Empowering engineering excellence

De oude bibliotheek careers


Working at De Oude Bibliotheek is an inspiring and encouraging experience. We are always searching for new applicants who are passionate about the offshore industry and wish to challenge themselves to further its development. Join our team and make DOB-Academy part of your career!

DOT: Structural Engineer

DOT is a start-up/scale-up company, working on the development of offshore wind turbines with seawater-hydraulic power transmission. Recent successes have spurred the need for more skilled engineers (BSc & MSc). At DOT you will find a diverse group of young, enthusiastic full-timers, part-timers and (graduate & PhD) students.

If you are interested and meet the requirements, please apply for an interview by sending an email with CV and short motivation to Niels@DOTpower.nl.

Main tasks/responsibilities:

  • Structural design, including FEA & production drawings
  • Overseeing procurement and construction of parts.

Preferred skills:

  • Experienced with 3D CAD modeling software such as Inventor or Solidworks
  • Experienced in finite element analysis

Job requirements:

  • Able to work independently; identify work/to-do’s and get it done
  • Willing to learn; don’t expect many seniors explaining how to do it
  • Problem solving attitude; you write the manuals on how it is done
  • Strong awareness of HSE (health, safety, environment)
  • Education level BSc or MSc
  • Preferably 2 to 5 years work experience

Installation of the DOT prototype offshore in 2018


Students for ICT

De Oude Bibliotheek
De Oude Bibliotheek (DOB) is a knowledge institute for the offshore energy sector. It is
comprised of an academy (DOB-Academy) and an innovator (DOT). The academy provides
training courses for professionals and houses its own experts, graphical department and
animation studio. DOT develops a new type of wind turbine and a new type of foundation. A total
of approximately 80 people work at DOB. Both subsidiaries of DOB share the same IT
infrastructure, which is installed at two locations.

Job overview
Working behind the scenes at a medium sized company maintaining and updating every aspect of
its ICT infrastructure. It is your task to make sure that your colleagues have access to the IT
resources in a reliable and secure fashion. Furthermore, you will be responsible for a diverse
portfolio of project, ranging from replacing a hard disk in a laptop to configuring a firewall. The
diversity of the teams and projects at DOB ensures that you will never have a dull moment and
requires you to continuously learn about the latest IT development on a variety of platforms.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Making sure the following devices are up and running
    • Server
    • Network Attached Storage (NAS)
    • Other network devices such as switches, access points and firewall
  • Keeping the Active Directory up-to-date
  • Supporting colleagues accessing the ICT infrastructure
  • Supporting colleagues with other IT related questions
  • IT Projects related to the wind turbine development


  • Student at university or HBO
  • Interested in solving IT related problems
  • Programming experience is preferred
  • Basic understanding of the Dutch language is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory, Exchange, Back-up is preferred
  • Basic knowledge about networking such as TCP-IP, FTP, http(s), SMTP is preferred
  • Basic knowledge about MS desktop and server environment is preferred

Job specifics

  • Flexible part-time position: (minimum) 4 hours per week
  • Market conform remuneration
  • Excellent lunch

Application procedure
Enthusiastic about the job opportunity or still got more question about the open position? Send
an email to robert@dotpower.nl. Don’t forget to include your CV when applying for this position.



We are looking for students with an interest in offshore energy or education to join our team on a part-time basis.

Job Opportunities:

  • Developing courses and workshops
  • Creating workshop material (handicrafts)
  • Working on the graphical design of course material (Office and Adobe)
  • Networking with offshore professionals


  • Affinity with offshore energy engineering and/or education
  • Adequate English written and spoken skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Availability for a minimum of 8 hours a week

Would you like to be inspired by leading offshore professionals? Do you wish to join our young and ambitious team? Do you want to enjoy the best lunch imaginable?

If you are interested, please send us a copy of your CV and a motivation letter to HR@dob-academy.nl.


Open application

Feel free to send us an open application accompanied by your CV and a motivation letter to HR@dob-academy.nl.