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Job Description

Opportunity for a Naval Architecture to work within an organization with several plan approval centers located across Europe, the Americas, and Asia. You will work on a variety of new build and existing ship projects both within the marine and the offshore sector as part of a medium sized team of experienced engineers. The work will involve both plan review and assistance to clients and surveyors on technical queries related to vessel structure, stability, load line, tonnage, fire protection and safety.

You will perform engineering design review and analysis assignments normally involving a major project or several smaller or less complex projects. These projects by nature of their complexity and difficulty require the fully competent application of conventional knowledge in a particular field of engineering or science.

This job would suit a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer with already some years of specific experience.

The role:
  • Monitors the progress of all assigned projects. Ensures the delivery of high quality service and maintenance of good customer relations.
  • Devises new approaches to problems encountered and makes recommendations for changes in methods, procedures or design where necessary.
  • Monitors the technical quality, content, consistency, continuity and timeliness of action of all assigned projects.
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of technical responsibility. Performs engineering reviews and analyses when necessary. Reviews other engineers' work and provides appropriate guidance and training when necessary.
  • Participates in the development and changes of Rules.
  • Prepares written response to clients in accordance with established procedures.
  • Maintains liaison with other engineering specialists internally and externally.
  • Develops or assists in the development of qualification statements, proposals, bids and other presentation materials.
You will perform work related to the following, firstly under guidance and later independently:

  • Vessel structure scantling review
  • Stability modelling and review
  • Load Line & Tonnage calculations
  • Fire and Safety plan review
  • General plan approval work for a variety of marine and offshore vessels and units
  • Project management/Work coordination

The requirements:

  • Should have advanced practical industry related experience.
  • Knowledge of related technical disciplines.
  • Knowledge of applicable Rules and Regulations and impact of Rule applications and interpretations.
  • The human relations skills necessary to maintain positive client contacts and provide leadership and motivation to subordinate staff and peers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve complex or unique engineering problems.
  • Ability to undertake short- and long-term planning to provide for efficient and effective scheduling of work assignments
Experience & Education:

To be considered for the position you will need to have:
  • B.S. degree in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering, or other related disciplines; an M.S. may be preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy in engineering software.
  • Exposed to Finite Element Method (course work or supervised research).
  •  Experience in a related role
  • Working knowledge of Class Rules, and Statutory Regulations (e.g.: SOLAS, ICLL, MCA Large Yacht Code, MARPOL, SPS Code, MODU Code), with good knowledge of at least one or more of these Rules
  • Ability to use independently at least one engineering software to perform structural analysis and/or ship stability calculations.
  • Working knowledge of mooring and hydrodynamic software will be positively considered
  • Working knowledge of mooring and hydrodynamic software will be positively considered