XSPlatforms is a globally recognized brand name when it comes to working on heights. From fall protection to building maintenance units, we stand out in a market with growing customer demand as a result of increasingly complex building structures. At XSPlatforms we believe that information leads to innovation, that’s why we carefully listen to the market. As we are looking to expand our business worldwide, we are looking for a:


Electrical – Engineer – Facade Access Equipment

Based in Gorinchem, Netherlands


What are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual who loves high-rise buildings, technical construction and the interaction of facade access equipment with the building, with focus on the electrical engineering side of the machine. The best qualified candidate will have a background in electrical engineering / PLC programming and/or E-Plan electrical design.

The task of the E–Engineer starts after the sales contract has been signed. Together with Mechanical and Structural Engineers, you take all variables into consideration (movement, power, weight, design, size, logistics, produce ability, rules and regulations,  wishes and demands of the customer) when you are E-Engineering the machine.

Your main duties will be:

a. Designing in EPlan of the electrical system of the BMU
b. Designing and programming the PLC of the BMU (languages: LD & FB)

We are looking for someone who can to either (a or b) or both (a and b).

Other activities of the e-engineer might be:

  • Testing the functionality of software of the machine in our workshop

Applicant will be based at the Dutch HQ office in Gorinchem and needs to possess a valid EU working permit, valid for the Netherlands.

Your profile:

You’re a solution-oriented individual with a positive and pro-active attitude and a flexible working method. To be able to carry out the job successfully, you will need to have:

  • Education at Poly Technic level in E-Engineering field.
  • Knowledge and experienced with E-Plan and/or PLC programming.
  • Fluent in English language (dutch is a pré).
  • Interested in complex Building Maintenance Units for Sky Scrapers.

The salary will be based on the candidate’s profile and experience. Furthermore, a personal growth plan will be drawn up, which will be used as a guideline for personal development and performance evaluation.

For more information about this job offer you can contact Annemiek Holkamp, HR Manager, +31 – (0) 183 – 569 111.


If you’d like to apply, please send your resume and cover letter to recruitment@xsplatforms.com.