Field Engineer

Are you a dynamic hands-on Engineer that would like to provide technical advise on board our vessels?

Field Engineer
HFP Deck Crew

HFP Deck Crew







A unique maritime adventure

At Heerema Marine Contractors, we do something new every day. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we transport, install, and remove offshore structures for the offshore energy markets. Our projects range from installing wind turbines, removing retired offshore oil and gas platforms, and installing platforms up to 50,000 metric tons. By joining us, you will play an important part in our unique maritime adventure.

As Field Engineer you are responsible for adequately performed offshore engineering work for each project and provide technical advice to the (Assistant) Superintendent for construction as well as fabrication or structural maintenance activities, design and preparation of required modifications appliances on board of our vessels. You liaise between the Project Team (onshore and offshore) including vessel staff and corporate with the Assistant Superintendent and other deck Foreman to ensure a smooth job preparation and execution. Furthermore you develop operational procedures, coordinate dimensional control surveys, assist in solving technical problems and actively contribute to improve the safety, efficiency and quality of all kind of processes

Who will you work with?

In this position you will work closely with professional and experienced colleagues on deck, on the bridge, the engine room and office staff.

Is this the job for you?
  • Bachelor degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering;
  • Relevant experience in the design and calculation of structures;
  • Well known in the heavy lifting and an offshore environment;
  • Excellent reporting skills and the ability to communicate in a strong and clear manner;
  • Practical mind, flexible attitude;
  • Dutch and English, both written and spoken is essential.

Here is what it takes to be a real Heerema colleague

  • Learning mindset, which means being open to feedback, curious, and eager to learn;
  • Personal leadership which means you are an entrepreneur at heart, have the mindset of a founder and take control of your own work and development.

Working at Heerema Marine Contractors

Making the impossible possible offshore, this is what drives us at Heerema! To execute our offshore projects we must innovate, engineer and develop to find solutions for our clients' challenges. We are passionate about

sustainability and are guided by our Sustainability Roadmap to reduce our impact on the planet. Working with Heerema means working in an international, informal, and friendly environment where you will meet likeminded and passionate colleagues.

Here's why people love working with us

People love working with us because of our:

  • International environment and challenging projects;
  • Extensive onboarding process and oceans of opportunities to develop;
  • Development program to allow your talents to flourish;
  • Excellent perks and benefits, including an offshore allowance, interesting bonus structure and excellent pension and insurance;
  • Social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team.

Heerema has a 5 weeks on / 5 weeks off working schedule but this may fluctuate due to the nature of our activities.

Is this your dream job? Put in your application now!

We are looking forward to hearing from you. We are interested in your CV, but we mainly want to find out more about your ambitions, your personality, and what is your motivation to succeed. So be sure to include a

brief cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this position. So hit the button, apply, and make the impossible possible with Heerema. We’d love to meet you!

The application process

The application process will consist of two interviews and contract negotiations. At the end of the process, we will cordially welcome you aboard.

Ready to join our team?

Richard Buskens
Richard Buskens


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If you feel that you can help us make the impossible possible, you are welcome to send us an open application.

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