Naval Architect II

Job Duties: Provide both intact and damage stability calculations for different types of vessel by hand calculation and industry standard software like General Hydrostatics (GHS). An understanding of computer programming is required to use GHS as it operates using a programming language to execute calculations; Develop 3D models of floating structures and vessels for stability analysis using various CAD programs such as AutoCad and Rhino; Design and analyze marine vessels against classification society rules and regulatory body requirements: for stability, subdivision, structural integrity, structural fire protection, and life-saving equipment; Developing sectional and waterline curves of the ship’s hull to establish the center of gravity, the ideal hull form, and data on buoyancy and stability; Hydrodynamic analysis for different types of vessels and floating structure in order to come up with a safe and stable hull form; Resistance analysis of both displacement and planning hulls; Power prediction for different types of marine vessels; Design structural arrangements and develop drawings for vessel construction; Perform local and global hull girder analysis using finite element analysis (FEA) method; Develop structural calculations using the basic principle of structural mechanics for unique structural problems; Write technical reports describing standards, methods, and results of various technical problems; Develop hull forms & fairing using NURBS, line drawings, & tables of offsets; Perform weight estimating and monitor weight control processes for various ship and floating structures; Develop hydrostatic properties tables, cross curves of stability, and tank capacity and sounding tables; Prepare system layouts and detailed drawings and schematics; Study design proposals and specifications to establish basic characteristics of a ship, such as size, weight, and speed; Perform seakeeping analysis; During vessel construction, carry out inspections to make sure the quality of the work and materials meet the design intent and rules and regulations; Perform crane lifting analysis on top of barge as a part of marine construction support; Design mooring systems and develop associated calculations; Plan and perform inclining experiment procedures and develop trim and stability booklets; Mentoring the summer interns in Naval Architecture discipline; Quality control of drawings required for hull fabrication that involves a close monitoring of the drawings provided by the design engineers/draftsman; Lead new concept development and completion of preliminary design phase; May require travel to client sites, both domestic and international, on average 10%; Telecommuting available.

Job Requirements: Master’s degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Ocean Engineering, or closely related field;

  • 2 years of experience producing marine designs;
  • 2 years of experience in computer-based design and simulation for ship construction;
  • 2 years of experience with 3D modeling using Autocad and Rhino;
  • 2 years of experience with Orca 3D;
  • 2 years of experience with stability, seakeeping, and resistance software;
  • 2 years of experience providing structural drawings for hull fabrication.

Experience may be gained concurrently.

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