Allround Ships Electronics Engineer

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What do we promise?

  • An advertureous job around the world
  • Contributing to one of a kind projects
  • Nautical and/or ship maintenance on Dredging vessels

What do we ask of you?

  • Relevant work experience
  • A good command of English
  • Exceeding expectations

How you can make your mark

Make your mark as an allround ships electronics engineer by performing independent work on Electrical & Instrumentation systems on board ships with complex control systems. You will maintain and synchronise all operating and control systems on board (power electronics and PLC technology).

You will be part of the team making sure our fleet is in optimal condition and maintained up to standard. The job as allround ships electronics engineer is based on our ships. Our fleet, consisting of around +600 vessels and pieces of machinery constitutes Boskalis’ real capital. The ships are deployed throughout the world (primarily in the international arena). Planning for the ships and crews takes place at the head office in Papendrecht. The fleet complies with the strict international ISM Code.

You will ensure that all electrical & instrumentation systems and nautical instruments on the assigned vessels are operational and contribute to an optimal production process. You will schedule repairs and enter all work carried out in Maximo (maintenance planning system). In the position of allround ships electronics engineer you will report to the chief engineer and the electrical & instrumentation fleet engineer.

An example of a project you could work on is, updating a PLC program for an extension of a drive pump for a dredge pipeline.

Your responsibilities as Allround Ships Electronics Engineer

  • Planning, scheduling and implementing maintenance and repairs on the various electronic and instrumentation installations on board.
  • Maintenance and calibration of all control and operating equipment (electrical ( power) drive systems and PLC technology).
  • Resolving urgent electrical problems on board.
  • Implementing and monitoring the general technical and safety standards and reporting on possible improvements.

Your qualities and experience
You can move ahead as an allround ships electronics engineer if you have:

  • At least 10 years relevant work experience on board of complex ships, preferably in the dredging industry.
  • Completed secondary or advanced technical education on bachelor (hbo) level.
  • All necessary professional courses, such as Fire Fighting, Survival at Sea, First Aid, etc.
  • Have proven knowledge of and experience with PLC and computer technology and information technology ( Scada / network etc)
  • Knowledge of (large) frequency controlled drive systems.
  • Familiar with marine navigation, communication & control systems 
  • Knowledge of the dredging or stone-dumping process and releated instruments
  • A good command of written and spoken English.
  • No objections to travel (within Europe, Middle East, Far East) on a fairly regular basis.

    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, collective schemes such as company health insurance,
    • Career development: Plenty of opportunities to realize your full potential. Challenge yourself with (online) courses in our Boskalis academy.

    Extra information

    • Your team: You will work in various teams around the world.
    • Full/part-time job: The position of allround ships electronics engineer is a full-time job (40 hrs).
    • 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.

    Dredging is one of our traditional core activities. Boskalis is famous for projects like the expansion of the Suez Canal and the extension of the Maasvlakte at the Port of Rotterdam. Creation of new nature areas like the Markerwadden is something we contribute to. Combining our state-of-the-art fleet, equipment and incredible manpower, we’re able to achieve projects that no one believed were even possible.

    Want to know more?

    We’ll be happy to answer your questions about the position of allround ships electronics engineer. Please contact Sandra Hofstede, senior corporate recruiter via phone +31 646042957.

    Interested? Please apply before April 1st .

    Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies

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


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    Sandra Hofstede

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    Sandra Hofstede

    T: +31646042957

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