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Structural Design Engineer

  • Jan de Nul
Aalst, Belgium
  • Jan de Nul
Aalst, Belgium


  • Design of components and steel structures for ships and offshore structures in 2D & 3D from initial design to production drawings;

  • Strength calculation and reports of steel structures by both hand calculation and Finite Element Analysis;

  • Consultation with internal departments to determine design constraints;

  • 2D & 3D drawings of steel constructions and mechanical parts;

  • Follow-up of production drawings and offer technical support to CAD designers;

  • Feasibility studies.


You have a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering Electro Mechanics/Industrial Design or a bachelor’s degree in Electro Mechanics with a couple of years relevant work experience.

You have experience with 2D & 3D design as well as experience with Finite Element Analysis and the technical knowledge for supporting hand calculations. Experience with marine design, ship structures or offshore structures is an advantage, along with knowledge of PTC Creo Elements, PTC Windchill and Ansys Mechanical.


  • Through the JDN-Academy, we offer you a permanent training trajectory;

  • Our FIT-programme allows us to monitor your well-being. The programme is centred around exercise, food and a healthy work-life balance;

  • A healthy work-life balance (flexible working hours and occasional work from home);

  • A permanent contract with 42 paid holidays (20 statutory, 12 ADV and 10 public holidays);

  • An attractive salary with thirteenth month and double holiday pay included:

  1. Meal vouchers and eco vouchers;

  2. Possibility to participate in the Flex Reward program containing bicycle and car leasing including fuel card in Belgium;

  3. Group and hospitalisation insurance;

  4. Option to iPhone with phone-data abonnement;

  5. Various staff discounts.

  • You will be part of an international growing family business where connect, respect, challenge and focus are key.

Applicable with a Belgian contract.
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