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Electrical Engineer

Damen Shipyards

Damen Shipyards

Other Engineering
Gorinchem, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

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About us

Civil & Modular Constructions B.V. is a leading company focusing on creating shipyards, modular drydocks, modular pontoons, and HDPE vessels for customers across the globe. Our in-house team of engineering, production, quality control, and project management professionals collaboratively develop our products to meet each client's unique requirements. Our culture is inclusive, innovative, and results-oriented, prioritizing customer satisfaction and employee development.

The role

The position is aimed at the design and realization of electrical installations and controls for all our products.

Key accountabilities

Your main task consists of the technical supervision and realization of one or more projects, both locally and internationally. You supervise the projects from design to commissioning and warranty. Depending on the situation, one or more subcontractors may deliver parts of the installations. In that case, technical substantive management, such as determining the demarcations and specifications and checking the supplies, will form part of your duties.

The basis of your work consists of working out the system integration, setting up the specifications and demarcations, designing, programming, configuring and maintaining installations and controls. This concerns both standard and customer-specific assignments. You support one of our engineering project managers and report to the engineering manager. In addition to the theoretical side, there is also room for practical work on the products (new, warranty and maintenance). Your knowledge of hardware engineering, automation, HMI and SCADA applications and Survey, Hydrography and GPS systems makes you an excellent advisor when it comes to developing new (standard) products.

Skills & experience

  • You have completed a university of applied sciences degree programme in (Maritime) Electrical Engineering, Industrial Automation, Informatics, or a senior secondary vocational education course in this field with several years of work experience;
  • You are an enthusiastic specialist in the field of electrical engineering and automation, in both the engineering and realization phases;
  • You are inspired by a variety of activities, from sales to commissioning;
  • You are analytical, goal-oriented and you are a good team player;
  • You are familiar with the application of programming languages (including C++), Visio studio and SCADA (e.g., Cimplicity);
  • You have experience with programming PLCs (Siemens) and are familiar with the TIA Portal programming environment;
  • You have experience with making electrical (EPLAN) drawings;
  • You preferably have several years of relevant work experience in the maritime/offshore sector, or heavy machinery;
  • Knowledge of and experience with electric drives is an advantage;
  • You are willing to occasionally travel and work on location, including abroad;
  • You have a good verbal and written command of the English and Dutch language;
  • Lastly, you have sufficient experience with various MS office programs.

What we offer

  • A one-year contract with the possibility of transitioning to a permanent, full-time contract;
  • A dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • A salary matching your education and experience;
  • Generous annual leave of 27 general days and 13 ATV days;
  • Profit sharing & pension allowance;
  • Professional and personal development through our Damen Academy;
  • An active social environment that includes events and sports.



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