Company: Cammach Bryant
Skills: Naval Architecture
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Our Client is looking for a Naval Architect for a permanent position, located in Aberdeen


·       Stability - Oversee and maintain the intact and damage stability assessment of all vessels, undertake stability tests - lightship surveys, draft surveys and inclining experiments, supervise stability computer installations, monitor corrections to the lightship weight of vessels, provide discipline support to vessel crews and verify project loadouts against intact and damage stability criteria

·       Structural Inspection, Maintenance and Repair - provide guidance on NDT inspection, weld repair procedure specifications and structural strengthening.  Undertake engineering design calcs and prepare structural drawings for the above

·       Vessel Docking - Assist in the verification of vessel docking facilities, provide docking plans, undertake dock block/hull structural strength calculations, review docking procedures and check/inspect dock blocks and hull prior to and post docking

·       FFA and LSA - Provide discipline support of the maintenance, selection and replacement of fire fighting appliances and life saving appliances onboard vessels

·       Water Tight - Provide discipline support of loadline compliance and the safe management of watertight enclosures

·       Bilge and Ballast Systems - Provide advice on ballast and bilge; valve, pipe and pump selection, maintenance and replacement

·       New equipment/Machinery installations - Review and approve structural design calculations and proposals for permanent and temporary equipment installations. Undertake structural design calculations to class and flag authority requirements in support of vessel upgrades and modifications

·       Provide technical support throughout company on Ship propulsion and resistance, vessel seakeeping, motion response and manoeuvring

·       To ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with company quality control procedures and the company business management system

·       Instruction and supervision of Graduate Entry Trainees during their period of training within Asset Operations department

·       Incident/Failure analysis post structural failures

·       Steel weight calculations, fabrication estimation, tender preparation/support

·       Vessel condition surveys including, damage/repair assessment etc

·       Production of detailed design, class approval and fabrication drawings

·       Vessel surveys for 3rd Party vessel suitability including pre-charter survey if required

·       Guidance on applicable rules, regulations and standards

·       Normally part of a team and work harmoniously with other team members, whether of same or different disciplines

·       Occasional (irregular) requirement to travel on business - to visit company and 3rd party vessels, vendors, fabrication sites, clients and offshore installations

·       Provide Naval Architectural support to on and off-site project teams, vessel operators and vessel crew

·       Act as marine technical authority on all matters relating to; stability/longitudinal strength, structural inspection, structural repair, vessel docking, fire fighting and life saving appliances, watertight integrity, bilge and ballasting systems, new equipment/machinery installations, lifting operations, ship propulsion and resistance, vessel seakeeping, motion response and manoeuvring.

·       Provide direct support to the Coatings and Crane/Hydraulic groups within the Asset Technical Department

·       Ensure appropriate quality of engineering and safety is maintained in all aspects of the support/solution provided to company worldwide



·       Good degree in naval architecture and/or marine engineering with small craft design, ocean engineering, marine engineering/naval architecture or offshore engineering

·       Previous experience covering the following areas:

·       Vessel and general structure design

·       Vessel construction and steelwork fabrication

·       Stability and hull integrity

·       Condition surveys

·       Vessel motions, hydrodynamics and model testing

·       Classification society and statutory/flag state knowledge

·       AutoCAD design draughting

Nice to have:

·       Member, Associate Member or Graduate Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Institute of Marine Engineers, Scientists and Technologists (IMarEST) and/or the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)

·       Have or be actively working towards Chartered or Incorporated Engineer Status