Subsea Tools Superintendent (onshore)

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Subsea Tools Superintendent (onshore)

Waalhaven district

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What do we promise?

  • Contributing to one of a kind projects
  • Plenty of room for personal development
  • An international career

What do we ask of you?

  • A good command of English
  • A passion for Subsea related work
  • A pro-active attitude

How you can make your mark

Make your mark as a Subsea Tools Superintendent. As a Subsea Tools Superintendent you will work at our base in the Waalhaven (Rotterdam) to make the necessary preparations on the subsea cable trenching equipment for our cable trenching projects. During the execution phase of projects you, as the Subsea Tools Superintendent, will be the point of contact for the offshore crew and responsible for support, ad hoc solutions, delivery of spare parts, asset management and support the continuous improvement of the subsea trenching machines. Depending on your ambitions periods of working abroad with the trenching team offshore is possible.  

Your responsibilities as a Subsea Tools Superintendent:

  • You are responsible for the maintenance of the subsea cable trenchers;
  • You will be in daily contact with the crew and project team to support them to make the necessary preparations and maintenance on the trencher, provide them with support and ad-hoc solutions
  • You make sure to continuously look for improvements on the trenchers to guarantee their reliability and performance;
  • You are responsible to identify project specific requirements and translate it into detailed planning and working methods so that the project can be realized efficiently and effectively.
  • You are the main point of contact when it comes to ordering and supply of spare parts
  • Responsible to maintain clear and sufficient communication, and provide daily, weekly, and monthly report (operational and financial) during the full equipment mobilisation;
  • You are responsible for the correct reporting on maintenance, modifications and repairs and ensuring technical files are updated regularly;
  • Consulting with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the right working methods, employees and equipment are available when needed, and being responsible to ensure effective communication between team members;

You can make your mark as a Subsea Tools Superintendent if you have:

  • A Technical degree (Maritime, Mechatronics, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering or similar);
  • Experience with designing, construction or maintenance of machines (for example  agricultural or industrial machines);
  • Strong capabilities in working autonomously (“see your own work"), pro-actively and leadership;
  • 5 years hands on experience with mechanics, hydraulics, maritime, electronics etc.
  • Previous offshore experience would be an advantage.

We offer

What you can expect

  • A dynamic environment: A job where you can make an impact, in an earth-moving company, as part of a diverse, international team of experts;
  • Rewarding conditions: A competitive salary and much more, including holiday allowance, holiday entitlement of 31 days (based on a full-time contract), a non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as company health insurance, travel allowance;
  • Career development: Plenty of opportunities to realize your full potential. Challenge yourself with (online) courses in our Boskalis academy;
  • Young Boskalis: Are you under 36? Come and join Young Boskalis!. Have fun and join in social and sports activities ranging from pub quizzes to yoga, bootcamps and an annual sailing boat race. Networking and knowledge sharing are a vital part of Young Boskalis as well.  

Extra information

  • Your team: You will be part of the Subsea Cables team of Boskalis Offshore Energy which exists of approximately 170 professionals. You report to the Manager Trenching and Subsea Tools;
  • Where you will work: You will work in our base in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam.
  • Full/part-time job: The position of Subsea Tools Coordinator is a fulltime job (40 hours a week).
  • Next steps: Apply easily by completing the online application form. Interviews are held online or in the office. Once it’s clear we’re a good match, we’ll make you an offer – and look forward to welcoming you to the company.

About Boskalis

Working at Boskalis is about creating new horizons and sustainable solutions. In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to make your mark in finding innovative and relevant solutions for complex infrastructural and marine projects. 

Boskalis has one of the largest global fleets of specialized offshore vessels, allowing us to carry out a broad range of offshore activities. We provide innovative and sustainable all-round solutions to tackle major worldwide maritime challenges. Our Offshore Energy division supports sustainable energy solutions such as wind energy as well as traditional fossil facilities. We’re involved in the entire journey from developing and transporting to maintaining and decommissioning these facilities. 

Want to know more?

We are more than happy to answer your questions about the position of Subsea Tools Superintendent (onshore). Please contact Emilie Stratenus, Corporate Recruiter via +31 (0)6 11 38 02 35.

Interested? Please apply by filling in your details and by uploading your cover letter and CV on our careers site.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies
We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment- and selection agencies.


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