Naval Architect

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameIan Hunter

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Marine Engineer/ Naval Architect on a permanent basis. This is based in Southampton.

It doesn't matter if you have all the skills listed below - if you are keen to learn this small contract company will help you to develop.

Executing the following tasks:

    • Hydrodynamic assessment of floating structures (ships, F[P]SOs, floating wind turbine, offloading buoy etc.)
    • Mooring, subsea umbilical riser and flowline design and analysis;
    • Offshore transportation and installation analysis (T&I);
    • Floating structure stability and stationkeeping assessment;
  • Liaising with a team of draughtsmen to deliver requested documentation;
  • Preparing work packages or equipment specifications such a model test specifications or mooring equipment specifications;
  • Interacting with clients and potential customers by providing commercial and technical support to the Business Development team;
  • Inspecting shipyards and workshops when necessary


  • Master of Engineering in Naval Architecture Ship Science or Offshore technology;
  • 3+ years of professional experience;
  • Proven relevant experience in the analysis of offshore floating structures
  • Working knowledge of relevant software such as Hydrostar, Ariane or OrcaFlex;
  • Working knowledge of Python programming language
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.

For further information about this position please apply.

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