About SBE

SBE is a growing engineering consultancy with several offices in Belgium and a global leader in the engineering design of locks. To further grow our , we are continuously looking for electromechanical engineers with experience in the design of electromechanical equipment of lock gates and other hydraulic structures.


Job description

As an electromechanical engineer you will be part of an experienced team of engineering professionals, BIM modellers and a project manager. Your role in the team will entail:

  • Performing the engineering design and selection of components of hydraulic structures like lock gates, dry dock gates, jetties and other structures, these components include: motors, gear boxes, oleo hydraulic equipment, electric cabling, power transformers, ..;
  • Working with advanced software like Autodesk CAD software (AutoCAD, Inventor, ..), Caneco, EPLAN, .. ;
  • Making calculation notes;
  • Taking part in technical meetings with clients and other stakeholders;
  • Reporting to project managers;
  • Instructing BIM modellers


Required profile

We are looking for a motived  engineer who is passionate about electromechanical engineering. We are happy to welcome both graduates and experienced engineers, although at least 2 years of experience is a plus. Furthermore, the perfect candidate should:

  • Have a bachelor in electromechanical engineering (having a MSc. is a significant plus);
  • Have affinity with software like Autodesk CAD software (AutoCAD, Inventor, ..), Caneco, EPLAN,…;
  • Be a great team player;
  • Be a strong communicator, being able to present complex engineering results to clients and other non-technical stakeholders;
  • Have an eagerness to learn;
  • Be willing to work in Belgium;
  • Be fluent in English and Dutch or French. Knowledge of additional languages would be an asset.



You will join a dynamic team and work on world-class projects from one of our offices in Belgium. You will become part of a family-owned business where we strive to be ‘a great place to work’. When joining SBE, you can expect:

  • An environment where you will be able to develop your skills continuously, both on-the-job and through training;
  • A tailored work-life balance;
  • To be empowered;
  • Challenging projects;
  • A plethora of career opportunities (technical, account management & customer success, project management, knowledge management, leadership roles,…);
  • A very competitive salary and other benefits