What’s it all about?
You will participate in a project team of structural engineers and designers and advise on technical matters. In the role of senior engineer you will report to the lead engineer and work together with other engineering disciplines, project manager and client counterpart.
What will you do as a Senior Structural Design Engineer?
In the role of Structural Design Engineer you are responsible for the design and integration of structural components within our offshore structures.
You will invent, select, specify and develop, in the concept, basic and detail design phase, structural components & systems typically found in the fixed offshore structure in (a.o.) windfarms and in the installation equipment therefore. You will work on the integration of structural components such as pile guiding tools, pile upending tools, foundation pile grippers, levelling tools, grout seals, jacking and skidding systems, locking systems, hydraulic cylinders, shafts, bearings etc.
You will translate the functional requirements of structural systems (moving, rotating, fixing, locking etc) into a practical design, perform and specify the sizing thereof, communicate with suppliers & customers on the product selection and work together with our engineers for the integration into the designs
You will be performing the necessary design analyses and studies with accompanying reports to ensure suitability of the chosen structural solutions.
Where are you going to work?
You will be working at our office in Schiedam. Working with KCI means that you will be part of an multicultural team of professionals in an informal and collegiate working atmosphere. We have a flexible Work From Home (WFH) arrangement where we offer our employees a 50/50 WFH possibility. The department where you will be working consists of 30 employees in the area of Structural and Mechanical Design and Engineering.
Which personality fits this position?
You are innovative and solution driven, practical and accurate, go for the best results every day and you can rely on a vast experience in this field of engineering. Have the ability to work independently and work well with your colleagues. You are capable to keep an overview and have organizational talent. But you also have the (communication) skills to deal well with clients, to advise them and to maintain the relationship.
What else is required for the job?
KCI the engineers considers it important for this position that you bring the following:
- Bachelor Structural or Structural Engineering;
- 8+ years’ experience in relevant discipline and market;
- 6+ years’ experience in similar position;
- Specialist in own discipline and basic knowledge exceeding own discipline;
- Experience with FEM modeling of loads and structural elements;
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Excellent structural and technical skills;
- Proficient with computer-assisted design (CAD) software.(Autocad/Solidworks);
- Good knowledge of English and preferably also Dutch (both written and verbal);
- Entitled to work in the Netherlands.
What are we doing in return?
At KCI we invest in our staff and offers career paths, educational opportunities and interesting projects. We have a market conform employment package including a competitive salary with a guaranteed salary increase by good performance, bonus, 30 vacation days (plus paid Dutch national holidays) and a defined pension contribution plan. Furthermore we offer good staff unemployment insurances of which the costs are borne by KCI.
Why should you work with KCI the engineers?
We are engineers that offer various services that bring people closer and move companies forward. We have a reputation for delivering creative concepts, with a high focus on execution down to the very last detail. We guide our customers through a complete project execution. From advice in the phases of acquisition and field development to fabrication & installation management and we consider how to decommission the structure in the future. We take care of concept-, basic- and detailed engineering and continuously nourish our organization with feedback from every stage of the project. In this way we are constantly improving our high level engineering knowledge and smart tools. Our goal is to implement cost effective solutions for our clients and to optimize the operational capability. KCI is part of SIF Group and operates independently. This is our approach for advancing and improving our business.
What does KCI the engineers as a company?
KCI The Engineers is a medium-sized engineering company that specializes in fixed assets for the Offshore Energy Industry. We have over 35 years of experience in the field of Oil & Gas and is since 2008 also active in the Renewable Energy. This concerns both new construction (‘greenfield’), modification (‘brownfield’) and decommissioning of Offshore assets, Floating structures and subsea infrastructure. Characteristic of KCI is the multidisciplinary range of services and we are able to engineer in any phase of a project.
What to do if you are interested?
Do you want to join a company that lead interesting projects also in the area of renewable energy? Please send your motivation letter and resume to HR@kci.nl. For more information about KCI, the vacancy and the application process, please contact Hans Verboon +31 10 312 62 68.