Be proactive & Apply! Structural Engineer Hull opportunities in Schiedam (local contract)

Req Id:  7041
Job Family:  Engineering - Structural

Schiedam, NL, 3115JD


As an SBMer, we value the contribution you are already making today.  Now, see how a role change can develop you, and us, even more.


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 


Job description:

In your role of Structural Hull Engineer you are responsible for the structural analysis and design of offshore floating structures.

Your also contribute to ensure that knowledge and expertise is maintained and expanded to deliver high-quality and cost-effective designs of SBM products.

Your tasks may involve:

  • Do strength verifications of tanker conversions and new build hulls of FPSO and FLNG projects.
  • Structural and naval design of tanker conversions and new build hulls of FPSO and FLNG projects.
  • Support to the Technology Development department for FPSO, FLNG and Renewable product lines in bringing new products and technology to the market.
  • Support to the vessel acquisition department in the selection of donor tankers for conversion to FPSO or FLNG.
  • Support 3D modelling and 2D drawing activities
  • Offshore inspection of tankers and yard support during conversion & new build projects.
  • Fleet support activity


Job requirements:

You have an MSc or BSc degree or equivalent (i.e. Professional Certification) in Offshore Structures / Naval Architecture with the specialism of structural analysis of floating structures.

You have approximately 5 years of relevant working experience in the field of floating structural design

  • Good experience and technical knowledge of structural analysis of global and local hull structures.
  • Experience with finite element software FEMAP
  • Good knowledge of floating structure design process, from the conceptual phase to the construction phase.
  • Familiar with rules of classification societies (i.e. ABS, DNV GL, BV and Lloyds).
  • Experience in Engineering & Design of floating units in the Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Knowledge of structural interfaces with related disciplines i.e. mooring structure integrations, topside Integrations and other equipment integrations.
  • Professional communication in English (verbal and written)



Behaviors & inter-personal skills - Key points:

  • Team spirit and good communication skills
  • Autonomous and able to think out of the box
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Curious and motivated to propose and/or explore new ideas





SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.