As a Principal Engineer at TWD UK you assist with the design of bespoke structural and mechanical installation tools for a wide variety of civil and offshore construction projects. Each project is a team effort where client requirements are translated into a functional design. You participate in creative problem solving, advise the design team when required and perform checks to ensure designs of high quality are delivered. You will also liaise with Principal Engineers in our partner offices to develop and improve the body of knowledge, processes and company standards of TWD.

The impact of your knowledge, creativity and experience on a contractor’s installation project is significant. This challenges you and your colleagues constantly. The fast-paced projects require your advice from design to construction and will provide a quick and satisfying reward for your efforts.



  • At least 8 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent structural, mechanical, and operational knowledge of marine and coastal civil works
  • Knowledge of steel design and constructions, piling, concrete, transport and installation operations
  • Creative and problem-solving competency
  • Passionate about developing a young office and its employees to a higher level
  • Freelance basis preferred, but a part-time solution can be agreed upon
  • Working from our London office is required for at least part of the time
  • Knowledge of relevant standards and codes like DNV-GL, British Standards, etc.



TWD is an established Dutch engineering company, with about 160 employees and 12 years of experience in the Netherlands. Working at TWD UK means working in a company with creative, talented and ambitious people. Together with young, yet professional team members you work on challenging and interesting projects. We work hard to deliver quality and finish projects in time, but there is also time to have coffee and lunch together and to enjoy fun group activities on a regular basis.

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If interested, please send your cover letter and CV to or contact HR via +44 (0)20 3808 3703

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