Hydraulic Structure Designer / Consultant

Business area Design & Engineering
Discipline Civil, Hydraulic Engineering
Experience Experienced Professional, Young Professional
Hours 40 Hours
Location Haarlem, Sliedrecht

Working in multidisciplinary teams on the most incredible projects.


The enormous lock gates of the Panama Canal, a mega deep-sea quay at Maasvlakte 2 or complex dike reinforcement projects: As a Hydraulic Structures Designer/Consultant at Iv, you will work on the most high-profile and technically complex projects in the Netherlands and sometimes also far beyond the borders. The work is highly versatile: you will work with specialists from other disciplines to arrive at a perfectly integral design, assess structures, perform geotechnical, structural and hydraulic calculations and contribute your input to smart innovations. You will also be involved in integral projects with regard to water safety. No day is the same!


Iv provides tailor-made and innovative designs and advice for constructing and maintaining sustainable infrastructure. You may already be familiar with our involvement in the new IJmuiden sea lock, the Zandhazen Bridge or the design of the Panama Canal lock gates. By developing and applying the latest technologies, we offer ready-made and sustainable solutions for not only today's societal challenges but also those of tomorrow! We provide integral advice for steel and concrete civil engineering works, hydraulic engineering, spatial planning, upkeep, traffic and infrastructure installations and railways. We also offer specialist services in spatial measurement and monitoring structures, RAMS and risk management, asset management, systems engineering, contract management, project management, and supervision.

What do we expect from you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic technology fanatic with a university degree in Civil Engineering and approximately three years of relevant work experience. You must be knowledgeable of relevant legislation and regulations and current developments in the statutory assessment instruments (WBI 2017) and the design instruments (OI 2014). Technically complex projects give you energy! You feel at home in multidisciplinary project teams and enjoy building a network, proactively approaching the market and taking new ideas a step further. You keep yourself up to date with the latest developments and are eager to provide input into how we, as a company, can participate herein.

What do we have to offer you?

A challenging and varied job at the most diverse engineering company in the Netherlands! With over 900 specialists all sharing the same passion for technology, we work on solutions for the greatest technical challenges within the most diverse projects.


Iv is a globally operating engineering company that undertakes the most challenging technical issues! Our engineers have unique knowledge within the sectors and disciplines in which we operate, such as Industry, Infrastructure & Traffic, Buildings & Installations, Handling, Offshore & Energy, Maritime and Water. No challenge is too complex for us. Working at Iv means working in an organisation where every day is different. We are a club of people with a genuine passion for our profession, and we take great pleasure in our work: Our expert knowledge of technology enables us to achieve the utmost for our clients.


At Iv, we believe in the importance of being a good match for all our colleagues. We work hard but, of course, give something in return. For example, an annual bonus of 7%, profit-sharing, a flexible pension scheme, a fixed travel allowance, a work-from-home allowance, and various career and promotion opportunities in the form of education, courses, and training. Something else that also holds great importance to us is that we love to go out together. For example, visiting the UEFA European Championships and FIFA World Cup is a customary tradition within Iv.


In addition, we offer flexible Employment Terms and Conditions with which you can determine the composition of your employment package yourself. A higher monthly salary? Maybe opt for your bonus and holiday pay to be paid monthly! Leave days over? Sell them! Need more leave days? Buy additional days! This is how Iv facilitates a better match with you!