Service Engineer Lifeboats & Hooks

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Come work for a company that makes a difference and help create a safer world! Do you enjoy working offshore? Are you technically strong and do you work in a solution-oriented way? Do you also believe that it is important to be able to contribute to safety at sea? Then VIKING Life-Saving Equipment B.V. may be the company you want to work for!


Do you like traveling and working on different installations? Then the SERVICE ENGINEER Lifeboats & Hooks is the position is for you!

VIKING is a leader in maritime safety and our mission is clear: we are committed to protecting and saving lives around the world. We do it through continuous innovations in safety equipment, service and training. And we bring great people together to make it happen. You have to be a proficient problem-solver and customer-oriented professional with an understanding of the technical side of things as well.


Your tasks

  • You inspect lifeboats, cranes and winches;
  • You repair and take care of maintenance of rescue equipment;
  • You will regularly work offshore;
  • You report work carried out to the planner;
  • After a job you process the associated administration.


Come work in an international environment

The working days of a service engineer are very varied. You work in the various ports of the ARA region and sometimes in Scandinavian countries. You also occasionally work with the boats in the workshop. Another day you drive directly to the ship to carry out the upgrade, 1- and 5-yearly inspection of the lifeboats and cranes on board ships together with a fellow mechanic. The next day you may get into the helicopter and work offshore for 2 weeks. After executing the service assignment, you report to the planner. You are also responsible for recording your activities via the iPad.


Who are you?

You are the customer-friendly and pleasant colleague mechanic who will strengthen our service department. For the position of Service Engineer we are looking for someone with:

  • MBO4+ education or mechanical engineering or comparable previous professional experience
  • Knowledge of mechanics, electrical engineering and hydraulics is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the maritime sector
  • Good command of the English language (Dutch is a plus)
  • Willingness (even eagerness) to work overtime in evenings and weekends
  • Driving License B


In addition, it is important that you can work well both independently and in a team. Are you flexible, stress resistant, service oriented and do you have technical insight? Then this position is really something for you!

The recruitment process is handled by MARPRO. For questions, please contact us at +31 6 5472 5675.

If interested, please upload your motivated application and CV, by clicking the apply link. You receive a confirmation when you have completed the application process. If you haven´t received a confirmation e-mail within 10 minutes after applying, please check your spam folder. In case you locate it in the spam folder, remember to white-list the domain, so you receive invitations to interviews etc.


VIKING Life-Saving Equipment is the market leader in maritime safety and the offshore industry. VIKING has developed solutions that define the standard for offshore free-fall rescue boat systems. The company offers an extensive product range for offshore applications, including a pioneering range of electric rescue boats.

Together we always strive to be the best and raise the bar when it comes to safety. We are proud to support new and exciting products as well as new markets. Our work environment is informal yet professional – and a good sense of humor is always welcome.

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