Junior Surveyor

Job Responsibilities

You provide the project teams on site (from the Afsluitdijk to the tropical Maldives or even off the coast of Taiwan) with topographical and hydrographic information on the basis of which important decisions are made. On a rotational basis, with a good work/life balance, you provide information necessary for the safe, sustainable and efficient execution of works costing millions. Whether it concerns land reclamation, an offshore wind farm or the construction of a port, the project teams must be able to rely implicitly on your information. From setting up, maintaining and calibrating the advanced measuring equipment to the analyzes and processing into accurate and reliable maps.

  • A completed HBO or WO education in the field of Ocean Technology, Hydrography or similar;
  • A good command of the English language;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • A flexible attitude and the willingness to work abroad for (longer) periods;
  • Personal qualities such as stress-resistant, results-oriented, team spirit and enterprising.
  • A salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;
  • Attractive travel allowance (€0.31 per km) and home work allowance (€2 per day);
  • Additional allowances for working on board / at project locations abroad;
  • 32 vacation days (max. 7 of which are collective);
  • Variable bonus, depending on, among other things, the company result;
  • An attractive pension scheme;
  • Option for collective health insurance (Van Oord pays for your additional package);
  • Flexible work-from-home arrangement; on a full-time basis you can work from home for 2 days.
  • Extensive development opportunities, including a very extensive online academy through Goodhabitz;
  • Communities to join, such as Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • Various events and sports activities, including winter sports, sailing weekend, cycling and motorcycling.


Job location

Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands