Electrical Engineer


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Job Electrical Engineer
Location Sliedrecht
Position Permanent contract
In Short

Are you a team player with initiative and accuracy? You may be our new Electrical Engineer!

  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 an Electrical Engineer, you will be part of a dedicated project team comprising of several (lead) engineers, each with their own field of expertise. Together with the lead engineer, you will make your own engineering plan for the upcoming period, starting with basic engineering and followed by the detailed engineering of each system. You will collect all the necessary technical information and functional specifications needed to successfully fulfil your duties in close cooperation with the lead engineer. In addition, you will always keep classification rules and customer requirements in mind. 

You will produce a wide range of technical documents, including:

  • overall single line drawings 
  • multi-line drawings of electrical cabinets
  • cable block/cable connection diagrams 
  • cabinet layout drawings
  • general arrangement plans (lighting/sockets/fire/signal columns)
  • technical specifications for quotations and purchasing
  • calculations for various on-board systems.

Your profile

To be eligible for this position, you must have the following: 

  • technical bachelor or master degree specialisation electrotechnology or mechatronics 
  • knowledge and experience of EPLAN P8, CAD systems and Microsoft Office (essential) 
  • technical knowledge of installation works (preferably on vessels and/or the offshore industry) 
  • working experience in a comparable role (desirable)
  • the ability to write and speak both Dutch and English, and to work independently
  • excellent communication skills (to establish strong relationships within the project team)
  • willingness to flourish in a growing organisation
  • only candidates with EU work visa (residents) will be considered as viable candidates.

Our offer

IHC Drives & Automation BV offers a challenging and responsible position in a dynamic and innovative organisation with an open and informal atmosphere. You will work in a stimulating environment of like-minded technicians and customers. In addition, we are committed to the personal development of our employees and will offer you ample scope to progress your skills. Excellent labour conditions, including good educational opportunities, a variable share of the profits and flexible working hours are typical terms within our company.

Our organisation

As a Electrical Engineer, you will work for IHC Drives & Automation, a rapidly-growing organisation specialising in the development, engineering, implementation and integration of electrical installations, electrical propulsion systems and associated platform automation. Their scope of application includes trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers, offshore support vessels and applications in deep seabed mining. IHC Drives & Automation is based in Sliedrecht, and its dedicated teams operate at the very front of today’s technological capabilities.

Royal IHC (IHC) is 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 don't 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.


Are you interested in the position of Electrical Engineer and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly through our website: www.royalihc.com/careers or by using the apply button.

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


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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