Naval Architect

Principal Naval Architect

Ref: 710| Posted: 15th Sep 2020

Our ship-owner/manager client based in Glasgow is requiring a Principal Engineer in the field of Naval Architecture with specialisation in the design and analysis of fixed and floating marine structures. Candidates from the disciplines of Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with suitable skills will also be considered.
  • MEng / MSc in Naval Architecture (or related engineering discipline).
  • 10 years’ experience working in a similar role.
  • Deep understanding in the underlying engineering principles of marine structures.
  • Familiarity with class / flag regulations / international regulations applicable.
  • Familiarity with industry standard software (ANSYS, Abaqus, NAPA, etc.).
  • Experience in technical report writing.
  • PhD in a field relative to the design and analysis of marine structures.
  • Survey experience.
  • Experience leading teams of Engineers.
  • Experience in training and mentoring.
  • Observe and implement the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Lead the design and analysis activities in the fields of marine structures.
  • Provide input in the form of numerical calculations (FEA), and hand calculations according to the requirements of each job.
  • Lead the development of technical drawings and arrangements and check them as the need may be.
  • Liaise with clients and/or regulatory bodies (classification societies, flag authorities etc) on all related issues according to operational requirements of each job.
  • Work closely with the rest of the Engineering staff members and provide training and guidance to the younger members of the team (includes graduates and interns) according to operational requirements.
  • Contribute to the marketing and promotion of the company services with suitable (technical) material (demonstrations, case studies, presentations, etc.) under the guidance of the Top Management.
  • Maintain an overview of all active projects related to the field of expertise in terms of deadlines, expenditure and invoicing, and operational efficiency / staff utilisation.
  • Travel as required for the delivery of each job.
  • You may be asked from time to time to undertake other tasks that are considered to be relevant to your position.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package