Houlder’s continued expansion means we have ongoing vacancies for talented people to join our team of over 120 personnel in our established UK offices – London, Aberdeen, Tyneside and Portsmouth. We would like to hear from individuals at any stage of their career looking to contributing technical expertise to marine design, offshore engineering and product development projects.  Houlder’s unique ownership structure means employees have an important stake in implementing company strategy while contributing to innovative projects in the marine, defence, oil & gas, LNG and renewable energy sectors.


Specific roles include –

  • Naval Architects
  • Marine Engineers
  • Control Engineers
  • Senior Mechanical Engineer
  • Principal Structural Engineer
  • Structural Designer
  • Materials and Logistics Co-ordinator
  • Design Draughtspeople
  • Project Managers


We are currently seeking top calibre 3rd or final year students who would like to undertake a minimum 3-month internship placement for Summer 2018  at our offices in either London, Portsmouth, Tyneside or Aberdeen. We offer practical experience in the life of a commercial engineering firm including; inclining experiments (pictured), void inspections, AutoCAD drafting and project management as part of our team of naval architects, structural engineers, marine engineers and other professionals.

You can download a document containing more information and application advice for internship placements here.

2017 intern, Andrea Moreno (centre), is now a full time Structural Engineer

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