Naval Architect

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Joe Tomkins

Naval Architect


Contract - Initial 3 months


Naval Architect required for a globally recognised defence / maritime company who are based in Portsmouth. My client are looking for a Naval Architect on an initial 3 month contract to work on an exciting project.

The succesful candidate will take an existing midship section for a design and...

  • Confirm compliance with Lloyds Rules for Naval Ships (LRNS) NS1, SA1 notation requirements
  • Produce additional selected ship structural sections to same notatio
  • Produce scantling plans, structural profile and sheer plan for class Plan Approva
  • Identify structural arrangement for deckhouse, including expansion joints if needed

All applicants must already be security cleared (SC) for this role.

Key Experience and Knowledge needed for Naval Architect:

  1. Thorough knowledge and understanding of large ship structures and Class Rules
  2. Experience of scantling derivation to Class Rules and producing set of Scantling Plans.
  3. Ability to find novel solutions for complex structural problems
  4. Ability to lead small project team
  5. Good awareness of design for production
  6. Understanding of design development of vessels and systems
  7. Ability to manage the requirements of multidisciplinary stakeholders
  8. Competent in the use of AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Ship Constructor or similar
  9. Good knowledge and understanding of the Commercial and UK Military Marine industry

To apply for this exciting 3 month contract opportunity for a Naval Architect please press 'apply now'.

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