Naval Architect

Location Poole
Salary DOE
Job type Permanent
Discipline Design
Reference J7328
Naval Architects!

A leading UK boat builder is currently looking for a All-Round Naval Architect to join their team to focus on their composite structual designs & calculations. Working across their range of yachts, this is a great opportunity for individuals to hone and develop their skills within a renown design and naval architecture office.

Key elements of this role will involve the 3D Modelling and draughting of the hull, main deck and superstructure through to small mouldings and intergral tanks. Individuals interested in this role will have experience in a similar company and motivated to work autonomously and well within a team.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Composite mouldings that suit all needs from Classification, Production, Interior Design, Systems and Engineering, Exterior fit-out, Cost, Weight and Surface finish
  • Undertake structural design, calculations and production drawings
  • Developing and optimising in-house structural design software programs
  • Lay-out drawings of infusion materials/lines
  • Produce accurate bill of materials and costing
  • Develop new materials and methods to reduce weight / costs and to improve surface finish
  • Produce detailed and practical Composite repair schedules whether for in-house or warranty/after sales issues
  • Working with rules and regulations C.E, MCA LY 3, Lloyds, RINA, DnV, ABS and ISO
  • Conducting inclining experiments and producing both intact and damage stability booklets to either C.E or LY3 may be required on occasion. Using the Wolfson Unit programs
  • Lightship checks for vessels on the water
  • Noise and fire insulation drawings/design may also be worked on as required

To be considered for this role you should have:
  • A thorough knowledge of Composite materials including structural design
  • Practical, hands-on experience with Composite construction, preferably in the marine sector
  • Excellent capability with AutoCAD 2D and a working knowledge of 3D design software (ideally Siemens NX)
  • A degree in Naval Architecture

In exchange you will be offered a competitive salary and a great list of benefits!

To hear more about this exciting opportunity please apply and call Alisha on 02380633399!

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