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Shipbuilding Engineer - Tugs

Posted 19 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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About us

At Damen Workboats our goal is to develop, design and construct a portfolio of tugs, dredgers or workboats in the most effective and efficient manner, primarily based on series production of smart-customized standard designs.

Damen Workboats offers a range of innovative, standardized and smart-customized designs. These fulfil current and developing market demands, with well-balanced levels of quality, service, price and delivery time thereby providing optimal solutions for our clients.

The role

As Engineer Shipbuilding you will work in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of the Shipbuilding, Mechanical and Electrical and Automation disciplines.

The Engineer Shipbuilding that we are looking for will mainly be working on our Tugs portfolio at Workboats. In this position you will be responsible for the creation of designs, specifications, drawings and weight and stability calculations within the regular standards. You will be involved in the engineering of standard vessels but also on the development of new vessels. Your work location will be Gorinchem.

Key accountabilities

In this role you will be:

  • Creating and checking of designs, specifications, drawings, weight- and stability calculations, within the regular standards;
  • Produce part and order lists and prepare technical specifications for purchase orders with regards to specifications and planning;
  • Supporting the Class and National Authorities approval process;
  • Registering and archiving of designs, drawings and project-related information;
  • Register, monitor and identify more / less hours spent on engineering work;
  • Monitoring your own quality, striving for a zero-defects output.

Skills & experience

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • A completed technical oriented vocational education (HBO) in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering;
  • Good communication skills in English;
  • Quality consciousness and accuracy;
  • The ability to plan and organize your own work effectively;
  • Experience with software packages such as AutoCAD, Cadmatic-Hull.

What we offer

Here at DAMEN we realize that supporting and managing many talented individuals is of great essence. We understand that the key to success is to find the right person for the right job. That’s why we continually invest in your development. Damen offers you (in case of full time employment):

  • A dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • A salary matching your education and experience;
  • At least 40 days of annual leave;
  • A continuous focus on professional and personal development through our DAMEN Academy;
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.An assessment and pre-employment screening can be part of the application process.

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