Naval Architect

Naval Architect

Job Title: Naval Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stroud, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895128_1548411728
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2019 10:22

Job Description

Our client, a defence and marine technology consultancy, is currently expanding their marine design team and is actively recruiting for Naval Architects at multiple experience levels. You would be joining a multi-disciplinary team of naval architects, marine engineers and structural engineers. This is an opportunity for an ambitious candidate to get a broad range of experience in defence and commercial industry sectors.

This opportunity is on a full-time permanent basis, with the choice to be based in Hampshire or Gloucestershire. Naval Architects work on a number of interesting and challenging projects, working closely with clients to ensure the company delivers in excess of their expectations.

As Naval Architect, you will have the following responsibilities:

Concept design
Whole-ship design including weight balance and hull optimisation.
Concept design using the latest block building methodology developed for our military customers.
Innovative engineering-led design with the ability to rapidly and accurately synthesise new designs and assess/optimise their performance.
Seakeeping analysis and optimisation including stabiliser assessment and tailoring.
Design analysis including resistance, and propulsion integration and optimisation.
Propulsion innovation including the use of pods, hybrid propulsion plants, waterjets and high power/high speed applications.
Design assurance and due diligence.
Stability management including: Modelling and model preparation or assurance, Analysis, and Conduct and analysis of inclining experiments worldwide - highly professional and efficient team working both as assurers and conductors.
Structural analysis including complex FEA and structural optimisation. Very good at proposing solutions for new or older ships having things added or changed.

Skills and Qualifications:

Have a good degree in Naval Architecture or Ship Science or equivalent relevant experience
Have already achieved or looking to achieve membership of RINA and Chartered Engineer status.
Have strong interpersonal skills.
Have good experience of working on complex ships, submarines, warships or superyachts.
Work without direct supervision on your own initiative.
Work with pace and confidence.
Show good leadership and pastoral care for those under your responsibility.
Display excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
Demonstrate excellent word processing and IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages and comprehensive capabilities in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Be a confidential, honest and reliable individual.

Job Title: Naval Architect
Location Stroud, Gloucestershire, Fareham, Hampshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: DOE - various levels
Job ID:895128


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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