Senior Project Engineer Demolition & Asbestos Removal

Requisition ID:  22446

Ghent, BE, 9000

Tractebel is a global engineering and consulting company delivering integrated solutions for sustainable energy and built environment projects. Our expertise is trusted worldwide across multiple markets like nuclear, renewables, power & gas, electrical grids, hydropower & dams, water resources & supply, desalination, complex & high-tech buildings, transport infrastructures, and ports & waterways.

By connecting strategy, design, engineering, social & environmental studies, project management and in-house digital applications, we partner with companies and public authorities to create a positive impact on people and planet. 

Backed by more than 150 years of experience, today Tractebel is a community of over 5,500 passionate experts across the globe, committed to ethical business and the fight against climate change. Tractebel is part of the ENGIE Group, a global reference in low-carbon energy and services.


Work Environment

The activities of Rehabilitation of Industrial Sites (RIS), in which you will be active, include carrying out studies and following up the works to be carried out regarding the removal of asbestos and the demolition of power plants and industrial facilities, waste management, soil and groundwater remediation. Furthermore, RIS is actively involved in the redevelopment of brownfield sites integrating all these activities in a broader context. 

RIS focuses mainly on complex demolition assignments and this both in a national and international context. You will be supervised by a Sr. Project Manager with 20 years of experience in the execution of national and international demolition assignments. Due to the strong growth of the activities, we are looking for  (young) engineers with interest in the demolition sector and who want to develop quickly to project manager. 

Tractebel has a philosophy of flexible working hours and work locations. You will join the team in Ghent for at least 2 days a week. On the other days you can work at home or go on site when required, thus avoiding long travel times and balancing work and private life.


Job Description

  • You will think and collaborate in the execution of (selective) demolition assignments, including asbestos remediation, while preserving historically and architecturally important parts of the buildings; 
  • You help carry out preparatory surveys prior to demolition work; 
  • You follow up and supervise the execution of demolition works; 
  • You will participate in integrated multidisciplinary teams for remediation and redevelopment of highly contaminated industrial sites; 
  • You will also be involved in project management and follow up the various aspects: planning, budgeting, safety, ... as well as the technical quality of the project
  • You will have the opportunity to be co-responsible for the further development of the demolition sub-product. 



  • You have a bachelor's in construction or master's degree in engineering, preferably structural engineering; 
  • You have min. 10 years of relevant work experience; 
  • You are dynamic, communicative and customer-oriented; 
  • You are a team player;
  • You are organizationally strong, you can switch well between different parallel projects;
  • You are fluent in Dutch with a good knowledge of English, knowledge of French is a big plus! 
  • You like to follow up projects both nationally and internationally and to go on site occasionally.


Tractebel welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.




Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Senior (experience >15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree