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Vacancy: Field Engineer NLG, Gorinchem, Netherlands


Do you want to work with an international team of ‘can-do’ people that are developing new and innovative ways to support customers and push for a more sustainable maritime industry? 
Are you a problem-solver who enjoys new challenges and is willing to work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver excellent results to our customers time and time again? 
Are you ready to be part of a diverse team of people from around the world who are all directly linked to our organization’s success?   

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then you may be a good fit for Damen Services!  We are hiring for a range of non-technical and technical positions.

We are hiring to fill the job vacancy for Field Service Coordinator




Nice to meet you! We are Damen Services. 

Damen Services is a team of creative, entrepreneurial, and motivated people who support each other and enjoy coming to work each day.  We interact directly with Damen customers around the world, helping find solutions to challenging situations. Our team goes the distance for each other and for our customers, and we all take pride in our ability to put groups of skilled, ‘can-do’ team members together to find and implement solutions.

The role

Are you a good fit for the Field Service Engineer position at Damen Services?
As Field Service Engineer you carry out servicing and repair work. You supervise during construction and performs operational commissioning tasks.

You provide training for ships and ship systems at locations around the world, taking into account the local conditions, cultures and customs and ensures that the ships are kept in optimal operating condition.

This is a good fit if you like to the following:

  • Fixing breakdowns and carrying out maintenance, overhaul and installation work in relation to mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and process engineering on all the relevant installations on both Damen ships and other ships;
  • Supporting local shipyards with the operational commissioning of ships;
  • Instruction/training of third parties in relation to the operation, use, and maintenance of ships;
  • Performing administrative duties and drawing up project reports.

Key accountabilities



Skills & experience

We ask our future Field Service Engineer NLG to come prepared with the following now or in the near future:

You have:

  • Bachelor thinking level;
  • Good verbal and written command of the English and preferable Dutch language;
  • Independent personality with problem-solving skills and a high degree of customer orientation;
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience;
  • Knowledge of:
    • hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical engineering;
    • electrical installations;
    • explosion protection, zoning, measures and EX equipment;
    • pressure equipment;
    • combustion engines and in particular with gaseous fuels;
    • Knowledge of safety systems such as gas detection, ESD and mechanical pressure protection;
    • materials, especially for cryogenic applications;
    • inspection, testing and maintenance;
    • gas quality and phase theory.
  • Experience with:
    • in handling cryogenic gases;
    • equipment used in LNG installations, such as shut-off valves, control valves, safety devices, heat exchangers and storage tanks;
    • control and PLC systems;

You are:

  • A pragmatic, persuasive Field Service Engineer with a solid personality, fitting within a dynamic organization with a hands-on culture;
  • Decisive and at the same time flexible in your approach;
  • Decisive and works methodically;
  • Able to influence, put things into perspective and also knows how to have the patience that is sometimes needed to achieve results;
  • Well able to manage expectations.



We want to make sure you are a happy Field Service Engineer NLG, so we offer: 
The opportunity to develop yourself in this position. We are a growing organisation where Services is the driving force. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA, and that's why we continue to grow and innovate and offer plenty of opportunities. All you have to do is grab them.

We offer you:

  • Personal guidance, freedom, varied work and a work environment where your opinion counts;
  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • An International work environment;
  • Various growth and development opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.




About Damen:
Damen is a family-owned, client-driven organization that has been in operation since 1927. Our primary business involves ships, but we are not just a shipbuilder. We are a global operation of diverse people with a range of skills that deliver innovation and quality to the maritime sector. Our business priority is to deliver for the needs of the present while working to solve the challenges of the future.


Are you ready to apply?
Apply online for the position of Field Servicer Engineer LNG by scrolling down and using the apply button at the bottom of this page. 

We are looking forward to meeting you!


Do you need a bit more info, or looking for something that suits you better?
Don't hesitate to get in touch with Bealien Schot at bealien.schot@damen.comPlease send me a WhatsApp for questions or information. or explore other career opportunities at https://career.damen.com/


Damen Services does not approve of a commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered.