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Survey Specialist

Posted 22 May 2024
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0 to 7 years
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English (Fluent)

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As a Specialist in the Survey Department, you will be seen by colleagues, but also outside Van Oord, as a leader in your specific field. Your expertise enables you to develop innovative and creative solutions to solve problems.

The position

As the undisputed expert in your field, you will train colleagues and provide knowledge development and quality management. We look forward to hearing from you and discovering how your skills and experience can contribute to our team.

  • You are a sparring partner for Survey, and Project Management, as well as external partners;
  • Advise on topics in your area of expertise. Whether it is defining technical specifications for new equipment, developing new software tooling or advising colleagues actively working on projects;
  • Keeping up to date with the latest developments and trends within your area of expertise;
  • Updating and maintaining document management systems and processes to ensure that all documents are easily accessible and provided to the right people;
  • Identifying quality problems or deviations and implementing improvements to prevent recurrence.

Your responsibilities

  • Support sustainability initiatives for Van Oord as a whole;
  • Designing and possibly implementing research projects according to set objectives;
  • Co-manage and organise internal and external documentation, including specifications, procedures and drawings;
  • Reviewing and validating documents for accuracy, completeness and regulatory compliance;
  • Support training and awareness programmes related to document management, quality control and quality assurance.

Your Workplace

You will work at the head office of Van Oord in Rotterdam and will be part of our Survey Department. The Survey department consists of about 300 employees working at our offices in Rotterdam, Gorinchem, Survey Workshop in Moerdijk and on our projects worldwide. As Survey Specialist you are part of our support team which consists of 10FT employees each with their own specialty.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in hydrography, oceanography, geodesy, geophysics or a related field;
  • Demonstrated experience in hydrographic surveys, preferably in a maritime environment;
  • Knowledge of hydrographic equipment, software and techniques;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail;
  • Command of English language in both word and writing;
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team.

We offer

Working in an international, high demanding and dynamic organisation, with the possibility to truly have impact on our business, people and environment. We offer a complete package with excellent secondary employment benefits. The package includes among other things:

  • S salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;
  • Additional allowances for working on board / on project locations abroad;
  • Travel allowance (€0.31 per km) and home office allowance (€ 2,15 per day);
  • 32 leave days per year;
  • Variable bonus;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Collective health insurance (optional);
  • Flexible working from home policy, 2 days a week when working on a full-time basis;
  • Extensive learning and (personal) development possibilities, including a wide range of online courses via Goodhabitz;
  • You can join communities, like Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • We organise several (sport) events, e.g. winter sport, weekend of sailing, cycling and a motorcycle tour.

Interested? Apply via the application form below. Do you have any questions? Please contact Kim de Wolf.

Do you like to know more about and want to stay informed of other vacancies within Van Oord? Climb aboard and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo and Facebook!
Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.
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Your responsibilities

  • Support sustainability initiatives for Van Oord as a whole;
  • Designing and possibly implementing research projects according to set objectives;
  • Co-manage and organise internal and external documentation, including specifications, procedures and drawings;
  • Reviewing and validating documents for accuracy, completeness and regulatory compliance;
  • Support training and awareness programmes related to document management, quality control and quality assurance.

Your Workplace

You will work at the head office of Van Oord in Rotterdam and will be part of our Survey Department. The Survey department consists of about 300 employees working at our offices in Rotterdam, Gorinchem, Survey Workshop in Moerdijk and on our projects worldwide. As Survey Specialist you are part of our support team which consists of 10FT employees each with their own specialty.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in hydrography, oceanography, geodesy, geophysics or a related field;
  • Demonstrated experience in hydrographic surveys, preferably in a maritime environment;
  • Knowledge of hydrographic equipment, software and techniques;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail;
  • Command of English language in both word and writing;
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team.

We offer

Working in an international, high demanding and dynamic organisation, with the possibility to truly have impact on our business, people and environment. We offer a complete package with excellent secondary employment benefits. The package includes among other things:

  • S salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;
  • Additional allowances for working on board / on project locations abroad;
  • Travel allowance (€0.31 per km) and home office allowance (€ 2,15 per day);
  • 32 leave days per year;
  • Variable bonus;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Collective health insurance (optional);
  • Flexible working from home policy, 2 days a week when working on a full-time basis;
  • Extensive learning and (personal) development possibilities, including a wide range of online courses via Goodhabitz;
  • You can join communities, like Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • We organise several (sport) events, e.g. winter sport, weekend of sailing, cycling and a motorcycle tour.

Interested? Apply via the application form below. Do you have any questions? Please contact Kim de Wolf.

Do you like to know more about and want to stay informed of other vacancies within Van Oord? Climb aboard and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo and Facebook!
Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.
#LI-KD2

Van Oord is a global player in the field of Offshore Wind, Offshore and Dredging. We also have a strong share in the civil industry within the Netherlands. These 4 segments form our Business Units. Our mission "Create a better world for future generations, by marine ingenuity" makes us actively committed to sustainability and the energy transition. We are…


Van Oord is a global player in the field of Offshore Wind, Offshore and Dredging. We also have a strong share in the civil industry within the Netherlands. These 4 segments form our Business Units. Our mission "Create a better world for future generations, by marine ingenuity" makes us actively committed to sustainability and the energy transition. We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years.

Engineering
Rotterdam
Active in 38 countries
5,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 38 years