Heerema Group

Offshore Safety Officer

Is our safety on board your top priority?

Offshore Safety Officer
HFP Marine Crew

HFP Marine Crew



Vocational Education

Vocational Education

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.

Your role in the story

As Safety Officer you are pro-active provide guidance, operational support and coaching  on proper implementation of HMC's QA/SHE Management System on board. You assist in effective Control of Work (preparation of JSA's) to stimulate and facilitate the execution of proper toolbox talks on board. Furthermore you instruct on required safety precautions and correct use of Personal Protective Equipment and assist in helicopter operations in the role of Helicopter Landing Officer. Updating the system, assisting in the investigation and reporting of accidents and incidents is also part of your tasks. You report to the HSE Officer. 

Who will you work with?

In this position you will work closely with our experienced and professional staff on board of our crane vessels.

Is this the job for you?

Our desired candidate holds a mid-level or higher degree, at least at MVK level. Furthermore you are experienced in offshore and preferably gained experience on large vessels as Safety Officer. You possess excellent communication and reporting skills. Dutch and English, both written and spoken, are essential. As Safety Officer you thrive in a dynamic environment, you are adaptable to continually changing circumstances and you are open to suggestions and ideas on safety on board.

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
  • 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;
  • Nice cabin spaces, fitness facilities, excellent catering and other recreational activities on board;
  • High focus on safety and sustainability. 

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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