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Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7, is a uniquely capable and experienced partner for the delivery of offshore wind farm projects as well as specialist heavy lifting and cable installation services. With combined expertise in project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, heavy lifting and cable installation services, Seaway 7 delivers these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including EPCI, T&I and BoP (Balance of Plant), to our clients in the offshore Renewables and Oil & Gas sector.

Seaway 7 operates from 4 main offices:

  • Heavy Lifting (Zoetermeer, Netherlands)  

Transportation and installation of offshore structures

  • Offshore Cables (Leer, Germany)  

Installation of submarine cables & umbilicals, trenching and IMR related business

  • EPC (Aberdeen, UK) 

Delivery of EPC solutions for the Renewables sector

  • Integrated Solutions and Floating Wind (Paris, France)

Delivery of integrated T&I solutions for the Renewables sector and Floating Wind development

We are looking for a fulltime Naval Architect to join our Specialist Engineering Department in Zoetermeer.

The Naval Architect fulfills the Specialist Engineering role within the installation and development projects.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Perform single and multi-body motion behaviour and workability analysis for marine          operations
  • Perform mooring and dynamic positioning analysis
  • Calculate strength and stability of crane vessels and transportation barges
  • Perform load out, transportation and towage engineering
  • Prepare design documents and in-house analysis reports
  • Develop engineering tools, specifications, guidelines and procedures
  • Contribute to internal meetings, client meetings, yard visits, mobilisations and offshore works
  • Keep track of relevant technology developments

Capability Profile / Qualifications:

  • BSc/ /MSc degree in Naval Architecture, Marine or Offshore Technology
  • Experience in offshore or shipbuilding is preferred
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of relevant software (AQWA, Shipshape, Matlab, GMoor, DPCap, MS Office) is preferred
  • Good command of English

We offer:

A full-time job (40 hours per week) in an internationally orientated company in Zoetermeer. As well as a salary conforming to the market norm, we also offer excellent secondary terms and conditions.

Please be aware that we’re looking for someone who’s willing to join Seaway 7 as an employee and we’re not hiring (independent) contractors for this position. We aim to source this vacancy by our own means. Information: 

If you wish to apply or if you want to learn more about Seaway 7, please visit our website You can also contact Rob Olijslager (Manager HR Services) on +31 79 363 77 00 with any questions you may have.