Hydrodynamics Engineer

Netherlands (NL)
Negotiable Salary Plus Benefits
22 Nov 2018
22 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Contract, Permanent
Full Time

Airswift are currently looking for a Hydrodynamics Engineer to work for our large EPC client in their engineering offices in the Netherlands. This will be working as part of the Hydrodynamics team for the EMEA region. 
The Hydrodynamics Discipline of the client’s offices in the Netherlands, is providing hydrodynamic engineering support to group projects (proposal, FEED, EPCI). The support comprises amongst others of sea keeping analysis including motions, slamming and green water evaluations, the execution and supervision of model test campaigns. In addition, the senior hydrodynamics engineer may provide support for the other offices with mooring analysis and mooring system design.

Job description
Our client is looking for a talented and motivated individual whose goal will be: 
• To apply hydrodynamic support for engineering and design of offshore structures (FPSO and FLNG) by deriving design loads on floating structures;
• To write model test program specifications and follow up the model tests;
• To support and define developments in hydrodynamics; 
• You will typically work with a small team of hydrodynamic experts acting as Discipline Lead Engineer (DLE) or similar responsibility
• You are familiar and master hydrodynamic software (such as Hydrostar, Ariane, Orcaflex etc) 
• To represent the company in conferences, workshops, Joint-Industry-Projects

Your daily interactions will be with our hydrodynamics experts in the Netherlands and other execution centres as well as with engineers from a whole range of disciplines.

Job Requirements

  • You have a MSc (or BSc) degree in Hydrodynamics, Offshore Structures, Naval Architecture or Civil Engineering.
  • You have been working in the offshore industry in a relevant discipline for at least 7 to 10 years.
  • Worked in a similar position for at least 2 years.
  • You are willing to work in an engineering environment in close cooperation with your hydrodynamic colleagues and to interact with several other disciplines.
  • Your sense of initiative will allow you to undertake development work in the hydrodynamic discipline next to your project work.
  • You are willing to travel for client presentations and meetings.

For more information on this position please contact Dom Bennett at Airswift. 


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