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Technical Superintendent Offshore Wind Equipment

  • Office Rotterdam
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The position
Are you looking for a job that will test your technical and organizational skills every day? Then read about what Van Oord has to offer you. Our Ship Management department, based in Rotterdam, is looking for a full-time Technical Superintendent.

As a Technical Superintendent you are responsible for preparing, supervising and delivering support of dockings and repairs on our state-of-the-equipment for our wind projects. This is on our own equipment and chartered equipment. In your role as a Technical Superintendent you will also provide day-to-day technical supervision for our state-of-the-art foundation installation and cable laying equipment. For example fabrication and installation of deck equipment and grillages, fabrication of special installation equipment like grippers or MP handling tools.

Your responsibilities

  • As technical superintendent you are responsible for preparing project-specific ship modifications for offshore wind projects. The following aspects are your responsibility
    • determine scope
    • technical
    • quality
    • procurement
    • installation
    • schedule
    • budget
  • Drafting of final reports (both technically and financially)
  • Support for crew and operations department during the execution of the project with support for troubleshooting and maintenance

Job requirements
As a Technical Superintendent focused on our offshore wind projects, in addition to having a solid technical background, it is important that you are very strong in terms of communication and you can navigate well in a hectic environment with sometimes conflicting interests. To get this done you need a flexible attitude, structure in your work and a proactive attitude. You are the person who likes to deliver his work on time and in budget.
Furthermore, you bring along:

  • At least a higher professional degree in Mechanical Engineering or Shipbuilding or equivalent
  • A minimum of five years of work experience in maritime or shipbuilding repairs, preferably on offshore Wind equipment
  • Experience with execution of repairs and dockings.
  • Living or want to live in the Netherlands; relocation is not an option
  • Proven project management skills
  • A good command in English
  • Willing to spend a week or a few months at various locations abroad

We offer
A challenging position within a vibrant and international operating organization, with opportunities for personal development and growth in many areas. You’ll become part of a dynamic and professional team but also an environment where innovation, automation, quality, flexibility and creativity are key to meet our company goals. We offer an excellent benefits package tailored 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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Elise van Kasteren
Elise van Kasteren

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