Commissioning Operations Technician


Job Commissioning Operations Technician
Location Kinderdijk
Discipline Production, Project Management
Education MBO senior secondary vocational education
Position Permanent position
In Short

Are you the Commissioning Operations Technician who will take IHC Shipbuilding to the next level?

  1. Open
  2. Interviews scheduled (applications are still possible)
  3. Second round of interviews (check with the recruitment team if applications are still possible)
  4. Final interviews (applications are not possible anymore)
  5. Vacancy filled (applications are not possible anymore)
  1. Vacancy available
  2. Interviews scheduled
  3. Second round of interviews
  4. Final interviews
  5. Vacancy filled
Your job

As a Commissioning Operations Technician your work involves commissioning and transferring mechanical installations on board the ships that Royal IHC will complete at different locations to build standard and / or custom-built dredging ships. During the commissioning process, all equipment and systems present are installed and tested, resulting in a properly functioning whole or ‘dredging plant’.

You are partly responsible for purchasing the main motors, auxiliary machinery and systems, and electrical machines and switchboards. Your work also includes transferring systems to customers and classification societies. Cooperation with other departments and IHC units is essential for completing these tasks.

Your profile

We are looking for a Commissioning Operations Technician who can start working independently at a new ship construction yard for complex dredging and offshore ships.

  • you think and work at the higher vocational education (HBO) level
  • you have a degree in shipbuilding/marine engineering at the senior secondary vocational education (MBO+) level or a similar level, and extensive experience with the construction of dredging equipment and/or ships
  • knowledge of hydraulics is required, affinity with PLCs is a pre
  • communicating in English is not a problem for you.
The position is full-time. Commissioning Operations Technicians also go on sea trials, which means that several times a year you will be away from home for a number of continuous days.

In addition, we expect you to:
  • be flexibly deployable. Within reason, we expect you to be flexible in terms of your work location in The Netherlands and, if necessary (temporarily) abroad
  • work well in a team and be capable of clearly communicating expectations and goals to colleagues, third-party employees and suppliers
  • have good communication skills – you earn the confidence of the people around you by combining expertise with good communication skills
  • be independent
  • have good organisational, coordination and interpersonal skills for maintaining relationships with employees, subcontractors and other departments.

Our offer

Royal IHC offer you a challenging fulltime job within a successful and dynamic company with a reputation for being a worldwide leader in technological innovation. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, travel allowance, profit share, pension allowance, training courses and at least 40 days of leave per year.

Our organisation

As a Commissioning Operations Technician you will work at IHC Holland, based in Kinderdijk. This organisation is constantly developing its design and construction activities for the specialised maritime sector. IHC Holland has a focus on innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support for the dredging industry.

IHC Shipbuilding is part of Royal IHC (IHC), the global market leader in the construction of specialized ships for wet mining and dredging activities, and an important player in the field of complex custom-built offshore ships. However, we do not stop there. For every ship, we also develop advanced equipment that is integrated seamlessly. In addition, we offer life-cycle support to our customers, which is available worldwide and for the lifetime of our products. If you look at our customer base, you will find prominent dredging companies, oil and gas conglomerates, offshore contractors and national governments. With offices worldwide, IHC has an international orientation. Today we have 3,000 colleagues working in various locations across The Netherlands and overseas. For more information about IHC please check:


Are you interested in the position of Commissioning Operations Technician and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: or by using the apply button.

For more information about Royal IHC, the vacancy and the application process, please visit or call the Staffing department on +31 (0)88-015 4444.

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


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