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Senior Naval Architect

Job description

Are you looking for a new career as a Senior Naval Archtitect? 

At WRS, we are delighted to be working with our client, who has been working in the offshore industry for over 40 years. They are at the forefront of Floating Wind technology and are looking for a Senior Naval Architect that will be able to assist in their international team. The team typically work on tasks throughout the product lifecycle covering aspects including, concept design, FEED and detail design, fabrication support, in-operation integrity management and decommissioning.


  • Design and analysis of floating and fixed offshore structures including: floating offshore wind turbines, fixed offshore wind turbines, FPSO/FLNG vessels and semi-submersibles.
  • Delivering projects such as those recently undertaken; Kincardine and Dounreay Tri floating offshore wind farms, Shell Prelude FLNG assessment, Ichthys mooring reliability, Jacket or Monopile offshore wind substructures, such as Beatrice & Triton Knoll offshore wind farms..
  • Consultancy projects such technology selection and cost estimation for floating wind farms.
  • Helping to deliver our cutting-edge innovation and thought leadership projects to ensure we continue to lead the industry and deliver value to our clients.
  • Maintaining existing and creating new client relationships through: tender development and delivery of new work into the team.
  • Guiding and mentoring the next generation of Naval Architects.
Your experience:

  • Analysis of vessels and offshore structures using techniques including - hydrodynamic analysis, mooring analysis, stability analysis, structural assessments.
  • Working knowledge of relevant codes and software: (AQWA, SESAM, OrcaFlex, Bladed).
  • Chartered or working towards chartership (RINA, IMechE or other professional bodies).
  • Experience in a consulting environment is desirable.

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