Senior Naval Architect

Job Title: Senior Naval Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000021016_1595054996
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2020 07:49

Job Description

Sitec a Belcan Company have an interesting requirement for several Senior Naval Architects for roles in Devonport Plymouth, Devon. These are contract roles with an estimated duration of 12 months.

Primary Purpose:

Senior Naval Architect responsible for substantiating designs through calculations, producing technical reports and providing technical support.

They are required to contribute and lead product development through the design lifecycle and provide technical support.
The role requires;

  • Demonstrable experience in structural engineering on vessels/marine platforms,
  • Demonstrable experience of using Finite Element (FEA) Analysis, ship stability packages,
  • Demonstrable experience of using 2D & 3D CAD packages
  • Experience with working with production teams as well as good written and verbal communication skills.

    Key Result Area
    Primary deliverables are substantiation reports for installation solutions, foundations / seating's,
    repairs/conversions to vessels and in support of concept designs.
    Preparation and production of substantiation reports for solutions during the entire design
    lifecycle phases (Concept, Basic, Functional, Detail, Manufacturing, Installation and
    Decommissioning), in line with recognised standards and to the required; time, cost and
    quality requirements.
    Liaise with design team and other stakeholders throughout the design lifecycle to ensure
    coordination and functionality of design, including supporting design reviews.
    Develop innovative design solutions.
    Provide solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of technical and production queries.
    Produce technical reports and other documentation.
    Be aware of and ensure that, health, safety and environmental requirements are
    Assist with the maintenance and improvement in quantity standards of outputs.
    Knowledge, Experience and Skill

    The post holder is required to have:
  • A degree in either Structural Engineer or Naval
    Architecture or extensive practical experience of working within a structural engineering/naval architecture role.
  • Either a Chartered Engineer or working towards it, holding membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Able to utilise ship stability, FEA and CAD packages.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in the Naval / Marine industry.

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan

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