Structural/Mechanical Designer

Location: Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 19-03-2018

Structural/Mechanical Designer

We are looking for professionals who can design equipment for pile lay or cable lay vessels/barges.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing several equipment for pipe lay or cable lay vessels/ barges such as but not limited to: tensioners, winches, stingers, carousels, loading arm, chute, cranes, pile gripers and grillage & seafastening.


  • Bachelors in Structural Mechanical Engineering;
  • +4 years of experience as Structural Mechanical Designer, preferably within relevant working environment;
  • Software experience: proficient user of Solidworks or SolidEdge is a must, user experience of AutoCad and Tekla is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of International rules and standards applicable to offshore designs;
  • Experience with Designer machinery in an offshore/maritime environment;
  • Good knowledge of English and preferably also Dutch (both written and verbal);
  • Pro-active and problem solving attitude, analytic, flexible, team player;
  • Coaching and leading experience (preference).

About KCI the engineers

KCI is a multidisciplinary engineering firm providing full design, engineering and consultancy services to the Oil & Gas, Renewables, Equipment and Observation Wheels market. We design and engineer complete platforms and infrastructure for the Oil & Gas and Renewables Industry, deck lay outs, cable & pipe laying solutions for Marine Environment, great observation wheels and much more!
Within KCI we attach great value to an open an accessible working atmosphere with an international cultural mix of people. 

Remuneration & Benefits

You will receive a market-oriented salary that will match your skills and experience. Furthermore we have 31 (paid) holidays – excluding Dutch national holidays – and we offer a pension plan (beschikbare premieregeling) in which your own contribution is only 2%. We also have several staff insurance which works in favor of our employees.

For further information, please contact

Alexander Meyer – HR Officer

How to apply

Please click the “apply now” button and follow the steps to upload your resume. When you have applied for this vacancy and you do not hear form us within 2 weeks, then you have not been selected for the position.
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