Junior Hydrodynamic Engineer

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The position

Within a team of about 25 engineers of various disciplines, the Hydrodynamic Engineer focusses on the interaction between vessel behaviour and waves in order to determine workability. The Hydrodynamic Engineer studies vessel behaviour by determining e.g. RAO’s and is able to use the results to assess workability of vessels in different wave climates. The workability assessment is used to optimize work methods and installation calculations such as mooring and lifting analyses. You will work in close cooperation with project teams and liaise with vessel crew before and during execution.

Your responsibilities
  • Involved in the design and installation aspects of international projects from tender phase, up to and including execution.

  • Develop safe and efficient installation procedures and innovative solutions.

  • Manage assignments set out with specialized engineering consultants.

  • Follow-up project execution on site/offshore.

Job requirements
  • A qualified MSc engineer with a degree in naval architecture, offshore / civil engineering or physics.

  • Affinity with specialized software such as Ansys AQWA and OrcaFlex.

  • Programming skills are required (preferably Python or C++).

  • A colleague with practical, analytical, communication and commercial skills.

  • Good verbal and written knowledge of the English language in an engineering environment.

  • Willingness to work abroad for several weeks/months per year.

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:a salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;

  • 32 leave days of which a max. of 7 days can be appointed as collective leave days;

  • a pension scheme;

  • a variable bonus;

  • extensive learning and (personal) development possibilities;

  • an adequate travel allowance;

  • collective health insurance (optional);

  • flexible working hours.

About Van Oord
Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.
fulltime, parttime




Wat wij bieden

Parttime - Fulltime
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