Heavy Lift Engineer

Heavy Lift Engineer

Allseas Pioneering Spirit has a current order book for numerous topsides and jacket removals as well as platform installations, added to this are several platform preparations campaigns. The heavy lift engineer is part of a multidisciplinary Agile team with creative Heavy Lift Engineers, Structural Engineers, Naval Architects and Draftsmen. This team is overseeing the concept, basic and detailed engineering phases for the projects in Allseas portfolio, ranging from the heaviest topsides and jacket lifts to date, to associated platform preparations campaigns. Basically all the engineering required for a safe and economical project execution by Allseas heavy lift fleet, utilizing the topsides lift system, jacket lift system, 5000 ton crane and support vessels capabilities.

Your role

Heavy lift engineers have a wide range of tasks covering the provision of technical solutions as well as writing operational procedures and provision of offshore support. This includes: design of topsides and jacket lift plans, destruct zones, (subsea) separation scopes, conductor removal, load transfer operations, platform preparations, crane operation and associated rigging, provision of client design input.

As heavy lift engineer you are responsible for:

  • Design and engineering: provision of solutions to facilitate the project with safe, reliable and innovative designs and procedures,

  • Support and stakeholder management: Working in a multi-disciplinary team environment aligning your work with the project engineer and the various stakeholders. Contribute to departmental development. Provision of offshore support during project execution on vessel or yard.

  • Documentation for approval: Preparation of documentation for projects covering the technical solutions, calculations, method statements and operational procedures ensuring they meet safety, performance and regulatory standards for class and/or client approval.

  • In more detail, we expect you to have In-depth understanding of concepts and principles within your discipline and a basic knowledge of these elements in other disciplines.

  • You should have good analytical skills and weigh up aspects thoroughly in complicated or novel situations. You set an example to others by drawing conclusions based on criteria, facts and previous experiences.

  • In addition to that, you can contributes independently and coach and technically supervises more junior team members.

  • Interface with various disciplines (project team, vessel crew, clients, subcontractors, certification authorities, marine warranty surveyor) to define efficient and cost effective solutions and provide ongoing engineering support

  • Stay up to date with the development of specialised equipment for installation operations


What we expect from you

  • BSc or MSc degree in Mechanical, Civil, Aerospace, or Maritime Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Relevant 4+ years experience in the offshore sector

  • Willing to travel and work offshore

  • Affinity with the offshore and marine environment is preferable

  • Interest in developments in the industry

  • Team player who is motivated to take on a technical challenge

  • Self-starter with creative and analytical skills

  • Fluent English

What we offer you

Working at Allseas means innovative ways of working in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, with creative thinking, collaboration and down-to-earth culture at its core.

You can expect

  • Competitive industry benchmarked salary and excellent pension;

  • Performance based salary raises and bonuses;

  • 30 holidays days per year, flexible working hours;

  • Extensive training and development programme, study budgets and coaching;

  • A company-sponsored fitness scheme;

  • Internal clubs, committees, parties and (sportive) events.


If you feel that you can contribute to our business by diving into this exciting opportunity, we are looking forward to receiving your CV and motivational letter! Please apply via the ‘Apply’ button.

An online personality questionnaire can be part of the selection procedure.

In our application procedure, you can read what to expect when you apply for a job at Allseas.

Field: Onshore
Discipline: Heavy Lift Engineering
Location: Delft
Workweek: 40 hours
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