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Naval Architect at SFG Engineering Services

  • Contract Specialist position

  • Cape Town CBD, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2187970 | Ref Naval Architect

  • Posted 08 Feb 2018 by SFG Engineering Services


About the Position

Responsiblities:

  • Naval architecture requirement specifications for general arrangements, basic (Class) and detail design (including structural and top side design) for new vessels (conversion and new build), upgrade capital projects, shutdown maintenance and operational support.
  • Owner representative during construction/conversion of vessels on naval architecture matters for new vessels (conversion and new build), upgrade capital projects, shutdown maintenance and operational support.
  • Structural evaluation of vessels including fatigue strength assessment for new vessels (conversion and new build), upgrade capital projects, shutdown maintenance and operational support.
  • Vessel trim and stability analyses (including statutory requirements and approvals) for new vessels (conversion and new build), upgrade capital projects, shutdown maintenance and operational support.
  • Development, administration, management and support of vessel weight management activities for new vessels (conversion and new build), upgrade capital projects, shutdown maintenance and operational support.
  • Vessel intact and damage stability calculations, assessment and assurance, including emergency response support for new vessels (conversion and new build), upgrade capital projects, shutdown maintenance and operational support.
  • Requirement specification and analyses of vessel motions, mooring and dynamic positioning (DP) capability.
  • Development and assurance of powering and propulsion requirements and solutions.
  • Development and support of on-board stability software for vessels.
  • Liaison with and obtaining Class and Statutory approvals of the vessels as required.
  • Assists with client meetings and reference site visits (incumbent will be required to visit contractor sites abroad for extended periods.)
  • Ensures that work is delivered to schedule, cost and quality requirements.
  • Supporting the development of project budgets, timescales and specifications, including support of the development of approved cost estimates.

Requirements:

  • An accredited or approved Naval Architecture Degree or Master's degree (MEng) in Naval Architecture is required.
  • Registered with the Engineering Council as a professional engineer (Pr Eng) required (Membership with a naval architecture or marine engineering related professional body is preferred).
  • A minimum of 5 years post graduate experience in naval architecture
  • Thorough knowledge of Classification Society requirements and regulations, e.g. Lloyd's, ABS, DNV&GL and Statutory Rules, e.g. SOLAS, MARPOL, SAMSA, DMA, MLC 2006, CAP 437.
  • Fully abled, medically fit to go to sea.

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If you do not get a response in 4 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.

Desired Skills

  • Architecture
  • Marine Design
  • Vessel Design
  • Costing

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

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