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Senior Naval Architect – Hoofddorp
The Engineering Department employs over 90 highly skilled and talented engineers and is responsible for providing innovative, cost effective engineering services and solutions. Within the Engineering Department the Naval & Marine Section is responsible for the (FPSO) hull integrity, marine sys-tem design and related aspects. To strengthen this section, Bluewater is now looking for a Senior Naval Architect.
OrganizationBluewater is a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems (SPM) and operator of Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO). Since its foundation in 1978, Bluewater has built a technological lead specialising in design, development, lease and operation of tanker-based production and storage systems, and has become a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems.
Bluewater currently owns and operates a number of Floating Production Storage and Offloading Systems (FPSOs): the Glas Dowr, the Aoka Mizu, the Bleo Holm, the Hæwene Brim and Munin.
The Engineering Department employs over 90 highly skilled and talented engineers and is responsible for providing innovative, cost effective engineering services and solutions. Within the Engineering Department the Naval & Marine Section is responsible for the (FPSO) hull integrity, marine system design and related aspects. To strengthen this section, Bluewater is now looking for a Senior Naval Architect.
FunctionAs a Senior Naval Architect you are responsible for the delivery of engineering work scope in line with the project’s technical specification, budget and planning. Depending on the workload you will lead a small team engineers and designers including supervision of subcontractors. You report to the Project Engineer on progress, set backs and concerns and signal technical risks and anomalies in projects to your Section Head.
Within Bluewater you can expect to perform a number of different tasks. You will provide assistance in feasibility studies for single point mooring designs and relocation/conversion of FPSOs. You will prepare hour estimates, planning, create basis of designs and scope of works and assist in selecting suitable subcontractors. You will act as a senior engineer or lead engineer, interfacing with other disciplines and providing engineering deliverables. You assist in obtaining client and third party approval on the project. You reply to queries from the project team and from yard site team on time. If necessary you perform activities abroad, on site or with a client.
RequirementsA Senior Naval Architect with broad experience in the offshore industry and good communication and control skills.
• You have a bachelor’s or Master’s degree in naval architecture or offshore engineering
• You have over 8 years of experience in the offshore industry
• You have over 2 years of experience as a Lead engineer
• You have experience with structural, hydrodynamic and hydrostatic analysis
• You have experience with both structural and arrangement design
• You have knowledge of relevant international design codes and class regulations
• You have good understanding of the English language, verbally as well as in writing.
OfferA fulltime, challenging position within an international environment. A gross yearly salary in line with market conditions, including a 13th month and holiday allowance. Furthermore is applicable a non-contributory pension plan and a collective medical insurance.
InformationFor more information please contact Mark Schouten, Senior Human Resources Officer, +31 (0)23 – 711 5500.
ApplicationPlease note that this is a staff position. Interim candidates should not apply.
We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the Netherlands.
Due to the high rate of response, acquisition by agencies is not appreciated and will not be responded to.