Naval Architect Offshore


Dominika Sawa

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: Performing stability calculations and strength analyses

Projects: Mooring systems & Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO)

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

Main requirements: +4 years of experience within the offshore sector

Your opportunity

Are you a skilled Naval Architect specializing in stability and strength analysis of offshore ships?

If you seek a dynamic setting that encourages innovative designs and cross-disciplinary teamwork, this presents a great chance for you!

What you will do

  • 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 prove themselves and grow.   

  • Challenging engineering environment, particularly in developing equipment for extreme offshore conditions
  • Organization with a 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

  • +4 years of experience within the offshore sector
  • BSc. or MSc. in Naval Architecture, Offshore Engineering, or similar
  • Experience with hydrostatic, hydrodynamic, finite element and fatigue analysis
  • Knowledge of relevant international design codes and Class regulations
  • Experience with programming languages like VBA, Matlab or Python
  • Effective communication in English, 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
  • 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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