ATSS Group has a shipbuilding client in Panama City, FL in need of a Senior Naval Architect.
Role functions as a project engineer, designs and oversees design for construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures such as ships, barges, and tugs. This position is for a person who desires general exposure to all phases of shipbuilding.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Regular attendance at work and the ability to work flexible hours, including overtime, weekends, and holidays.
• Perform detail design/drafting of marine craft structures, plans and outfitting for new shipbuilding and repair/conversions.
• Generate production information for ship structure, hull machinery/equipment installation, hull fitting installation/fabrication, accommodation furnishings, etc.
• Perform naval architecture calculations, e.g., stability/hydrostatic, weight distribution, etc. • Participates in testing of marine craft.
• Design layout of craft interior including cargo space, crew compartments, and ladder wells, etc.
• Display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; include correct people in decision-making process.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• B.S. degree in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering, plus three to five years experience in ship design, construction, and repair of marine vessels; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
• Must have a good working knowledge of ABS rules. Familiarity with Lloyd’s and DNV rules a plus. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Excel, Ship Constructor, and standard naval architecture software. • Proficiency in lofting and structural design a plus. Skills:
• Intermediate level to Advanced Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook Express.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as algebra, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations