Heerema Marine Contractors

Technical Superintendent Non-Floating Equipment

Do you want to be responsible for the technical management of our Non-Floating Equipment?

Technical Superintendent Non-Floating Equipment
Equipment Management

Equipment Management





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 Technical Superintendent Non-Floating Equipment your primary responsibility is the maintenance of the equipment of our Non-Floating Equipment. You use your experience with design, modification, repair and maintenance, equipment inspections and equipment certificates to help us achieve safe and efficient operations both on- and offshore. You identify critical maintenance periods and projects that require investment. Furthermore you assist the Equipment Manager in coordinating the planning and you coordinate maintenance and investment projects from onshore.

Your daily activities are:

  • Provide an on time, safe, reliable, and cost-effective technical service for safe operation for the assigned assets;
  • Liaise closely to ensure equipment is operated efficiently and maintained in good condition;
  • Write scopes of work for maintenance and upgrades;
  • Develop repair and maintenance schedules;
  • Identify, manage, monitor and specify upgrade projects according to predefined standards;
  • Coordinate and monitor the validity of certification within the legal requirements;
  • Support the Equipment Manager in planning coordination for R&M and equipment investment programs to limit critical maintenance time;
  • Control and execution of approved budgets;
  • Participate in design, engineering, commissioning and testing of technical installations and equipment;
  • Liaise externally with equipment manufacturers, suppliers and certifying authorities and internally with procurement;
  • Manage and visit suppliers and subcontractors;
  • Ensure suitable and qualified personnel and actively promote HSE / Dare to Care awareness and safeguard compliance with company procedures and the technical equipment to the ISM Code;
  • Provide specialist advice and recommendations on all important technical issues to improve and increase the customer service and organizational value;
  • Follow up on purchase orders of any required service or material;
  • Develop and maintain technical knowledge know-how and capabilities, to ensure availability of up to date expertise.

Who will you work with?

As Technical Superintendent Non-Floating Equipment you are part of the Equipment Department, that is led by the General Manager Equipment. You will report directly to one of the vessel Equipment Managers who manages a team of (Sr.) Technical Superintendents. The whole department consist of about 25 colleagues.

Is this the job for you?

This position requires a highly motivated, enthusiastic 'hands on' person that thrives in a dynamic team. A person who can contribute to solutions for our current and future challenges. Furthermore, you have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor Mechanical or Maritime Engineering or equivalent;
  • 5 years' of experience in the field of Engineering;
  • Experience with maritime installations;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken;
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, take ownership and are result oriented;
  • The flexibility and willingness to travel offshore to our vessels, yards and suppliers. 

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;
  • Fun Friday-afternoon get together with colleagues;
  • Excellent perks and benefits, including a personal performance bonus, travel allowance, and contributions to your pension and insurance;
  • Free exercise facilities;
  • A social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team;
  • 30 days off to fully recharge;
  • A modern and easily accessible office in Leiden.

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, an online assessment 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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