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Internship Draughtsman

Posted 23 Dec 2022
Work experience
0 to 1 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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A unique maritime adventure

At Heerema Marine Contractors, we do something new every day. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we transport, install, and remove offshore structures for the offshore energy markets. Our projects range from installing wind turbines, removing retired offshore oil and gas platforms, and installing platforms up to 50,000 metric tons. By joining us, you will play an important part in our unique maritime adventure.

Your role in the story

Your duties and responsibilities are:

  • Contributing to the provision of drawings and models for the offshore projects;
  • Collaborate with project designers and engineers;
  • Work on drawings for transport, lifting and hoisting work and foundations in the sea that are required for offshore platform installations and removals;
  • Making drawings that comply with the Drawing Control procedure and department standards;
  • Solving and / or providing support with technical challenges in a structural design;
  • Creating 3D simulations and installation controls for projects with Heerema Marine Contractors’ ships;
  • You work with the tools such as Microstation.

Who will you work with

The Engineering department at Heerema Marine Contractors is responsible for the technical preparation required for the installation and removal of fixed / floating platforms, and the installation of subsea infrastructure. Together with colleagues and customers, our engineers work in dedicated multidisciplinary project teams on constructive and workable solutions for these technically challenging projects. To support the often technically challenging projects, we are looking for an intern in the Drawing Office.

Is this the job for you?
  • You are about to finish your Secondary Vocational Eduction (MBO level 4) or Bachelor/HBO – in Civil or Mechanical Engineering, or Construction (Bouwkunde);
  • You have a strong personality and are eager to learn;
  • You want to work in multidisciplinary teams;
  • You have a pro-active attitude with a drive to get the job done;
  • You are willing to spend some time on one of the vessels;
  • You have communication skills in English, both spoken and written.

Here is what it takes to be a real Heerema colleague

  • Learning mindset, which means being open to feedback, curious, and eager to learn;
  • Personal leadership which means you are an entrepreneur at heart, have the mindset of a founder and take control of your own work and development.

Working at Heerema Marine Contractors

Making the impossible possible offshore, this is what drives us at Heerema! To execute our offshore projects we must innovate, engineer and develop to find solutions for our clients’ challenges. We are passionate about sustainability and are guided by our Sustainability Roadmap to reduce our impact on the planet. Working with Heerema means working in an international, informal, and friendly environment where you will meet likeminded and passionate colleagues.

Here's why people love working with us
  • Working on challenging projects;
  • Extensive onboarding process and opportunities to develop;
  • A development program to allow your talents to flourish;
  • Fun Friday-afternoon get together with colleagues;
  • Excellent perks and benefits, including a personal performance bonus, travel allowance, and contributions to your pension and insurance;
  • Free exercise facilities;
  • A social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team;
  • 30 days off to fully recharge;
  • A modern and easily accessible office in Leiden.

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) brings more than 50 years of specialized skills to the offshore energy industry. Oil and gas companies rely on HMC for full offshore field development in the toughest of environments in all the seas of the world. We build long-term client relationships by solving what looks like impossible challenges and by delivering on our promises. Innovation and ingenuity are key to our success.

Active in 5 countries
1,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years

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