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Structural Design Engineer

  • Engineering & Technology
  • Office Gorinchem
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The position
Are you looking for a position in which your creative and innovative ideas and designs will contribute to challenging offshore (wind) projects? If so, read on to find out what Van Oord has to offer. Our Engineering & Estimating department in Gorinchem is looking for a Structural Design Engineer.

As a Structural Design Engineer you will be responsible for developing and designing innovative offshore foundation structures. You will be involved in our offshore (wind) projects, from the design phase to the implementation phase.

Your responsibilities

  • Design of offshore wind turbine foundations from tender design to detailed design, including design reports
  • Design of secondary structures for personnel and goods access as well as electrical infra related structures
  • Design of auxiliary tools for the transport and installation phase
  • Initiating cost-effective alternatives
  • Coaching and training colleagues
  • Supervising external specialists, including assessing their designs

Job requirements

  • A Master’s attained in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, preferably with a specialty in offshore engineering/ structural engineering
  • Approximately 5 years experience in a comparable position, preferably in the field of offshore wind
  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of Structural Mechanics, Structural Dynamics and FEM software
  • Work experience in a project environment and with the ability to switch quickly between various projects
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills
  • Someone who enjoys the challenging project dynamics and the corresponding deadlines
  • A result-minded, creative and analytically strong colleague
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • A willingness to travel (inter)nationally

We offer
A varied and challenging working environment with interesting opportunities to develop yourself further. Van Oord has 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.

Do you want to be a part of Van Oord?
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Bas van der Muren
Bas van der Muren

+31 88 8262499

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