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Senior Architect Netherlands

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamLocation Design

Job description

Join a fast growing company that matters to the future! At Fastned you can work on tangible sustainable infrastructure to accelerate the transition to electric mobility. Our goal is a European network of 1,000 fast charging stations on prime locations where electric drivers can charge their vehicles with energy from the sun and wind.


As Senior Architect, you contribute to the success of the company with your creative and spatial thinking, providing station designs that excel in customer experience and that integrate our modular Fastned station in the service areas along the highways. In the coming year, you will be strongly focused on the permitting and contracting of new locations.


You will be mainly responsible for the station design of new sites, from the initial sketch, site investigation, permitting with regional and local authorities. You will also focus on the upgrade of our initial projects, making sure that all our stations fit our most recent design requirements. Additionally, you will also contribute to the design and development of new shops and other potential services next to the charging station. You will be part of the construction visits and see your beautiful projects being built!


Your role as Senior Architect is crucial to our multidisciplinary team. In your day to day job, you will spend most of your time with our local Dutch team, consisting of other architects, network developers and construction managers. Besides that, you will also be connected to our architects in Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, Switzerland and France. Our super nice office is located close to the Amstel Station in Amsterdam. Become part of a young, innovative and growing company in the field of e-mobility! We move fast - and deliver WOW!

Job requirements

We are searching for an architect willing to take responsibility from initial designs to the permitting phase of our locations in the Netherlands. You are familiar with the importance of branding and visual identity, and you can apply traffic safety regulations in your design proposals. You are a real team player and you have the ability to think on your own feet - you feel comfortable taking initiative and working independently. You are not afraid to make mistakes and you are always keen to keep on learning. “Think like a founder” is something you identify easily with. Additionally, you tick the following boxes:

  • 5+ years of experience;
  • You are an AutoCAD and Revit expert;
  • Bonus points for retail experience;
  • You feel comfortable discussing projects with authorities;
  • Additional value if you can make great visuals;
  • You speak (near-)native Dutch and English on a business level;
  • You are highly motivated by accelerating the energy transition & join a fun company that is making a difference.

Join us in building a better future

Working at Fastned means working with people who are motivated to accelerate the transition to sustainable mobility. Together with currently 100 colleagues we have the ambition to build Europe's best fast charging network. We currently operate in six countries (HQ in the Netherlands, offices in Germany, UK, Switzerland, Belgium and France) and we are growing fast.


We work hard to change the world, but we don't forget to celebrate our successes, big and small. We provide daily vegetarian lunches at our offices, throw notorious Christmas parties, organize an amazing yearly trip abroad and we’ll give you access to our fully electric vehicle fleet (all charging expenses covered). Other perks include a pension plan, access to our employee stock option plan, and the gear of your choice (ThinkPad for architects, iOS vs Android).

Interested in making an impact?

We would love to have a chat with you! Apply now, send us your CV and let us know why you’re excited about joining Fastned.

Fastned is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage women, people of color, and LGBTQ(+) people to apply. We consider applicants of all gender identities.