How you can make your mark The Maritime Dynamics Department. MDD in short, is Boskalis’ knowledge center for technical issues and is constantly looking for the most suitable combination of method and equipment for Boskalis’ wide variety of projects.
Maritime conditions always play a major role in this. Consider, for example, how sea conditions can burden equipment, put work tolerances and safety under pressure, whether it concerns dredging, construction of ports or installation of pipelines, cables and tunnels.
With your expertise and commitment, you can make your mark to the successful implementation of projects and the further optimization of new and existing equipment.
As MDD engineer you can translate your technical knowledge into concrete and practical solutions and disseminate this to both internal and external stakeholders.
Some of this support will be high level checks on strength, stability and dynamic response needed in the selection of the most suitable work method and equipment.
But many questions require a deeper investigation, combining common sense with a thorough understanding of the physics behind marine systems and how these can be analysed with tools like Aqwa, Orcaflex.
You are able to go beyond the applications of standard codes and software, by complementing with self-developed add-ons (using Matlab, Python) to mimic for instance active motion compensation or station keeping systems.
Though detailed design of mechanical systems, including drives and controls are not your main task, a good understanding and affinity with these aspects is instrumental in the cooperation with colleagues and external parties.
Your responsibilities as MDD Engineer Contribution of MDD-specific knowledge to projects in preparation and execution phase and to the construction or conversion of equipment.
Developing working methods and equipment in close collaboration with the various stakeholders. Research into how the maritime environment influences the work process.
Desk studies, calculations and / or measurements in the field and / or laboratory.Analysis and interpretation of the results.
Sharing of the acquired insights with colleagues and other stakeholders.Collaborating on solutions and optimisations. Preparation, validation, maintenance and application of calculation models.
Your qualities You can make your mark as MDD Engineer if you have : A completed technical academic education, preferably TU in Maritime Technology or Mechanical Engineering and preferably experience in maritime / offshore engineering.
Knowledge of hydrodynamic behaviour of maritime structures and the desire to become more proficient in this. A practical view of technical systems, constructions, measurement and control techniques.
Affinity with our offshore activities and knowledge of the associated equipment. Knowledge of and experience with support software, such as Excel, Matlab, AutoCad.
Independent, creative, entrepreneurial, customer-oriented. Excellent command of the Dutch and English language. About Boskalis Working at Boskalis is about creating new horizons and sustainable solutions.
In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to make your mark in finding innovative and relevant solutions for complex infrastructural and marine projects.
Within a vibrant company culture, you will be working as part of a diverse, international team of experts. We offer you the opportunity to realize your full personal potential and expand your professional career by creating new horizons.
Together! What you can expect Money and more : Besides a competitive salary, you will receive holiday allowance, holiday entitlement of 31 days (based on a full-time contract), a non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as collective health insurance and travel allowance.
Career opportunities : We challenge you every day to get better. Together we realize your full personal and professional career by creating development opportunities.
The Boskalis campus : Boskalis is located in Papendrecht, where all our disciplines come together on-campus. Covid-19 affects the way we work and therefore we can’t make use of the benefits of our campus at this moment.
As soon as we can access the campus again, you will discover the benefits. Young Boskalis : This is a platform created for and by the Young Boskalis generation.
The Young Boskalis Board focus is to represent young employees and look after their integration into the Boskalis family across the various divisions.
Every year Young Boskalis organizes various activities, ranging from an online Pub Quiz and a virtual vessel visit, to sport sessions like Yoga and Bootcamp.
Warm welcome : We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible. During your online onboarding program, we give you all the ins and outs of Boskalis! Extra information Your team : The department now consists of 4 people and with this vacancy the staffing will be expanded to a total of 5 people.
Where you will work : Due to Covid-19 the rule working from home unless is the norm. This means you will carry out your work from home, collaborating via Microsoft Teams.
Eventually, depending on the circumstances, you might be able to work from our campus in Papendrecht. Fulltime / part-time job : The position of MDD Engineer is a fulltime (40 hours a week).
Procedure : All you need to do to apply for a job is to complete the online application form and send it to us along with your CV and cover letter.
As soon as you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Depending on the job, we will invite you for two or more interviews via Microsoft Teams.
If both sides are happy to proceed after interviews, we will make you an offer to join Boskalis. After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organization.