Offshore project Engineer

    • Category: Engineering
    • Location: Rotterdam City, NL

    Are you a project engineer with experience from cable installation or other relevant offshore construction projects?

    Do you want to be part of the world’s renewable energy transformation? Then apply for the role as NKT offshore project engineer. NKT is currently expanding our offshore engineering team and are offering a unique opportunity to join one of the leading suppliers of the largest and most complex submarine cable projects.

    As part of NKT’s offshore engineering department you will be surrounded by colleagues within various offshore engineering disciplines. The engineers are deployed in project teams that are responsible for the preparation of complex projects from start to finish.

    The position is based out of Rotterdam.

    NKT’s offshore engineering department is highly versatile and regardless of the competences you hold at the moment you will be given the opportunity to broaden your engineering and project management competences.

    Team player willing to travel

    You will be working with internal stakeholders, clients and subcontractors. Regular travel to NKT’s offices in Sweden, Netherlands and project sites.

    Typical tasks and activities include:

    • Part of engineering team responsible for planning and engineering of NKT Victoria operations and for other vessels.
    • Follow up and drive project planning and deliverables
    • Develop procedures and other technical documentation for projects and tender and/or follow up on documentation produced by internal and external resources
    • Identify suitable suppliers and follow up on delivery and fabrication
    • Follow your project offshore during the installation phase
    • Support smaller development and investment projects to help expand NKT’s offshore installation capabilities and competitiveness
    • Follow your project offshore during the installation phase
    • Communicate with offshore vessel crew during planning and conceptual design
    • Determine most suitable technically solutions and methods in the tender and project phases, both from a technical, commercial and QHSE perspective.
    • Development of method statements and schedules in tender phase

    Experienced engineer

    NKT is looking for a highly motivated person that can take ownership of their work and deliver a high-quality result according to agreed deadlines.

    At NKT we want you to thrive in international and fast-moving environments, where you have the opportunity of applying your analytical abilities, practical knowledge, social skills, and integrity.

    Additionally, your CV includes:

    • An engineering degree with 3-5 years’ experience from offshore cable installation projects
    • Strong understanding of the challenges and associated risks involved when working with offshore construction projects
    • Hands-on mindset
    • Proficiency in English is required, as are strong written and spoken communication skills.

    Experience from cable installation and/or installation of flexibles/SURF is considered beneficial.

    Contact and application 

    NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.    

    Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest October 1st, 2022. 
    Tests can occur in our recruitment processes. 

    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Manager, Fabian Karlsson, or +46 073 030 40 55 or Recruiter, Hajran de Bruijn, Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

    Welcome with your application! 


    About NKT

    At the factory in Karlskrona, NKT is designing, developing and manufacturing the high-voltage power cable solutions enabling the transition to renewable energy. Here, you will join a diverse organization at an internationally recognized engineering center operating one of the most advanced high-voltage test halls, a state-of-the-art cable manufacturing and the NKT Victoria – the most sustainable cable-laying vessel in the offshore industry. 

    NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

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