Vacature Structures Engineer

Structures Engineer in Vlissingen

Structures Engineer

About us

Get on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in Vlissingen, Schiedam, Romania, Germany, and Indonesia. We are the naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs globally 12,000 professionals. Damen Naval supplies advanced naval vessels to customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in the shipbuilding sector. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?

The role

Damen Naval is on the lookout for a skilled Structures Engineer to be a crucial part of our team in Vlissingen, Netherlands. In this role, you will dive into the world of ship structure engineering, utilizing 2D and 3D modelling software to meet client and regulatory requirements. Working in collaboration with a team of structural engineers and analysts under the guidance of a Team Lead, you will contribute to the creation of construction plans, drawings, and arrangements while considering factors like weight, producibility, and maintainability.

Key accountabilities

As Structures Engineer your key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing construction plans, section, and foundation drawings, as well as outer deck arrangements using 2D and 3D CAD software.
  • Collaborating with a dynamic team to deliver top-notch solutions to our clients.
  • Assisting in technical analysis and ensuring full compliance with applicable requirements and specifications.
  • Contributing to the ongoing development of the engineering department and the establishment of project standards.

Skills & experience

To excel as Structures Engineer, you should possess the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Secondary vocational education (MBO-4) related to the structures discipline.
  • At least two years of experience in ship structure engineering, coupled with knowledge of structures, preferably in ships or offshore installations.
  • Familiarity with class and statutory regulations, along with proficiency in 2D and 3D CAD systems (Cadmatic Hull, Catia, or Solidworks).
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn from others.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent references antecedents because a pre-employment security screening is a standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship combined with an EU work visa are both required for our employees given the military nature of projects.

What we offer

At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. We also provide our employees with:

  • A competitive salary and 8% holiday pay.
  • 27 holidays and 13 ADV days.
  • Travel allowance of 21 cents per kilometre.
  • PME-pension arrangement with an employer contribution of 60%.
  • Profit sharing based on company results.
  • Working from home policy and other benefits including a bicycle plan and company fitness.


Are you interested in the position of Structures Engineer, and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via the Damen Career Portal .

For more information about the vacancy, Damen Naval or the application process, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Career Portal or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Functie:structural engineer
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:1 – 40

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