Offshore WTG engineer (IJmuiden)

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  • looking after the daily performance of the offshore wind turbines

  • regularly goes offshore to monitor safety, quality and progress of work

  • fast changing business, leaving much room for growth

Why choose for Eneco?

Eneco is a company with international operations in the area of sustainable energy and innovation. With its One Planet plan Eneco is taking an important and ambitious step in becoming climate neutral in 2035 together with its customers.  We invest in wind farms, district heating and solar parks in order to increase the supply of renewable energy. Furthermore, we develop innovative products and services that allow our clients take control over the manner in which they generate, store, use or share energy. Offshore Wind makes an important contribution to Eneco's ambition to further scale up its sustainable energy production.


Offshore wind is characterized by lightning-fast development of technology as well as changing market conditions and regulations. Eneco's offshore portfolio currently consists of 6 wind farms: Prinses Amaliawindpark, Luchterduinen, Blauwwind, Norther and Seamade are operational and Crosswind will be completed in 2023. The Asset Management & Operations team makes an important contribution to continuous improvement based on its knowledge and experience.


Eneco is continuously looking to expand its portfolio by participating in competitive tenders for concessions of new offshore windfarms in the Northwest of Europe. Besides that, Eneco actively assists its shareholders in developing offshore wind in Japan.

What you’ll do

You will be responsible for coordinating the daily operations and maintenance activities of the wind turbines at Prinses Amaliawindpark and Luchterduinen. You will ensure the seamless functioning of our operations, monitor performance, and uphold the highest standards of safety and efficiency. Your role will encompass reviewing alarms and malfunctions, implementing initiatives to enhance reliability, conducting safety walks and quality inspections offshore, and prioritising work scope with the contractors. You will be part of the WTG team looking after these windfarms, based in our O&M building in the port of IJmuiden.

Is this about you?

You can quickly master your new environments and situations. You are pro-active, structured and pay attention to detail. You can influence and lead others in a positive manner and contribute to a positive work environment. You are comfortable working offshore and at heights, coping with the respective challenges this brings.


  • Technical education in a relevant field;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in the wind industry and/or offshore O&M, preferably in a supervisory role.
  • Strong team player, collaborating and connecting people;
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing English and Dutch;
  • Proactive nature with a demonstrated ability to take initiative and drive results;
  • Comfortable working offshore and at heights.

You’ll be responsible for

  • Compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental requirements
  • Daily checking of new alarms, malfunctions and sub-optimal performance of the wind turbines
  • Weekly priority setting of maintenance activities with Vestas
  • Monitoring of safety and quality of the executed work and turbine status offshore
  • Tracking progress of all maintenance activities
  • Review service reports and method statements/risk assessments/procedures
  • Allocation and categorisation of downtime for analysis and reporting
  • Alarm analysis and eliminating structural problems by means of root cause analysis
  • Ensuring reliable day-ahead availability forecasts to the trade floor
  • Support with incident investigation

This is where you’ll work

The operations team is based in our office in the port of IJmuiden with a wonderful view over the North Sea. The Eneco Wind Operations Offshore (EWOO) department consists of dedicated WTG teams, a central Balance of Plant team, asset analysts, HSE and ecology specialists. You will report to the operations manager also based in IJmuiden. Our specialists are located at Eneco HQ in Rotterdam and the Borssele windfarms are managed from our office in Ostend . Eneco has a hybrid office policy: 40% of the week at the office, 40% working from home and 20% flexible.

What we have to offer

Gross year salary of
between €45.000 and €64.000

Including 8% holiday allowance, a good pension and parental leave.

FlexBudget on top of
your gross salary

Have it paid out, use it to buy extra holiday days or save it up for something nice - it's up to you.

Personal and professional growth

Eneco is fully committed to help you in your personal and professional development.

Hybrid working, at home or in the office

You work 40% at the office and 40% at home. The other day you decide what works best for you.

Working at Eneco is for everyone

Our customers are diverse, and so are we. More than 3,000 Eneco-talents ensure an open, pleasant culture in which everyone can grow and thrive. In this way we create the ideal situation for creative insights and innovative solutions. And we can use that to achieve our ambitious mission: to be climate neutral by 2035. You know what the fun is? We can never have enough talent at Eneco. So get in touch and apply. 

Werken bij Eneco is voor iedereen
Samen naar klimaatneutraal

Together towards climate neutrality

Ask a colleague about our joint mission and you will hear it again and again: Eneco wants to be climate neutral by 2035. Everyone works together to realize this ambition. We help customers switch to sustainable energy with good advice and smart, affordable products. We develop wind farms, install large solar roofs and invest in heat networks. We see opportunities everywhere. Are you in?

This is how the application procedure goes

Want to know more about this job function?

Do you want to know more about this vacancy? Koen Vos, WTG asset manager for both windfarms, is happy to answer your questions via +316 4310 8755.

For more information about the application process, call our Recruiter Patricia van Duijvenvoorde via +316 3164 3611


Apply immediately? That is of course also possible, via our recruitment system. Click on the button below and send your resume with motivation. You will receive a response as soon as possible.


An online assessment and a (pre) employment screening form part of our selection procedure.

Questions about the application procedure

Feel free to contact our recruiter:

Patricia van Duijvenvoorde


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