Stolt-Nielsen USA Incorporated

  • Project Engineer BWT project

    Job Locations NL-Rotterdam
    # of Openings
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    Within the Ship owning department of Stolt Tankers we are looking for a Project Engineer to join the team. This concerns a 4-year project to implement the Ballast Water Treatment Requirements.

    As the BWT Project Engineer, your main duty is to coordinate and co-manage the technical projects needed to meet the BWT requirements on our ships, 70 in total. The goal is to finish in 2022.

    The system(s) are to be installed on all vessels to be in line with the environmental requirements globally enforced by the IMO as well as the “local” regulators like the US coastguard to prevent that foreign species will invade local virgin waters.

    Presently the market has a variety of technologies and makers which we shortlisted to a bare few.

    The next step is to perform the installation of this equipment which are to be installed during the vessels drydocks worldwide where proper planning is mandatory, and a constant communication line is needed between our leading project engineer, makers, designers, facilitators, procurement/transport department, superintendent and local company representatives.

    You will be permanently stationed locally at our Rotterdam office to be part of the home base.


    • Coordinate and manage technical projects for the ships in the existing fleets, focusing on ballast water treatment technology
    • Discuss progress of projects with project managers and within the organization
    • If required, prepare Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) cases and follows the budget on the running projects
    • Liase permanently with the designers of the vessel projects for full scope progress
    • Stay in contact with Shipyards, Suppliers, Classification Societies and Governmental Institutions
    • Have contact with internal and external customers and service providers
    • Be informed on new developments in the industry that will (in the future) effect Company operations
    • Develop skills related to technical management of ships
    • Screen the industry publications and identify possible equipment/ solutions for the current or future project


    • Master’s degree Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering. Or a bachelor’s degree combined with practical engineering or sea going experience
    • Fluent in English
    • Knowledge of designing shipboard systems, ships structures at Shipowner, Classification Societies and/or Shipyards for a minimum of two years
    • Knowledge of ship construction/designing/repairs is preferred
    • Proficient use of MS Office Applications and ability to pick up quickly on specialized software if required


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