Senior Structural Engineer

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • The Senior Structural Engineer performs and reports the structural analysis for the structural work scope of any type of job, in line with the project’s technical specification, budget and planning;
  • You reports to the Lead (Project) Engineer on progress, setbacks and concerns when assigned to a pro-ject;
  • You will implement the HSEQ&RC requirements and assist the Lead (Project) Engineer in related meetings;
  • You will reply to Inter Discipline Checks on time and also reply to queries from site, client, certifying authority and vendor on time;
  • It’s important to signal technical risks and anomalies in projects to the Section Head Structural Engineering;
  • In the long run, you can develop to Lead Engineer when al requirements are met in the work you deliver.


  • An ambitious team player who is disciplined and loves problem analysing and –solving;
  • You have a strong planning and organization mind-set;
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical or Structural engineering, Aeronautics or Naval Architecture;
  • Currently living in the Netherlands or already in the possession of an EU passport;
  • About 8 years of relevant experience in structural engineering;
  • Advanced computer literacy, document processing and spreadsheets;
  • Knowledge of Applied Mechanics;
  • Knowledge of and experience with FE programs;
  • Knowledge of analytical calculation/design methodology of any type of job;
  • Knowledge of Python is a plus;
  • Knowledge of materials;
  • English good, verbally as well as in writing, Dutch is a plus.

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01 // Permanent contract

After a specified period at this company, you will be offered a permanent contract. In other words, this is not a temporary position or project, but a permanent appointment and the selection procedure and terms of employment are not ours but those of your future employer.

02 // Work as STAR specialist

As a STAR specialist, you will be employed by STAR and work on the most important projects of today and tomorrow. While you focus all your attention on your current assignment, your personal STAR consultant will be working on your next step. As a specialist working through STAR, we keep helping you further develop your career.

03 // Education and development

Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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