Deputy Lead Engineer

Are you a passionate project engineer with leadership experience and strong technical engineering skills? Do you have a drive to make a significant impact on a diverse range of on- and offshore construction projects? If the answers are yes, then we are looking for you!

Foundations Of Your Job

As a Deputy Lead Engineer at TWD, you are ready to take on a big project, which will prepare you for a more leading role in the short term. You will start with typical Project Engineer responsibilities, designing unique structural and mechanical installation tools for construction projects. At the same time, you will be responsible for the entire project, including its quality, budget, planning, and project members. You will also manage client and (parent) suppliers communication for this project.

After you have mastered this role, you will start acting more as a sparring partner in the design process, which includes overseeing new client requests, planning, and client relations. Additionally, you will be the main responsible for the management and development of multiple project teams, consisting of 10-15 members. You will be involved with People & Culture in recruiting new team members and contribute to TWD’s overall growth by interfacing with other departments within TWD.

A glimpse of your responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with your team to create functional designs that meet the project requirements.
  • Working with your team to conduct the technical set up and execution of detailed calculations and reports.
  • Acting as a liaison between the team and the client.
  • Setting up, monitoring, and communicating the project planning and corresponding budget, assuring quality and timely delivery.
  • Supporting the development and growth of project members.
  • Recognizing sales opportunities within projects and writing quotations.
  • Close cooperation with senior engineers and designers for company-wide improvements.
  • Identifying sales opportunities within projects and preparing quotations.
  • Monitoring client satisfaction.
  • Managing and developing your team within the TWD vision.

What Makes You Great

As a Deputy Lead Engineer at TWD, you bring a wealth of experience in client communication and managing multiple project teams. Your passion for learning and your strong technical insight make you an invaluable asset to our team. Your excellent people skills guarantee that your team can exploit their full potential. You are a communicative team player, excelling at guiding and training fellow team members. Your adaptability and ability to devise ingenious, pragmatic solutions ensure success in any project. With your enthusiasm, self-drive, and eagerness to thrive in an innovative environment, you are the perfect fit for our team.

You are the perfect match for TWD if you also have the following skills and experience:

  • You have 4+ years of working experience in engineering.
  • You have prior working experience in project management.
  • You have prior working experience leading a project team.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a technical field, including but not limited to:
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Aerospace Engineering

TWD – A Fun Challenge to Be A Part of

At TWD we love to create construction methods and design installation equipment. We achieve creative, simple, and efficient solutions through dedicated teamwork. Thanks to our core values – Fun, Development, and Happy Clients – we grow at a rapid pace with over 300 talented people in five locations: Rotterdam, London, Athens, Taipei and Perth.

Every day we contribute to the energy transition and key infrastructure projects worldwide. We do this by offering innovative design solutions to our clients, mainly in the offshore wind and heavy civils industry.

Why You Will Love Working at TWD

TWD offers a collaborative and supportive working environment that will stimulate you to take the lead in your professional and personal development. Our people describe TWD’s culture as open, no-nonsense, diverse, and informal – valuing your ideas and contributions.

Working at TWD includes:

  • 8% holiday allowance per year
  • Collective pension
  • Monthly travel allowance
  • 25 holidays per year and compensation of overtime
  • A healthy and sustainable free lunch buffet, prepared daily in our own Lunchroom
  • An exciting company trip each year where TWD offices come together
  • Friday afternoon drinks and special TWD events such as sports events, pub quizzes, ladies’ night, and various social gatherings

Join Our Team!

Do you have what it takes to join our team? We are happy to meet you! Submit your CV and motivation letter through the apply button. We will get in touch with you within one working week.

At TWD, we celebrate diversity and inclusivity, welcoming individuals from all backgrounds. We continuously work on enhancing our recruitment process, ensuring fairness and inclusiveness at every step.

  • Technical
  • Rotterdam (NL)

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