At GBM Works, we are developing a silent installation tool, the Vibro-drill, for the next generation XXL monopiles. This method will solve major challenges in the offshore wind industry that are associated with the current method ‘piling’ such as harmful noise to marine life, potential delays, fatigue damage in the pile and scaling issues. We collaborate with leading offshore contractors and windfarm developers.
During the SIMPLE II project, a prototype will be developed demonstrating drivability through clay soils, and a simulation model, which has been partially developed, will be validated to enable predictions to be made.
As an intermediate step before the nearshore tests, laboratory tests will be made at our facilities in Utrecht during the first half of 2021 to confirm the functionality of critical components of the prototype. These are critical tests for GBM Works, and therefore we are looking to hire a competent and hands on engineer to support us during this period.
GBM Works is growing fast. We foresee further career opportunities within the company if this first 6-month period has been concluded satisfactory.
Responsibilities of the Role
You will be, working in a compact team, the operator of the tests at the laboratories of the company. You will be working in a young and ambitious team reporting to the project manager. The lab test results give direction to the final design of the prototype machine, and test results will validate the simulation model which has been developed to forecast the machine performance in different soils. This way, the test engineer is working in the heart of the companies future unique position in the market. You'll:
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Our office is situated in Utrecht at the former powerplant of Eneco, Industrypark Lage Weide.
For questions please contact Venetia de Wit - Tel: 06-15850813
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