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Field Service Engineer Electrical & Automation

Posted 14 Jul 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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About us

Do you want to work with an international team of ‘can-do’ people that are developing new and innovative ways to support customers and push for a more sustainable maritime industry?

Are you a problem-solver who enjoys new challenges and is willing to work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver excellent results to our customers time and time again?

Are you ready to be part of a diverse team of people from around the world who are all directly linked to our organization’s success?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then you may be a good fit for Damen Services! We are hiring for a range of non-technical and technical positions.

We are hiring to fill the job vacancy for Field Service Engineer Electrical & Automation

Nice to meet you!

We are Damen Services. Damen Services is a team of creative, entrepreneurial, and motivated people who support each other and enjoy coming to work each day. We interact directly with Damen customers around the world, helping them find solutions to challenging situations. Our team goes the distance for each other and for our customers, and we all take pride in our ability to put groups of skilled, ‘can-do’ team members together to find and implement solutions.

The role

Are you a good fit for the Field Service Engineer Electrical & Automation position at Damen Services? Now or in the near future? As Field Service Engineer Electrical & Automation you carry out servicing and repair work, supervises during construction, performs operational commissioning tasks. You also provide training for ships and ship systems at locations around the world. And taking into account the local conditions, cultures and customs and ensures that the ships are kept in optimal operating condition.

Key accountabilities

This is a good fit if you like to do the following:

  • Fixing breakdowns and carrying out maintenance, overhaul and installation work in relation to mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and process engineering on all the relevant installations on both Damen ships and other ships;
  • Supporting local shipyards with the operational commissioning of ships;
  • Instruction/training of third parties in relation to the operation, use, and maintenance of ships;
  • Performing administrative duties and drawing up project reports.

Skills & experience

We ask our future Field Service Engineer Electrical & Automation to come prepared with the following:

You have:

  • Bachelor working and thinking level;
  • Several years of work experience in a similar role;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • An EU passport / valid work permit for the Netherlands;
  • Good command of the English language, verbally and in writing, Dutch is a pre.

Technical requirements:

  • Experience with control and PLC systems;
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical engineering;
  • Knowledge of electrical installations;
  • Knowledge of inspections, testing and maintenance.

You are:

  • A pragmatic, persuasive Field Service Engineer Electrical & Automation with a solid personality, who fits in a dynamic organization with a hands-on culture;
  • Independent, but by nature seeks cooperation;
  • Decisive and at the same time flexible in your approach;
  • Decisive and works methodically;
  • Able to influence, put things into perspective and also knows how to have the patience that is sometimes needed to achieve results;
  • Well able to manage expectations.

What we offer

We want to make sure you are a happy Field Service Engineer Electrical & Automation, so we offer:The opportunity to develop yourself in this position. We are a growing organization where Services is the driving force. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA, and that's why we continue to grow and innovate and offer plenty of opportunities. All you have to do is grab them.

We offer you:

  • Personal guidance, freedom, varied work and a work environment where your opinion counts;
  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • An International work environment;
  • Various growth and development opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.

We’re a family company that has been building ships for almost 100 years. Our ambition is to become the most sustainable and connected maritime solutions provider there is. Working at Damen offers the best of several worlds. Active in more than 100 countries, with over 30 shipyards, we are internationally renowned for quality. We offer you an ocean of possibilities.

Marine & Offshore
Active in 101 countries
12,500 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years