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Senior Engineer – Structures – Naval Ships

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • Up to £46.18 per hour

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Scotstoun as a Senior Engineer in Structures. This role would be ideal for candidates with Naval Architecture, or a Naval Ships background and you would join the project in the middle of the critical design phase.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract, Hybrid 2 days a week in office. Requiring candidates from a NATO country

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce structural design solutions, supported by calculations/analysis, for either ship scantling issues or seat designs as required.
  • Liaise with the Detail Design community and equipment owners to unblock issues preventing the conclusion of structural design activities.
  • Prepare Design Sketches of structural solutions as required.
  • Peer reviewing of other team members calculations where required.
  • Checking calculations.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Typically, degree qualified, likely to be Naval Architecture or similar engineering related discipline.
  • Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council.
  • Knowledge and competence in ship structural design including the derivation of scantlings and major equipment seatings from first principles.
  • Sound capability in general structural theory and analysis and its application to ship structures.
  • Possesses good knowledge of all aspects within his/her discipline.
  • Able to perform analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements based on experience. Experience in conducting Finite Element Analysis of ship structures would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Has sufficient breadth of knowledge of warship design and the sound judgement needed to be able make correct trade-off decisions.
  • Knowledge of the use of Classification Society rules and processes, preferably Lloyd’s Register Naval Ship Rules.
  • Awareness of shipyard production and fabrication processes and issues with respect to structural design and analysis.

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Scotstoun

Rate: £46.18 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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