Lead Engineer Water

Brussels-Capital Region, Brussels
20 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
Hydro, Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
As one of the world's largest engineering consultancy companies and with more than 150 years of experience, TRACTEBEL is able to offer to its customers multidisciplinary solutions in energy, water and infrastructure. Its broad range of expertise extends across Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America, and allows to rise to our clients' most demanding challenges with the same high-quality engineering and consulting services no matter where their projects are. TRACTEBEL is part of ENGIE Group, a global energy company and leading provider of electricity, natural gas and energy services.

"WATER" is one of the product lines of Tractebel, specialised in port engineering and waterway infrastructure, with projects all over the world. The technical competences within our team cover the complete range of marine infrastructure: quay walls, locks, jetties, dikes, off shore wind foundations, bridges, tunnels, flood protections, master planning, port expansion, etc. Our team designs projects from feasibility, over conceptual and detailed design through owner's engineering, in close collaboration with our national and international clients.

Tractebel has a long track record regarding design and construction of ports and waterways, as for example the conceptual design and technical assistance of the third set of locks of the Panama canal, detailed design of the caisson wall of the Piraeus container terminal in Greece, design of 2 nd jetty of the Fluxys LNG terminal in the Port of Zeebruges in Belgium, master plan to improve sea access to the port of Zeebruges, design and assistance during construction of the stabilisation of the existing quay wall of the river Scheldt in the city of Antwerp, detailed design of a rolling bascule bridge in the port of Antwerp, conceptual design of foundations of many offshore wind farms in Belgium and abroad, etc.

To tackle the exciting challenges that lie ahead, we will strengthen our team in Ghent and Ostend and are looking for dynamic and motivated people with a passion for structures.

Tractebel seeks a :

Lead Engineer Water

Your function

  • You will be a key player throughout the execution of our marine infrastructure projects
  • You carry out design work yourself
  • You are able to manage projects until completion
  • You coordinate the work between junior engineers and CAD designers as their lead engineer, and rely on our senior engineers
  • You keep up with new techniques and developments in your discipline
  • You assist the tender manager in establishing attractive and innovating offers

  • You are a qualified Master of Science in Civil Engineering.
  • You have at least 8 years of relevant technical design experience.
  • You have experience in applying the relevant design codes and guidelines for the structural design and soil-structure interaction of waterbound infrastructure
  • You have experience in project management with delivering a high quality product within time and budget
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You are quality-driven and operate in a customer-focused way
  • You are a team player; dynamic, precise and creative.
  • You have proficient knowledge of standard computer programs. Expertise in modeling with ANSYS (ASAS), SCIA Engineer, GeoStudio and/or Plaxis is an important asset.
  • You are mobile and open to missions abroad (short or medium-term).
  • A thorough knowledge of Dutch is essential and good knowledge of English/French is an important asset.

What we offer
  • An interesting and varied job in an international environment with a good work/life balance ;
  • A stable work environment where professional growth and development are stimulated (via the Tractebel School and the ENGIE University) ;
  • An attractive compensation package with fringe benefits ;
  • A permanent contract to ensure the roles offered are in accordance with your skills, interests, career goals and lifestyle .

Tractebel welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: May 13, 2019

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