Project Engineer - Heavy Marine Transport

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Project Engineer - Heavy Marine Transport


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What do we promise?

  • An advertureous job around the world
  • An international career
  • Contributing to one of a kind projects

What do we ask of you?

  • A good command of English
  • A pro-active attitude
  • Analytical skills

How you can make your mark

You can make your mark as a Project Engineer at Boskalis Heavy Marine Transport by being the linking pin between project preparation and project execution during the tender phase or in the execution of a project.

Using your expertise and experience in marine transportation projects, you will independently manage the engineering and technical/operational interfaces of a tender/project. You will take care of the work methods and work preparation, and manage aspects like safety, planning, procurement, permits and maintain contacts with local authorities, to ensure that high-quality projects can be realized within the agreed requirements . Being part of a project team you know how to communicate efficiently on different levels to achieve your goals. Are you looking for a company that realizes challenging projects globally and provides you with the opportunity to travel and learn different cultures? Then we would like to get to know you better at Boskalis!

Your responsibilities as a Project Engineer at Boskalis Heavy Marine Transport

  • Translating project planning and engineering into detailed planning and working methods, so that the project can be realized efficiently and effectively in accordance with the contractual agreements (safety, quality, planning and budget);
  • Liaise with all involved departments (project- and tender-support, operations, SHE-Q, fleet-management, procurement, controlling etc.) to ensure that the right working methods have been selected and that manpower and equipment are available when needed;
  • Act as the key interface towards clients for all non-commercial topics;
  • Identify and report deviations from the contract and take appropriate measures when needed;
  • Take care of progress reports to the customer.

You can make your mark as a Project Engineer if you have:

  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in an international, dynamic project environment.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in offshore/marine technology or naval architecture
  • A team player mentality
  • Willingness to travel globally (approx. 6 times a year)
  • Good communication skills and a good command of written and spoken English

We offer

What you can expect

  • Money and more: Besides salary you will receive holiday allowance, holiday entitlement of at least 31 days, non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as collective health insurance.
  • Career opportunities: We challenge you every day to get better. Together we realize your full personal and professional career by creating development opportunities.
  • The Boskalis campus: Boskalis is located in Papendrecht, where all our disciplines come together on-campus. Bicycles are available on site to make it easy for you to move between buildings. There’s also an electric bus for those times the weather turns wet! Three lunch canteens, a sports field and shower facilities can also be found on our campus.
  • Young Boskalis: This is a platform created for and by the Young Boskalis generation. The Young Boskalis Board focus is to represent young employees and look after their integration into the Boskalis family across the various divisions. Every year Young Boskalis organizes various activities, ranging from an online Pub Quiz and a virtual vessel visit, to sport sessions like Yoga and Bootcamp. 
  • Warm welcome: We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible. During your online onboarding program, we give you all the ins and outs of Boskalis!

 Extra information

  • Your team: In the role of Project engineer you will work in a team of 10 direct colleagues (project managers and project engineers)
  • Where you will work: We work from our beautiful campus in Papendrecht, working partly from home is a possibility.
  • Fulltime/ part-time job: The position of Project Engineer is fulltime (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.  ​

Within a vibrant company culture, you will be working as part of a diverse, international team of experts. We offer you the opportunity to realize your full personal potential and expand your professional career by creating new horizons. Together!

Want to know more?

Want to know more?
We are more than happy to answer your questions about the position of Project Engineer. Please contact Rosanne Boer, Corporate Recruiter via

Interested? Please apply before 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. In general, we don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Boskalis colleagues or associated Boskalis companies.



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Rosanne Boer

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Rosanne Boer

T: +31650185420

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