Naval Architect

Job description

Exciting opportunity has been opened for a Naval Architect to join a leading design & engineering company of Cargo Vessels & Offshore Vessels (Tankers, & Containers)


  • Prepare preliminary designs and consult clients
  • Estimate the initial vessel construction costs and lifetime running costs of a vessel
  • Determine the most suitable type and size for a vessel and ensure proposed designs meet performance and cost requirements
  • Determine the proportions and shape of the hull (body) of the vessel
  • Design accommodation and Cargo areas
    Make calculations relating to the structural and mechanical aspects of design, construction and repair
  • Make calculations relating to the stability of the vessel and prepare the stability book to go on board the vessel to be used by the master and officers
  • Assess and overview other parties who prepare detailed designs, specifications and building contracts
  • Coordinate the work of other engineers
  • Obtain plan approval and supervise construction work
  • Plan, supervise and evaluate dockside and sea trials of the vessel
  • Survey vessels
  • Provide risk assessment and claims management for insurance.

Key Skills

  • Bachelors in Shipbuilding or Masters (Tech. Univ.) in relevant field such as Naval Engineering, Marine Engineering or Naval Architecture
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with naval architecture and naval engineering process
  • Knowledge of 3D drawing systems, preferably PIAS
  • Critical, persuasive, creative, cost-conscious
  • Capable of working in a hand-off environment
  • Good Social skills

Company profile

Our client is a leading Design, Engineering Company for the Shipbuilding Industry.

Job offer

Competitive salary with benefits
Career Growth opportunities
Professional Development

To apply for this role select the apply option or alternatively send your CV to Valeria Barles at or +31 207 920 070

operates as an employment agency and employment business. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age or experience, and we confirm that we are happy to accept applications from persons of any age or experience for this role.



Contact person

Valeria Barles

Other details
Match criteria
  • Netherlands
  • Shipbuild
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