Junior Naval Architect Hydrodynamics


Antonieta Pichinte

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: designing and performing hydrostatic, hydrodynamic, and structural analyses for FPSOs

Projects: mooring systems & FPSOs

Company: offshore ship owner & operator with a great track record for operating in harsh conditions

Main requirements: BSc. or MSc. degree in Naval Architecture or Offshore Engineering

Your opportunity

Are you a Junior Naval Architect with solid theoretical knowledge about hydrostatic, hydrodynamic, and structural analysis?

If you want to transform it into practical application, and unleash your skills in real-world projects, keep on reading!

With this opportunity, you'll have the chance to take your passion for Naval Architecture to the next level and learn about offshore engineering from the best professionals in the world.

What you will do

  • Designing and performing hydrostatic, hydrodynamic, and structural analyses on FPSOs, ensuring compliance with project requirements and industry standards
  • Collaborating closely with engineers and draftsmen from various departments to ensure smooth project execution and integration of naval engineering aspects
  • Providing regular report progress, setbacks, and concerns to the Lead Engineer, including clear updates on the status of assigned projects
  • Identifying and communicating technical risks, anomalies, and potential improvements to the Section Head, ensuring prompt resolution and mitigation strategies are implemented
  • Responsively addressing queries from the Site, Clients, Certifying Authority, and Subcontractors, providing accurate and timely information to maintain effective communication channels and project progress
  • Undertaking necessary on-site activities in the shipyard
  • Being available for international travel when required, such as visits to shipyards or project locations

Where you will work

With this trusted client in the Amsterdam area, we have a long-lasting relationship. It is a privately owned company that delivers floating energy solutions and complex mooring equipment to the global oil & gas and renewables industries. Besides having proven capabilities in engineering and developing installations for harsh offshore conditions, they own and operate their own fleet of FPSOs. A welcoming organization in which people with the right pro-active attitude will get opportunities to proof themselves and grow.   

  • Challenging engineering environment, particularly in developing equipment for extreme offshore conditions
  •  Organization with cooperative mind-set and open communication style, which allows for professional progress
  • Drive for new technologies in floating sustainable energy solutions
  • For the size of the projects, a relatively small multi-disciplinary engineering team, with a focus on conceptual and basic design
  • Combining in one close-knit company: EPCI contractor and offshore fleet-owner-operator

What you already have

  • 0 - 2 years of experience as a Naval Architect within the offshore sector
  • BSc. or MSc. in Naval Architecture, Offshore Engineering, or similar
  • Familiar with hydrostatic, hydrodynamic, and structural analyses
  • Great communication in English and social skills, to be able to build strong relationships with suppliers and internally
  • You enjoy working in fast-paced & high-tech environments in the O&G industry  

Your benefits

  • 30 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise, starting from 42K gross per year
  • Work-from-home policy
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.
  • Housing search support and registration are provided by Van Storm

Sounds interesting?

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