Junior Structural Engineer/Designer

Location: Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 27-06-2018

Junior Structural Engineer/Designer

We are looking for Mechanical Engineering (Werktuigbouwkunde) graduates who are ready for their first (or second) career step.
As Junior Engineer/Designer you are part of our Structural department and in this capacity you will be designing for Oil & Gas, Renewables, Equipment and Wheels related projects. Depending on your experience it is also possible to perform some engineering activities as well.

The Structural department within KCI is involved in concept, basic and detail design of Oil & Gas, Renewables, Equipment and Wheels related projects. Because the Structural department is represented in four different market segments we are able to offer a diverse work package.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and check design documents in execution phase of the project, conform legislation and regulations, technical requirements and specifications of the customer, in order to realize optimal design work;
  • Carry out design intakes or initiate design activities for projects (in close consultation with sr designer/engineer) and provide critical input to contribute to optimal resourcing of design work with high quality level;
  • Carry out (well defined) design activities in all phases of project in close supervision of sr designer / engineer who reviews and controls the work, to ensure efficient and effective realization of design work;
  • Ensure good and clear presentation of design work and organize proper documentation to ensure accessible complete up to date work;
  • Plan and monitor own work to ensure functional project requirements on scope, time and costs are met (under supervision of sr designer) to ensure delivery of requested documents within deadlines.


  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering (Werktuigbouwkunde) ;
  • Eager to learn, proactive, problem solving attitude and you are a team player;
  • You have 0 – 1 years working experience (internship) in a similar position and relevant market;
  • Preferably you have experience with drafting software such as Autocad (2D + 3D), Solidworks, Tekla, Solid Edge and/or engineering software such as: Ansys, Femap, SACS, StaadPro;
  • Good knowledge of English and preferably also Dutch (both written and verbal);
  • Competences: adaptability, critical thinking, focus on quality, problem analysis, result-orientation.

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 an attractive pension plan (middelloonregeling) 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 a.meyer@kci.nl

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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