Senior Engineer

Engineering - Foundation Unit Stokesley

Your Responsibilities

  • Being part of the knowledge centre of Van Oord’s Offshore Energy division
  • Developing installation procedures for offshore wind projects including selection of the suitable vessels, developing positioning plans for these vessels and selecting the required equipment and tools
  • Developing concept and detailed lifting arrangements, deck layouts and sea-fastenings
  • Reviewing and organize review of internal and external deliverables (structural designs / drawings, reports, etc.)
  • Responsible for the timely delivery of assigned deliverables against the tender/project schedule, within budget and to the required quality level
  • Preparing for, managing and coordinating engineering subcontractor scope of works
  • Performing engineering, technical preparation and execution support of offshore wind projects
  • Assist projects in dealing with unexpected circumstances during execution (trouble shooting)
  • Understanding and advising on how to manage project risks and its implications on programme, budget and quality
  • Feeding lessons learned back into the Foundation Unit knowledge centre and contribute to continuous improvement

The ideal candidate will have

  • A Civil / Mechanical / Offshore Engineering degree, or equivalent
  • Strong analytical, practical and pragmatic skills to solve complex problems
  • Experience of Installation engineering e.g. deck layout, lift & rigging plans, operational procedures
  • Ability to perform and review rigging design and crane lifting studies
  • Ability to perform and review seafastening / grillage designs of all components during the transportation phase
  • Ability to offer technical support and advice during the project execution phase
  • Knowledge of 3D / FEA software, i.e. Inventor and Ansys;
  • Flexible and able to deal with change and work in a dynamic environment
  • Being a team player and good in forming connections within the company as well as external;
  • Having supervisory and coaching skills towards the (junior) installation engineers in our department;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel (inter)nationally to project locations and Netherlands office

We offer

We offer you a position in which you will have an important contribution to our mission 'building a better world for future generations'. In addition, we offer you:

A competitive employment benefits package: hybrid working, annual salary review, company bonus, enhanced holidays, purchasing and selling holiday scheme, pension, assurance and insurance schemes, health and wellbeing programmes, learning and development opportunities, subsidised travel, salary sacrifice schemes, long service and other recognition programmes, work-life balance, free parking, free fruit, refreshments and company events.

About Van Oord

Van Oord Offshore Wind UK (MPI Offshore) is the UK based Offshore Wind division of Van Oord who are a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore energy 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 150 years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.

Our purpose is to create a better world for future generations by delivering marine ingenuity.

Do you want to be a part of Van Oord?
Thank you for your interest in our company.  To apply send your CV to recruitment-uk-ow@vanoord.com

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