on-site
  • Maintain and expand technical and practical knowledge of offshore pipeline welding and construction work, including non-destructive testing techniques
  • Actively participate in international welding-related committees and workgroups

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

  • +3 years of experience in the welding or pipeline industry
  • A MSc. or BSc. in Engineering or International Welding 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 € 45K 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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