Heerema Marine Contractors

Sr. Installation/ Removal Engineer (London)

Would you like to be involved as a Senior Engineer in technically challenging offshore projects?

Sr. Installation/ Removal Engineer (London)






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 Senior Engineer you will provide technical work preparation services for studies, tenders, commercial projects and internal business development products. You will support all of the Business Units: Transport & Installation, Decommissioning, and Wind. 

As a Senior Engineer, your daily activities include:

·      Develop offshore execution methods for offshore projects, nomination of required equipment, concept and detail design of lifting arrangements etc.;

·      Perform engineering, technical project preparation and execution support of offshore projects, i.e. heavy lift installation and removal projects;

·      Review and organize review of internal and external deliverables (drawings, reports and procedures);

·      Prepare subcontract Scopes of Work, reports and installation manual input.

·      Contribute to a continuously improving and learning organisation by actively sharing knowledge and experience and identifying and providing follow-up subjects for improvement.

Who will you work with?

As a Sr. Installation/ Removal Engineer you will work on projects across all our Business Units; Transport and Installation, Decommissioning and Wind.

Is this the job for you?

You are a team player who organizes and plans the work and the involvement of others effectively and efficiently. You are quality and result oriented and have the ability to adapt easily when needed. You also take the interests and mutual relations of different parts of the organisation into account on your own initiative. You recognise the effects and results of your own decisions or activities on other parts of the organisation. Furthermore, you will have:


·      A Bachelor and/or Master degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent;

·      A minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering, project preparation and execution of offshore projects;

·      A good understanding of offshore installation engineering methods and practices;

·      Excellent analytical, practical and pragmatic skills;

·      Good communication skills in English, both spoken and written;

·      A willingness and enthusiasm to share your knowledge with less experienced junior engineers;

·      The ambition to work (temporarily) at yards, offshore on our vessels or in our other offices. 

·      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 benefits, including a personal performance bonus, travel allowance, and contributions to your pension and insurances;
  • A social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team;
  • Fun team building and social events




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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