BIM Designer - water infrastructure

Requisition ID:  6240

Ghent, BE, 9000

With over 5000 employees all over the globe Tractebel is an international engineering company that offers advanced solutions and advice to public and private clients in the energy- and infrastructure sector. Tractebel is a part of the ENGIE-group.

As a BIM-Designer / Engineer, you will mostly work together with our “Ports & Waterways” team, which specialises in harbour engineering and waterways infrastructure, with projects all over Belgium. These projects consist of (but are not exclusive to): quay walls, locks, harbour expansion, dikes, bridges, tunnels, etc. Our talented team develops all aspects of a project, from the feasability study to the detailed design and so much more, all in close collaboration with the client. Our main team is situated in Ghent but 80-90% working from home is possible. We have also other sites in Brussels, Antwerp and Hasselt.



What will be your mission?


  • The implementation and execution of BIM modelling for our marine infrastructure projects 
  • Assisting the project engineer in dimensioning marine infrastructure projects following current Belgian and European standards, legislation, codes of practice and internal guidelines 
  • Preparing designs and finding the optimum installation methods (preliminary, basis, tender, detailed) for marine structures such as port & waterways development studies: port master planning, locks, quay walls, jetties, dikes, breakwaters
  • Setting and following up development in BIM systems for our product line Water Engineering, and you develop and improve the BIM tools and processes in cooperation with the team
  • Supporting the engineers and CAD designers
  • Setting up BIM protocols in tender phase
  • Working with Revit


Who are we looking for?


  • Experience with BIM and proficiency in Revit.
  • Interest in the Ports and Waterways sector.
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Dutch is a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial or Civil Engineering or equivalent.
Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  Post Graduate Diploma (MBA, PhD)