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Principal Naval Architect

  • Job reference: 922523
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Marine
  • Date posted: 10/01/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Principal Naval Architect, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities will include:
Assist Engineering Manager in developing and enhancing the capability of the engineering team
Lead response to tenders and work requests
Ensure quality of work and deliverables
Guide and mentor the engineering team
Identify skill gaps within the engineering team and take proactive measures to fill the gaps
Keep abreast of the latest developments in industry codes and standards on mooring systems design
Provide technical advice in response to internal/external queries related to mooring systems design
Interface with clients, vendors and third party contractors as required
Review and approve engineering analyses and deliverables
Undertake quality assurance activities and lead efforts to improving the existing system
Attend client meetings, inspections, tests etc as required
Participate in on-call rotation

Qualifications & Experience
Degree (2.1) in Engineering or Naval Architecture
Extensive experience in the oil and gas industry
A good understanding of offshore operations, primarily related to mooring systems installation
In depth knowledge of industry codes and standards on mooring systems design
Project management experience including tendering, financial, scheduling & creating deliverables
Experience in leading a team and guiding the team members
Good commercial awareness
Competent in creating and reviewing Orcaflex models on moorings/risers/subsea installation
Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to travel internationally

Offshore Survival Training & Medicals
Experience in offshore installation projects
Experience in a mooring analysis software
Experience in marine warranty services
Experience in structural analysis, hydrodynamics and naval architecture
Higher educational qualifications

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 922523

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