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Hydraulic Engineer

As an operator you work with a mobile crane and hammer from a ship or pontoon. You experience the seasons; no two days are the same on the water!

Our client is a family business specialised in hydraulic engineering, they contribute to better waterways. With state of the art equipment, they can develop, organize and realize solutions for hydraulic structures and dredging. In this way they contribute to keep the Netherlands safe, liveable and accessible. 


As an operator you work with a mobile crane and hammer from a ship or pontoon. You experience the seasons; no two days are the same on the water! Your activities consist of:

    • Various activities on the project location that have to do with the realization of quay and bank structures.
    • Performing minor maintenance on the crane and auxiliary equipment
    • Placing steel sheet pile structures for the realization of quay and bank structures;

You will be working on projects through The Netherlands. For projects "further away" you usually work 4 longer days and spend the night in the vicinity of the project location. Accommodation, food and drinks are of course compensated. For projects in the region you work 5 days 'normal' days without hotel stay. As a machinist you work closely with the contractor, heier, surveyor and welders.


    • TCVT foundation machine diploma or willing to achieve this;
    • Work experience as an operator on a 30 ton mobile crane or similar equipment;
    • In possession of a VCA-full certificate is an advantage.
    • Ability to work safely, accurately and in a team
    • Willing to stay "on board" Monday to Thursday (if the project requires this);
    • Fluent in Dutch;


    • Excellent working conditions based on age and experience and in accordance with CAO Bouw;
    • Prospect of permanent employment and fixed equipment;
    • Work in a values-driven family business with an informal working atmosphere;
    • Opportunities for continuous education;
    • Extras such as an overnight surcharge of € 25 net per night;


Genemuiden, The Netherlands

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Genemuiden, the Netherlands

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