Naval Architect

Ref No. EMP454849
Location Bristol, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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An exciting opportunity for a Submarine Hydrodynamics and Stability Naval Architect in the Naval Authority Group, helping deliver safe, capable and available submarines for operation by the Royal Navy and other vital services.

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A good knowledge (practitioner/expert) of naval stability

The Job

You will engage with international partners, including Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and the United States, jointly developing new techniques and understanding in submarine hydromechanics. This will include opportunities for overseas travel.

The role is responsible for the management and direction of the domain critical submarine hydromechanics research programme, delivering cutting edge developments, new research and supporting new and in-service vessels, in support of wider Defence Nuclear Organisation requirements and objectives.

You will be responsible for the maintenance of a portfolio of naval standards and guidance documentation.

This role is responsible for the safety assurance of submarine stability and manoeuvring and control for all in-service and new construction vessels. It provides exposure to all Royal Navy submarines through in-depth independent assessment of stability and verification of manoeuvring and control to support Naval Authority Certification. In doing so, advice, guidance and education will be provided to Platform Authorities, Industry and Societies, and Navy Command. You will have also play a key role in developing the in-house submarine computational fluid dynamics capability.

In order to meet the requirement of this opportunity, it is essential that candidates meet these qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor's Engineering Degree in Naval Architecture or equivalent
  • A good knowledge (practitioner/expert) of naval stability
  • Qualified (practitioner) to witness trim & inclining experiments or similar
  • A good competence (practitioner) in the Paramarine Stability computational tool
  • A good knowledge (practitioner/expert) in Submarine Manoeuvring, Safe Manoeuvring Envelopes

It would be desirable if candidates could demonstrate the following:

  • Membership of Professional Institution and CEng status, or working towards it

Please note that, due to security, this post is open to sole UK nationals only.

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

You can not apply for this job as its status is Closed.
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