Draughtsman (London)

Are you fascinated by the world of megastructures, offshore facilities, such as oil, gas and wind platforms, and would you like to work as a draughtsman on drawings required for offshore projects?

Draughtsman (London)




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 a Draughtsman, your duties and responsibilities are: 

  • Contributing to the provision of drawings and models for the offshore projects;
  • Collaborate with project designers and engineers;
  • Work on drawings for transport, lifting and hoisting work and foundations in the sea that are required for offshore platform installations and removals;
  • Making drawings that comply with the Drawing Control procedure and department standards;
  • Solving and / or providing support with technical challenges in a structural design;
  • Creating 3D simulations and installation controls for projects with Heerema’s vessels;
  • You work with the tools such as Microstation, Inventor and 3dsMax.

Who will you work with?

The Engineering department at Heerema Marine Contractors is responsible for the technical preparation required for the installation and removal of fixed / floating platforms, and the installation of subsea infrastructure. Together with colleagues and customers, our engineers work in dedicated multidisciplinary project teams on constructive and workable solutions for these technically challenging projects. To support the often technically challenging projects, we are looking for a Draughtsman.

Is this the job for you?

You are a team player with flexibility. You have affinity with work preparation and planning. Next to this you have a proactive attitude and driven to complete the work well. Furthermore, you have:

  • A completed MBO course in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering;
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Draughtsman;
  • Be prepared to work temporarily offshore on our ships or abroad;
  • You have communication skills in the English language, both orally and in writing.
  • Must be eligible to live and work in the UK. 

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
  • Working on challenging projects;
  • Extensive onboarding process and opportunities to develop;
  • A development program to allow your talents to flourish;
  • Excellent perks and benefit, such as a bonus payment, a first-class pension scheme and various insurance plans;
  • Holiday; starting at 25 days per annum, and increases with years of service;
  • Interest free loan schemes for cycle to work and season travel tickets;
  • A social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team;
  • A modern and easily accessible office in London.

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 an online assessment, two interviews and contract negotiations. At the end of the process, we will cordially welcome you aboard.

Ready to join our team?

Louise Dawes
Louise Dawes


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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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