Naval Architect

121 Recruitment
West Wickham
From £317 to £398.10 per day PAYE, or Umbrella Company Pay Rate
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidates will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this 6 month temporary contract based in the South West/Abbey Wood. The successful candidate will have a valid SC Clearance or be willing to have one sponsored by the client. If you do not possess the clearance level requested then you must be willing to apply for a Disclosure of Scotland on CV submission. Please Note: This assignment sits inside of IR35.
Job Description:Provide subject matter expertise and support scientific investigations on future maritime platform design challenges and issues (providing timely; impartial; evidence-based advice to customers to enable them to make informed decisions representing best value and a return on investment. Support the development of techniques & tools for platform concept design and analysis to enable analysis of the relationships between design concepts; technologies; affordability; performance & capability to be carried out and recommendations made as to how capability can be realised most cost effectively. Provide expertise and support scientific investigations concerning the hydrodynamics of maritime platforms including the application of theoretical methods; experimental methods; modelling and simulation tools & techniques to enable informed decisions and recommendations concerning potential hydrodynamic behaviour of maritime concepts. Ensure knowledge acquired of developments in worldwide ship design; systems and enabling technologies is converted into advice for future exploitation.
Key Tasks & Deliverables:The posts require professional Naval Architects with submarine experience to apply specialist knowledge, as the intelligent customer, in the area of submarine hydromechanics. The focus will be on reviewing and assessing submarine hydromechanic safety submissions, managing technical development tasks with industry (in particular QinetiQ, BMT and FNC), considering concessions and engaging with international partners on cooperative programmes. This work will be directed to all current and future submarines. The individual must be a sole UK national because of security clearance requirements associated with the Dreadnought programme. Concession consideration Safety certification submissions Manage technology development programmes Conduct international engagement. Preferably a Chartered Engineer with an MSc or equivalent in naval architecture or hydrodynamics, and a minimum of 5 years post-grad experience. Or equivalent qualifications and experience.
Please Note: There is a requirement for 2 Naval Architects. If you wish to find out more about the other position then please contact me. The second requirement is paying less than this assignment, although duties are similar and the contract length, location is the same.
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