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(Senior) Electrical Engineer – Hoofddorp


Bluewater is a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems (SPM) and operator of Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO). Since its foundation in 1978, Bluewater has built a technological lead specialising in design, development, lease and operation of tanker-based production and storage systems, and has become a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems.

Bluewater currently owns and operates a number of Floating Production Storage and Offloading Systems (FPSOs): the Glas Dowr, the Aoka Mizu, the Bleo Holm, the Hæwene Brim and Munin.

The department Operations Technical Management is responsible for the definition, development and implementation of the relevant Floating Production division’s corporate technical operational strategies, standards, routines, programs and procedures in support of Bluewater’s overall FPSO fleet performance management. The department is responsible for the strategy and control of the overall corporate maintenance management system. Furthermore the department is also responsible for monitoring and auditing the adherence to, compliance with and is responsible for the governance over the abovementioned technical operational processes. The department direct the relevant operational technical authorities. All in accordance with the Floating Production division’s management and organizational structure, to obtain maximum value of the asset and to contribute to the realization of the company’s goals and strategy.


The (Senior) Electrical Engineer is responsible for the continuous improvement of the safe and efficient operation of the process facilities and must perform the duties of Process Technical Focal Point on the Bluewater FPSO fleet.
You will provide technical advice and support to the department and contribute to the review of performance standards for process related safety and environmental critical elements based on applicable regulations, client requirements, best industry practices and lessons learned.

Furthermore you will perform audits on operations activities, standard, procedures and manuals and you will provide assistance and advice as required to efficiently execute modifications and non-routine operations, including attendance at HAZOP’s/HAZID’s and safety reviews. In this position you will report regularly to the Section Head Floating Production Engineering on project/personal achievements and corporate/department matters. You will be working from our office in Hoofddorp.


We are looking for a forward thinking candidate with strong planning and organizational skills. You will offer pro-active assistance, solve problems and initiate improvements. Preferably you are already living and working in the Netherlands. Furthermore you have:
• a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering
• 8-10 years of experience in a similar position in offshore and/or oil and gas industry environment
• fluent in English, both written and verbal
• detailed knowledge of high voltage and relevant codes and standards
• affinity with technical matters and in-depth analysis of technical problems
• good understanding of a multicultural 24/7 production environment and willingness to travel


We offer a fulltime, challenging position within an international environment. A market conform gross yearly salary, including a 13th month, holiday allowance, a non-contributory pension plan and a collective medical insurance.


For more information please contact Vanessa Walstra,
+31 (23) 711 5500.


If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the ‘Apply’ button in this vacancy. This will lead you further through the application.

Please note that this is a permanent staff position. Interim candidates should not apply. We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the Netherlands.

Due to the high rate of response, acquisition by agencies is not appreciated and will not be responded to.

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