Heavy Lift Engineer

Job details

Job reference nr.:WV-086309
Discipline Category:Engineering & Project Controls
Type of work:Permanent
Start date:April 1, 2019
Job location:Netherlands

Short summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate Heavy Lift Engineer to join our customer's highly skilled, multidisciplinary Heavy Lift Engineering Department in Delft, the Netherlands. Working closely with the Department Head and Lead Engineers, the Heavy Lift Engineer performs the project engineering for heavy lift projects. From design and engineering, fabrication of grillage, preparation of procedures and manuals up to on-site support during yard and offshore execution, you will be involved in the entire engineering process.

Job description

  • Analyse and prepare project specifications for platform preparations and leg cutting, offshore lift and transportation operations, yard preparations, load-in and barge transfer and tow
  • Prepare design calculations and design reports for all (structural) heavy lift design work within scope, budget and schedule
  • Perform FEED and feasibility studies to identify best solutions for single-lift installation or removal of large (> 5,000 t) topsides and jackets
  • Prepare method and execution statements for commercial bids for new projects
  • Prepare mobilisation manuals and equipment checklists
  • Prepare procedures and manuals for load-in, transfer, mooring, tow, lift and transportation operations
  • Design grillage and sea fastening for barge transfer operations
  • Design lifting gear, such as spreader bars, rigging and pad eyes, internal/external lifting tools
  • Perform platform inspections to confirm platform condition and feasibility of proposed solutions
  • Prepare factory acceptance and commissioning tests for project equipment
  • Prepare disposal yard and transfer barge for platform transfer and load-in operations
  • Interface with various disciplines (project team, vessel crew, clients, subcontractors, certification authorities, marine warranty surveyor) to define efficient and cost effective solutions and provide ongoing engineering support
  • Keep up to date with the development of specialised equipment for removal and installation operations

Job requirements

  • BSc or MSc degree in Mechanical, Civil or Maritime Engineering
  • 3-6 years’ relevant work experience
  • Team player who is motivated to take on a technical challenge
  • Able to work well in a high pressure environment
  • Self-starter with creative and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Willingness to travel and work offshore

More info

Should you be interested in the position of Heavy Lift Engineer, please send your application via the apply button. For more information, please contact Wesley Van Zijp, Account Manager in Hoofddorp, Netherlands stating reference number WV-086309