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[Met-jobs] Update: Meteorologist Transport & Monitoring - DTN, Utrecht (The Netherlands)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Mon, 16 Mar 2020 20:49:28 +0000

For the job advert below, candidates should apply through the following link:


Meteorologist Transport & Monitoring

Operations:  Utrecht, The Netherlands

Full-Time:  (initially 12mnth with a view to extend)

Hiring Lead:  Ron Wiersma



As a Meteorologist you will work in a team of experienced forecasters, providing specific meteorological services within a number of sectors in the Europe.We are looking for full-time employees, who will be hired initially on a 12 month contract, with a view to extending this to permanent in appropriate cases. The position is based in our Utrecht office in The Netherlands.


Monitoring the weather through interpreting observations, radar and satellite imagery forms part of the job. You will make detailed forecasts for our customers working in sectors such as transport and monitoring (events). As the weather plays an important role, accurate weather forecasting is essential for safe and economical optimisation of work in a lot of businesses.  Each client group has its own limitations and may require different parameters. It will be your task to serve these clients by providing all the necessary information and alerts.


Since the weather is a 24/7 hour business you will be working in shifts, including weekends, evenings and nights. We are looking for someone who enjoys working together with a team of energetic and creative colleagues, all over the world.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce and deliver forecasts to key clients in various sectors, primarily in transport;
  • Monitor these forecasts against actual data and update forecasts as required;
  • Brief colleagues on the overall weather ‘story’


Our Requirements:

  • You have a Meteorology or related degree, or be on course to obtain one soon
  • Whilst not required, at least 3 years’ experience is desirable;
  • Experience within a forecasting environment is preferred;
  • Good organisational and accuracy skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;
  • A strong supportive team player;
  • Excellent communication skills in at least one of the following languages:
  • German
  • Dutch
  • English


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