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Naval Architect

Oil & Gas
Job Type:
Market related


Job Title: Naval Architect

Location: Leatherhead, Surrey

Contract: Outside IR35

Length: 12 Months

We are currently recruiting for a Naval Architect to work on an FPSO FEED project for on of our clients, 12 month outside IR35 contract.

Job Description

As Technical Advisor - Naval Architectural specialist you will provide support related to this discipline.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Review and further development of the structural arrangements and scantlings developed during Concept Definition (including turret interface, machinery spaces, topsides module supporting structures and fore and aft end structures),
  • checking of scantlings to Classification Society Rules,
  • finite element analysis of the hull for the site specific conditions and towing route,
  • hull girder ultimate strength assessment,
  • design and analysis of foundations and support structures,
  • selection of steel strength and grades, fatigue assessment, collision and dropped object analysis and structural design of the helideck.


  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering or directly related discipline required
  • Minimum 10+ years in Naval Architecture
  • Strong knowledge of ship structures, preferably FPSOs
  • Good experience of finite element analysis and fatigue analysis
  • Good knowledge of Class Rules for FPSOs
  • Experience with LR Shipright software beneficial
  • Experience with structural drawings and structural detailing beneficial
  • Experience of collision and dropped object analysis beneficial


For this role, we will only be able to consider applicants with RTW in the U.K, so we will not be able to consider any overseas applications.

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