Engineer Power Distribution Navy Ships – Schiedam


As an Engineer Power Distribution, you will be responsible for independently setting up the overall power distribution on board a navy vessel.


At RH Marine, we realise the system integration of electrical and automation systems on board naval vessels, submarines and luxury superyachts. A complex but fascinating field of work full of innovations. Every ship is custom-made for the customer and after christening we remain responsible for maintenance and upgrades. So it remains ‘our baby’ throughout the life cycle. You will work in one of our engineering departments. They handle system integration, electrical design and automation for both new-build projects and upgrades of systems on board luxury super yachts, naval vessels and submarines. For the electrical engineering and system integration projects, we are looking for a System Engineer for our Schiedam office to expand. We offer you the opportunity to grow into the role of Technical Project Manager. This is a full-time position.


As Engineer Power Distribution, you are responsible for independently setting up the total power distribution on board a naval vessel. Based on your extensive knowledge and experience in electrical engineering, you are the point of contact for the project team and the customer. You oversee all project phases (engineering, production, implementation and commissioning). Your concrete tasks include:

  • setting up complete distribution systems;
  • designing switchboards;
  • making short-circuit calculations
  • doing selectivity studies;
  • (commissioning) detailed design;
  • drawing up technical specifications
  • selecting components and materials to be used
  • analysing complex issues to arrive at new system solutions;
  • editing and assessing technical data
  • consulting with client/user and classification societies;
  • Ensuring that the systems and installations meet the requirements of both the client and the certifying bodies;
  • attending internal and external FATs and possibly the HAT and SAT for complex systems.


For the position of Engineer Power Distribution, we are looking for an experienced independent engineer who can manage a small team of Electrical Engineers on the technical content. You have good, clear communication skills, both oral and written in Dutch and English. In addition, you possess:

  • Knowledge of electrical engineering at college level;
  • Extensive experience with electrical power distribution;
  • Good knowledge of materials related to electronic or control engineering systems and components;
  • Knowledge of and experience with Eplan is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of the requirements of classification authorities is an advantage.


A great company to work for with a rich history and a bright future, with a strong focus on innovation. You will join one or more project teams, which are managed by a Project Manager. These can be new-build projects as well as service and refit projects of naval vessels or submarines. What you have engineered, you can ultimately see reflected in our workshop! Collegiality is high; a good atmosphere and cooperation are indispensable to successfully carry out our complex work. No project is the same and every project is special. The end result is always a beautiful sailing ship on which everything works. Work you can be proud of! The terms of employment are as follows:

  • A salary between € 3,950, – and € 5,830, – gross per month, depending on knowledge and experience;
  • 8% holiday pay;
  • 25 holidays and 13 ADV days;
  • A company laptop and smartphone;
  • Flexible working hours and possibility to work partly from home (also after corona);
  • A fun working environment with plenty of room for advancement opportunities;
  • A fixed annual gratuity;
  • A variable profit share;
  • A good pension scheme via PMT.


You can apply via the apply directly button. Are you interested, but do you have a question? Then contact Frank Schram on 06-82048276 or

* Applying for a VOG is a requirement for the Navy position.

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