Asset Management

Specialist Technical Superintendent Cranes

Are you the Specialist Technical Superintendent Cranes with hands-on mentality, knowledge and drive to bring our fleet further?

Specialist Technical Superintendent Cranes
Equipment Management

Equipment Management







A unique maritime adventure

As Specialist Technical Superintendent Cranes your primary responsibility is the maintenance and operation of large floating cranes coordinated. It is your responsibility to manage all aspects of crane related maintenance, repairs and modifications and you guarantee optimum conditions of these cranes in which they fulfill all legal and operational criteria. Furthermore you advise the Equipment Manager of the vessel in the field of cranes.


As a Specialist Technical Superintendent Cranes you are part of the Equipment department, that is led by the General Manager Equipment. You will report directly to the Equipment Manager of the vessel who manage a team of Sr. Technical Superintendents. The department further consists of a team of (sr.) Barge Engineers and an Equipment Manager NFE supported by a Specialist Technical Superintendent. The whole department consist of 23 colleagues.

Daily activities

As Technical Superintendent Cranes, your daily activities are:

  • Providing input for the integrated R&M strategy and the budgeting process for R&M and investments, regarding the cranes;
  • Developing procedures and instructions for cranes consistent with the company's Management System;
  • Preparing and submitting requisitions and executing approved budgets;
  • Planning and preparing dedicated crane specifications and budgets for R&M, life time extension programs, investments, modifications and special projects;
  • Providing complete, fit for purpose and reliable technical and related financial input in tenders and projects;
  • Ensuring early involvement and close cooperation with Procurement on commercial aspects with suppliers and subcontractors;
  • Ensuring and monitoring optimal crane performance;
  • Ensuring the availability of Crane equipment in optimal condition, meeting Class conditions and operational criteria in a cost efficient, effective and safe manner.
  • Developing and maintaining and optimal relation with relevant suppliers and subcontractors to ascertain adequate support;
  • Assisting the Equipment Manager with planning for R&M and Equipment Investment programs to limit critical maintenance time;
  • Ensuring of adequate filing and validity of crane certificates and technical documentation in line with applicable rules and regulations;
  • Ensuring alignment of cranes know-how over the assets;
  • Contributing to the company's development on technical know-how and capabilities.


Is this the job for you?

This position requires a high degree of assertiveness, proactivity and flexibility. You can independently provide 24/7 support to the Equipment Manager. A person who can contribute to solutions for our current and future challenges. Furthermore, you have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor degree in Electrical discipline/ Mechanical Engineering or MAROF;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in offshore/maritime/shipbuilding/ crane industry;
  • Experience with Offshore Crane design;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken;
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take ownership and are result oriented;
  • The flexibility and willingness to travel to our vessels, yards and suppliers.

Here's why people love working with us
  • Working on innovative and challenging projects;
  • Strong compensation and benefits package, including a bonus system
  • Free access to our in-house gym, including fitness classes;
  • Activities to socialize with colleagues outside your team, such as our Friday-afternoon get together;
  • 30 days off to fully recharge;
  •  A modern and easily accessible office in Leiden.

Are you ready to make the impossible possible?

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

Our application process consists of a phone screening with one of our recruiters, two interviews and an online assessment, in which we gain more insights in you. We look forward to welcoming you as one of our new Wave Makers!

Ready to join our team?

Gerco Guijt
Gerco Guijt


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