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Superintendent Trenching

  • Engineering & Technology, Project Management & Operations
  • International Projects
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The position
For our offshore and offshore wind projects, we are looking for a Superintendent Trenching. In the role of Superintendent, you will be responsible for the preparation and execution of offshore trenching operations, taking care of project-specific requirements. You will work on board our vessels, at project locations and at our office in Gorinchem.

Your responsibilities
As a Superintendent you are ensuring the correct execution and progress of the work, taking care of specific project requirements and safety during offshore trenching operations. You are responsible for:

  • preparation of the operational part of trenching operations;
  • monitor offshore operations and ensure the correct (installation) methods and techniques are implemented;
  • drawing up documents such as method statements, procedures and reports;
  • going through the work instructions and safety requirements with the operational crew;
  • monitor and manage operations during your shift, which includes coordination of all involved parties and departments, such as marine and deck crew, trencher, survey and ROV crew;
  • providing coordination and advice in the event of technical problems;
  • acting as a link between project management and the operational crew.

Job requirements

  • higher vocational intellectual and professional level; preferably a completed Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or civil engineering;
  • preferably five years' operational and/or technical experience on board ships, ideally related to trenching, ROV and/or cable installation works;
  • preferably three years’ experience with TROV systems and tracked trenching equipment;
  • a good command of English, spoken and written;
  • strong communication and social skills;
  • an independent, practical and creative person who can solve problems, dares to take decisions and is able to work in project teams;
  • a flexible attitude with regard to working on board and at project locations.

We offer
A job at Van Oord means working on challenging, dynamic and prestigious projects. Take your responsibility and see your ideas become reality. Van Oord offers 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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Esron Loupatty
Esron Loupatty

+31 (0)88 826 8202

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