Lead Naval Architect

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Due to continued business growth our marine client in Glasgow is looking to add an experienced Lead Naval Architect to their renewables team, on a permanent basis.
As the Lead Naval Architect, you will be responsible for undertaking project assessment, client interaction, tendering support and detailed engineering work alongside product development and R&D activities in support of Renewable Department objectives. 
  • Degree (2.1) in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, Naval Architecture, Structural Engineering or other related subject.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in marine and offshore systems and analysis.
  • Experience in one or more software packages: such as Orcaflex, ANSYS FEA etc.
  • Experienced in Riser Analysis, Offshore Installation Analysis, and Structural Analysis.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Previous Project Management experience.
  • Working towards or achieved CEng.
  • Experience in one or more programming language; Python, Matlab etc.
  • Offshore Certification & OGUK / ENG1 Medical.
  • A good understanding of Orcaflex is advantageous but not necessarily essential, as are abilities to code in Python.
  • Broad Rhino / Strand7 / Ansys / Solidworks experience.
  • Ideally the successful candidate will hold sufficient experience in some combination of the following technical fields:
  • Aerodynamics (of wind turbines).
  • Aeroelastic modelling of turbines.
  • Turbine control systems.
  • Mooring analysis and design.
  • Quayside mooring.
  • Hydrodynamic analysis of vessels and structures.
  • Riser or dynamic cable analysis and design.
  • OR closely related fields coupled with high level understanding of Classification Society or the overall regulatory environment as relevant to contribute immediately to the team activities.
  • Responsible for planning and delivery of engineering technical activities.
  • Consult and negotiate with clients regarding work specifications, maintaining effective client interfaces.
  • Quality assurance of work performed by self and colleagues, ensuring compliance and alignment to all company procedures, industrial standards, and specific client requirements.
  • Support team members with technical and commercial requirements.
  • The candidate will become the go-to expert in field of expertise (e.g. mooring analysis, hydrodynamic analysis, vessel motions, riser design, etc).
  • Provide expertise on technical issues to ensure maximum possible conversion ratio from quotes to orders.
  • As required provide input / support to tendering and business development activities.
  • Liaising with Clients daily and updating project status under supervision.
  • Prepare quotes and costs for clients as applicable.
  • Detailed engineering work, including but not limited to, mooring analysis, offshore installation analysis, hydrodynamic analysis, quayside mooring analysis, dynamic cable design.
  • Attend project meetings, project progress report, liaising with clients and contractors as necessary.
  • Ensure quality control standards are being maintained and implement quality control programmes where necessary.
  • Occasional offshore visits may be required on an ad-hoc basis and so too may be international travel e.g. to attend client meetings/conferences etc.
Competitive Salary and benefits package.