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  • Job reference: RMS0191362

Lead Naval Architect

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/02/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (28/03/18)
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The Role:
Job Purpose:
Working as part of a team responsible for designing, producing and repairing safe, sea-worthy surface and vessels.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Assessing project requirements and researching feasibility
* Planning and supervising the construction of vessels
* Negotiating and agreeing project budgets, timescales and specifications with clients
* Producing detailed designs of ships, boats and other maritime vessels using drawings and specialist computer software
* Developing and utilising test procedures including computer modelling and scale models
* Interpreting and analysing data and test results
* Sourcing and purchasing components, equipment and materials
* Ensuring adherence to appropriate health and safety legislation/standards
* Identifying the need for, and supervising, vessel repairs
* Writing reports and documentation

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A degree in a relevant subject such as naval architecture, marine or mechanical engineering, engineering design or civil or structural engineering.
* Relevant shipyard/design office work experience is desirable.

Required key skills:
* Creativity
* Effective technical skills
* IT skills
* Problem-solving skills
* Leadership and interpersonal skills
* Communication skills
* Commercial awareness
* Team working skills
* Spatial awareness
* A meticulous attention to detail.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* A degree in a relevant subject such as naval architecture, marine or mechanical engineering, engineering design or civil or structural engineering.
* Relevant shipyard/design office work experience is desirable.

Required key skills:
* Creativity
* Effective technical skills
* IT skills
* Problem-solving skills
* Leadership and interpersonal skills
* Communication skills
* Commercial awareness
* Team working skills
* Spatial awareness
* A meticulous attention to detail.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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