Naval Naval Architect

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To provide marine expert support for multi-discipline offshore oil development studies.

Reporting lines and interactions:
Hierarchically reports to: Naval Architect Skills Group Manager, Business Unit Director

Directly supervises: N/A
Key interactions (internally, externally):


  • Other discipline groups including process, subsea, safety and environmental


  • Clients

Typical background, qualifications and experience required:
Must have:

  • Relevant Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience, chartered engineer
  • Good general knowledge of the various offshore floating structures type and their performance


  • Knowledge of mooring and motions analysis and model testing
  • Deepwater moorings experience preferable
  • General structural design knowledge
  • Knowledge of offshore installation techniques

Main accountabilities:

  • Roll will involve supporting concept field development studies

Required Competencies:

The job holder must have proven:

  • Good computer literacy with particular competence in MS office software.
  • Full command of English language written and spoken;

Summary – Behavioural:

  • Displays Personal Effectiveness: Building Relationships;
  • Displays Personal Effectiveness;
  • Delivers Results;
  • Analyse and Solve Problems;
  • Communicates and persuades;
  • Manage Knowledge and information;

Summary – Functional

Demonstrates the following technical competencies:

  • Oil and Gas industry background;
  • Knowledge of floating offshore structures design;
  • Knowledge of mooring system design;
  • Knowledge of motions analysis techniques;
  • Knowledge of model testing techniques;
  • Ability to assess key uncertainties impacting offshore field developments;
  • Ability to prepare design basis and functional specifications;

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