Hydrodynamic Engineer

Are you excited about dynamics, mechatronics and/or marine technology? Do you have a strong affinity with in-depth (hydro)dynamic analyses? Or more generally with mechatronic system design? Do you also have a strong practical urge not to overcomplicate things? This skillset, “joy of simplicity” mindset and your entrepreneurial attitude make you a perfect fit for TWD!

Foundations of Your Job

As a Hydrodynamic Engineer at TWD, your main focus is on developing simple and effective methodologies for operations and pieces of equipment. You begin with ingenious hand calculations to establish the principles of your methods and gradually progress to detailed (hydro)dynamic simulations. Your work demonstrates the operational effectiveness to clients and identifies key factors impacting installation challenges.

A glimpse of your responsibilities:

  • You design simple and effective methodologies for executing operations and utilizing equipment
  • You consider physics, (dynamic) force paths, eigenmodes, damping, body interaction, etc., and assess whether they significantly impact your simulations
  • You create kinematic/dynamic models and integrate them into the design if the equipment is actively operated
  • You guide the optimization of the mission equipment’s operational performance as a vital member of a team of engineers and designers
  • You build prototypes/demonstrators, visit clients, and witness firsthand what you are working on
  • You stay connected to reality and ensure your designs are simple, safe, and effective
  • You prioritize simplicity and practicality in your work

What Makes You Great

As a Hydrodynamic Engineer at TWD, you are a passionate, quick learner and have strong technical insight. You like collaboration, and you are a good communicator, which makes you excel as a team player. With using your enthusiasm and experience as a problem-solver, you come up with ingenious solutions. You are self-driven, responsible, and committed to get the job done.

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

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a technical field, including but not limited to:
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Aerospace Engineering
  • You have 0-2 years of working experience as a Hydrodynamic Engineer, Mechatronics Engineer, or System Dynamics Engineer
  • Programming skills are required, preferably in Python
  • Experience with specialized software such as Ansys AQWA and Orca Flex is a plus

TWD – A Fun Challenge to Be 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 250 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

Working at TWD means working in an exciting, fast-paced industry and making a difference in shaping a more sustainable future. We offer 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, non-nonsense, diverse, and informal – valuing your ideas and contributions.

Working at TWD includes:

  • A salary starting from € 3,300 gross per month, depending on your experience
  • 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.

Career Development

People are the backbone of TWD. We care about your development and encourage you to take the lead. We provide unique opportunities where you can develop on-the-job as well as through workshops and training. Read more to get a glimpse of your future career path!