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Senior Naval Architect

Job description

Are you interested in working for a leading global technology and services provider for the floating offshore wind energy market?

I am working on behalf of my client and looking for a Senior Naval Architect/Senior Global Performance Engineer to be based in Lisbon, Portugal. The successful candidate will work on the engineering and design of the next generation of offshore floating wind turbines.

Responsibilities: 

Group Responsibilities
· Hull global sizing based on project specific conditions (Metocean data, site/project specifics including facilities, wind turbine selected).
· Stability analysis for pre-service and in-service conditions
· Global performance analysis including Design Load Case philosophy, motion analysis, airgap analysis and load calculations.
· Active ballast system specification and modelling
· Internal engineering interface with Structures, Marine Systems, Mooring/Cables and Installation
· Internal interface with Project Management, Business Development, Technology
· External interface with wind turbine manufacturers, Classification Societies, and Clients
· Load-out and commissioning technical support during execution.

Position Main Accountabilities
· Perform, support and/or manage Group work product delivery and ensure quality work products on commercial engineering studies and projects.
· Develop engineering competencies across many of the critical areas of the Group’s responsibility.
· Support the definition, development, review and approval of design methodologies, numerical models, and design procedures/processes.
· Support the selection of internal or external design tools/software
· Support discipline development and improvement initiatives, including through the management of other Engineers of the Group.
· Guide, train, mentor and/or develop Graduate Engineers of the Group across all technical disciplines of the Group.
· Facilitate Group’s internal and external technical communications and interface

Requirements
· Master of science or above in a relevant field of engineering (ocean engineering, naval architecture, mechanical engineering, civil/structural engineering, material science, etc.);
· Proven technical skills in the field of hydrodynamics and aerodynamics. Knowledge of structure dynamics and/or mooring systems is an advantage
· Comprehensive experience in performing aerodynamic and hydrodynamic analysis, design and engineering deliverables;
· Minimum five (5) years of professional experience in the design of floating offshore structures for pre-FEED/FEED/Detailed design. Design of floating wind platforms would be an advantage;
· Minimum three (3) years of professional experience working with hydrodynamics and aerodynamics tools such as Rhino, Orca3D, WAMIT, OrcaFlex and openFAST or equivalent software.
· Proficiency in the programing languages (Python or Matlab)
· Strong technical skills (numerical modeling and data analysis)
· Strong communicator (written and oral), especially for technical topics.
· Systematic and detail-oriented;
· Ability to deliver high-quality outputs under pressure;
· Proactive and self-motivated;
· Proficient with Technical Written and Spoken English and in producing all technical documents and/or reports.

If this role is of interest to you and you meet the above requirements, please apply online or reach out directly to stefania.a@worldwide-rs.com