Project Engineer

Function Description

As Project Engineer you contribute to hydrodynamic challenges in various marine-related projects, like conventional oil and gas, but also offshore wind, floating solar, seaweed farming, etc. You are responsible for the technical execution of the marine projects by o.a. performing hydrodynamic analysis, providing out-of-the-box and innovative solutions, preparing method statements and making sure that these procedures are followed during the operation. You will work in a team, potentially at the Client’s location, where you support the Project Manager and Operations Manager. The Project Engineer has the authority to give advice, both on his/her own initiative and upon request, related to engineering analyses, calculations, methods, and procedures.

Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Perform engineering, technical project preparation and execution support for marine offshore;
  • Develop offshore execution methods for offshore projects, the nomination of required equipment, concept and detail design of lifting arrangements, etc related to:
    • Vessel Workability;
    • Heavy lift operations;
    • Cable Installation;
    • Design of offshore structures;
    • Transport and installation of offshore structures;
  • Assess client’s requirements, understand commercial drivers in a project and comment on engineering queries;
  • Structure unstructured scopes of work and identify technical opportunities taking into account the overall context;
  • Present the analyses result or procedures in project reports for the clients;
  • Prepare, review and organize a review of internal and external deliverables (drawings, report, Project Execution Plans and procedures when required);
  • Interface with experts, the various departments and clients;
  • Inform the Project / Operations Manager about the progress of the work regularly;
  • Knowledge of, affinity with innovations in marine energy market;
  • Assist at client office location during the design/engineering phase of a project, if and when required;
  • Assist offshore during the execution phase of a project, if and when required.

Your Profile

  • A Bachelor or Master degree in Offshore, Mechanical, Civil or Maritime Engineering.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an engineer in the Offshore Industry.
  • Experience with several of the below:
    • Finite Element Modeling (FEM), preferably ANSYS;
    • Hydrodynamic software, preferable Orcaflex;
    • CAD software;
    • MS Office.


  • Analytic and pragmatic thinking;
  • Proactivity;
  • Flexibility and Entreprunal;
  • Strong sense of responsibility and hands-on mentality;
  • Strong oral and verbal communication skills;
  • Team player and solution-minded;
  • Fluent in both verbal and written English

Our Profile
In return, we offer you to be part of a young, enthusiastic and dynamic team. You will be working in an innovative and pleasant work environment in Amsterdam and/or Rotterdam. We have a work hard play hard mentality, where we value social activities outside the working environment. Our focus is a healthy balance between work and private life and the well-being of our colleagues. We offer good terms of employment and the opportunity for personal growth and development.

Mocean Offshore is an independent engineering & consultancy firm, specializing in hydrodynamics and optimizing marine operations. Mocean Offshore was founded in 2013 by Jelte Kymmell, who saw an opportunity of optimizing marine operations via hydrodynamic analysis. Over the years the company has grown to a team of 20FTE academic engineers with practical offshore installation know-how. Our clients are operators, contractors, engineering companies, private investors, consultants, etc.

We have a young and dynamic team with a no-nonsense mentality. A flat, open organization, with short communication lines. Own initiative is being highly stimulated. Sister companies as MO4 and Blue Economy Experts are spin-offs initiated and developed by our staff. Blue Economy Experts is working on CO2 reducing marine projects, such as floating wind, floating solar, seaweed farming and hydrogen.

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Please send your resume and cover letter to or fill in the form below. In your cover letter, please indicate why you want to work with us and what you feel you can add to our team.
We look forward to hearing from you.

For this vacancy Mocean Offshore does not accept applications from agencies.

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