Naval Architect Contract
Our client is the UK's largest research and technology organisation. They are experts in defence, aerospace and security. The company operates worldwide, and their scientists and engineers solve some of the world's most important problems. Our client offers high-end technical knowledge underpinned by world-class research and innovation. A Naval Architect is required on a CONTRACT basis at their site in Gosport to work on maritime projects. Working as part of a combined team, your primary role is to lead the structural design of a concept through to tender-level design submission, including Class Approval in Principle. The role will require previous experience of scantling derivation, LR Class Rules, an in-depth knowledge of large ship structure and the ability to generate a coherent set of scantling plans. You will be able to lead small teams, make decisions and report into the Chief Engineer. Key Accountabilities To take an existing midship section for a design and confirm compliance with Lloyds Rules for Naval Ships (LRNS) NS1, SA1 notation requirements Produce additional selected ship structural sections to same notation Produce scantling plans, structural profile and sheer plan for class Plan Approval Identify structural arrangement for deckhouse, including expansion joints if needed Key Experience BEng / MEng Marine Engineering / Naval Architecture or equivalent relevant experience Relevant experience in engineering/systems engineering or requirements engineering Thorough knowledge and understanding of large ship structures and Class Rules Experience of scantling derivation to Class Rules and producing set of Scantling Plans. Ability to find novel solutions for complex structural problems Ability to lead a small project team Good awareness of design for production Understanding of design development of vessels and systems Ability to manage the requirements of multidisciplinary stakeholders Competent in the use of AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Ship Constructor or similar Good knowledge and understanding of the Commercial and UK Military Marine industry Job Title:Naval Architect Contract Location:Gosport, Hampshire Job Type:CONTRACT Job ID:895609 Security Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level. In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a CONTRACT opportunity. Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.