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2nd Officer for Dredger vessel at DEME


DEME is a world leader in the highly specialised fields of dredging and land reclamation, solutions for the offshore energy market, environmental and infra marine works. With more than 140 years of experience and 5,200 highly skilled professionals, we have built up a vast bank of knowledge and expertise which has allowed us to foster a pioneering approach throughout our history. Our Hopper dredgers (TSHD) and Cutter dredgers (CSD) work around the world on the most challenging dredging projects. Being a sailor with DEME is not only sailing from A to B. You need to work with the dredging equipment, which you can only learn by doing it. If you have experience in dredging, please apply here.

dredger vessel

Your responsibilities:

You will work on board a TSHD, CSD or split barge depending on your motivation and skills, under the 1st Mate’s supervision.

You are responsible for the watchkeeping, navigation, the dredging process, the maintenance of the dredging equipment and the daily operations on board.

You contribute to the performance of the operational activities and the optimization of production

You maintain the safety on board

You update navigation charts and books

You will be communicating with the project managers, site superintendents, surveyors and local authorities. It is part of the daily job.


You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in nautical sciences or you followed an ‘MBO-4’ or ‘HBO’ education in a maritime academy or nautical institute.

You hold a COC (Certificate of Competency in accordance with the international convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers,1978, as amended 1995)

You speak and write fluent English.

You are flexible to work on projects in Belgium and around the world

You have a valid Passport, Seaman's Book, Seafarers Medical

You have a strong awareness of Health, Safety and Environment

You have a hands-on and no nonsense mentality

Preferably you already have a basic experienced in dredging

Please send your CV to:

Location: Worldwide
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