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Working at Boskalis

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is a leading international service provider in the field of dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy. Through SMIT we are also active in providing towage services and salvage operations. We deliver innovative all-round solutions to major maritime challenges around the world.

Boskalis Nederland is an independently operating unit of Boskalis. Boskalis Nederland operates on the Dutch market and is active in the construction and maintenance of ports, land reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection, as well as the construction and maintenance of complex infrastructure works such as roads, bridges, viaducts and tunnels.

The core values of Boskalis are collaboration, entrepreneurship and professionalism. Boskalis Nederland adds to these the core values of learning capacity, passion and pride.

Dutch is the working language at our offices in Papendrecht and Rotterdam, but a lot of colleagues speak English with each other. It goes without saying that everyone on the international projects speaks English. The same applies to colleagues working on behalf of international projects out of the Netherlands.

A global maritime service provider like Boskalis offers numerous international career opportunities. We provide services to clients in over 75 countries, across six continents, meaning there is a very good chance that you will build an international career.

Boskalis does not only operate abroad but is active closer to home as well. In the Netherlands we are active in the construction and maintenance of ports, land reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection, as well as the construction of complex infrastructure. In short, even if an international career is not for you there are plenty of opportunities at Boskalis.

Boskalis offers you an excellent salary and an attractive package of secondary employment conditions, including a virtually non-contributory pension scheme and collective provisions including health insurance, accident insurance and incapacity for work insurance. You will of course be provided with further information on this during the selection procedure.

At Boskalis we have various schemes relating to foreign postings. Which scheme applies to you will depend on your home situation and the fleet or project you’re working on. Further information will be provided during the selection procedure.

Certainly, we offer extensive training possibilities for starters, young professionals and experienced professionals.

At Boskalis we don’t have fixed career paths, but if you make your mark in the organization there are plenty of opportunities to develop your career. Depending on your wishes and ambitions you can develop either horizontally or vertically.

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