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Lead Engineer Offshore Pipelines and Cables

  • Engineering & Technology
  • International Branche Office
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The position
Do you have affinity with the installation analyses of pipelines, umbilical’s and cables for offshore oil and gas and wind energy projects? Then read about what Van Oord can offer you. Van Oord Engineering and Estimating Department in Gorinchem, The Netherlands, is looking for a Lead Engineer Offshore Pipelines and Cables.

In the position of Lead Engineer you are responsible for leading a team of 3 engineers who deliver analyses support during the tender stage as well as during execution and where necessary follow-up on site. You will coordinate the works within the team and you are responsible for the delivery of the works on time and according to the Van Oord standards. You will work in a young department of about 15 energetic engineers dealing with projects for both the offshore wind and offshore oil & gas industry.

Your responsibilities

  • Development and review of pipeline installation analyses for our pipelay vessel Stingray and cable installation analyses for our cable lay vessel Nexus
  • Point of contact for internal clients and collaboration with other engineering disciplines, tender managers and estimators
  • Managing external suppliers
  • Liaising with different departments (like Operations and Ship Management) on operational aspects and the equipment to be used
  • Development of your team and people
  • Keeping up with new developments and opportunities

Job requirements

  • MSc degree in Offshore or Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 7 years’ experience with analyses for offshore installations
  • Experience in a lead engineer position is preferred
  • Project experience in pipeline and/or cable installation either on site or on board of an installation vessel
  • A good verbal and written knowledge of the English language
  • Knowledge of Orcina’s Orcaflex software or similar software
  • Knowledge of the programming language Python is a pre
  • Team player with strong communicational, social and leadership skills
  • Result-minded, creative and analytical
  • Willingness to travel occasionally

We offer
Van Oord offers a challenging and international working environment with attractive opportunities for further development. In addition, we can provide an excellent salary package appropriate to your background and experience.

About Van Oord
Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.

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