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Job Description

Faststream Recruitment has entered into an exclusive partnership with MSC Cruises to recruit and hire the new build site teams across Europe who will be critical in MSC's extensive cruise ship new build programme. MSC Cruises are now seeking a Site Specialist - Hull & Steel Structures in France.

Job Purpose
  
The Specialist, Structure oversees the hull construction and the inspectors’ team, providing supervision and acceptance to steel fabrication, acoustic and thermal insulation, support to drawing approval. He/she is the main point reference for all related matters with the Ship’s Construction Manager, the shipyard, suppliers and the technical office.
  
Key Responsibilities
  
  • Oversees the hull construction, providing supervision and acceptance to steel fabrication, acoustic and thermal insulation, support to drawing approval;
  • Supervises all matters of competence relating to hull construction described in the technical specification Sections 0
– 1, including the witness of the related SAT/HAT/FAT;
  • Coordinates and monitors the daily work of the inspectors who belong to their team and resolves issues as identified by the team during inspections with the support of the Technical Office;
  • Is the main point of reference for all related matters with the Ship’s Construction Manager, the shipyard, suppliers and the technical office;
  • Ensures that all parts built under his/her team supervision are inspected, verified and functionally tested to meet the requirements of the above mentioned sections of technical specification, defined design parameters and contractual requirements;
  • Ensures that all the spaces have reasonable access for future maintenance and repair;
  • Acts proactively in enforcing that remarks, defects and other non-conformities identified from past projects, or from Vessels in operation as per info received by Technical Office, or from a guarantee claims, systems, installations and workmanship / quality are being addressed to the ship yard and followed through during the inspection or commissioning process;
  • Works with the Ship’s Construction Manager on the preparation of documents for the delivery process of the ships, and in particular on the documents for the protocol of delivery;
  • Highlights relevant aspects of the ship’s design that can be improved for future constructions reporting them to Ship’s Construction Manager and Technical Office.
  
Job-Requirements: skills, competencies, experience
  
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of Italian or French is a plus;
  • Master Degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering or significant experience on the field;
  • Significant experience running inspections in shipyards for activities of shipbuilding or refurbishment, with some experience in leading a team;
  • Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office (including Excel, MS Word, MS Project or equivalent and PowerPoint);
  • Ability to review new building specifications and drawings;
  • Ability to work in a cross cultural environment and communicate with internal/external stakeholders at all level;
  • Problem solving and a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Availability to travel as needed and work long hours under pressure, especially close to ship’s delivery.
  
Right to work in Italy/France and to travel within the EU