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Naval Architect

  • Job reference: EN-002705
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
Energy – Naval Architect

We’re looking for a Naval Architect to join our Naval Architecture team in London. Our business has worked in the offshore industry for more than 40 years. We’ve taken on and helped to successfully deliver some of the largest offshore structures and have been at the forefront of some of the industry’s most pioneering innovations. 
The Naval Architecture team typically work on tasks throughout the product lifecycle covering aspects including, concept design, detail design, fabrication support, in-operation integrity management and decommissioning.  

What you will be doing?

With the support of the London team you could find yourself doing some of the following tasks:

• Design and analysis of floating and fixed offshore structures including- FPSO/FLNG vessels, semi-submersibles, floating offshore wind turbines, fixed offshore wind turbines.
• Analysis of vessels and offshore structures using techniques including - hydrodynamic analysis, mooring analysis, stability analysis, structural assessments.
• Learning to use tools such as Ansys AQWA, DNV SESAM, Simulia Abaqus, MathCAD, and Python.
• Delivering projects such as those recently undertaken; Kincardine and Dounreay Tri floating offshore wind farms, Shell Prelude FLNG assessment, Premier Oil Solan subsea oil storage tank, Dudgeon and Triton Knoll offshore wind farms

As part of the Naval Architecture team you will be supported in your development as you become a chartered engineer by a team with recent experience of initial professional development and accreditation with the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. 
You could also...

In addition to some of the responsibilities you can see above - As an engineer in our team, you could also be involved in;
• Supporting on some major projects across various areas of Energy from nuclear decommissioning, new power generation and transmission, to offshore, wave and tidal energy
• Reviewing and developing designs to improve plants, equipment, structures and Energy related systems
• Carrying out surveys and site inspections, building strong client relationships
• Using a variety of engineering software packages, as well as 2D and 3D modelling for new designs and modifications
• Producing safety cases, reports and documentation to support the planning, design, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of Energy facilities
• Carrying out design and assessment for new build projects as well as additions, modifications and repairs to existing assets.



Who we are looking for?

You’ll be a talented engineer with experience in similar industry and a minimum 2.1 master’s degree in Naval Architecture and are approaching chartership. You’ll have ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills.  With a passion for working in a consultancy environment, you’ll want to work with customers and with teams who deliver to their clients, and you’ll be adaptable and happy to cope with uncertainty. Communication and team-working will be your key skills as well as having the ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions.

Benefits & Rewards

If you join us you will be working on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time, helping to shape the future of energy. You will have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced engineers in the industry. Our team and wider business promises to give you the support you need to develop your technical, commercial and consultancy skills. Some of our benefits, to name a few, include;

• A robust career development plan, including a library of core learning modules, training courses and on the job technical training.
• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the option to buy up to 15 additional days leave per year.
• 2 volunteer days per year for you to use for a cause that matters to you.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview. 
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV,  details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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