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Job Ref:  118907SMK
Employer:  Morson International
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Glasgow
Post Code:  G3
20/10/2016 20:19
Purpose of Role:
Our Client has an immediate requirement for a Senior Ship Structures Engineer to Carry out complex technical analyses and investigations involving the design and calculation of ship scantlings or equipment seatings.

Technical Skills:
in-depth knowledge of all aspects within his/her discipline.
Able to perform robust analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements based on experience.
Knowledge of warship design and the sound judgement needed to be able make correct trade-off decisions

Management Skills:
Strong commitment and self-motivation.
Confidence to utilise experience and engineering judgement when required, taking an appropriate level of risk/opportunity.

Industry Knowledge:
Knowledge and experience of whole ship design

Structural solutions, calculations, design sketches and drawings supporting Design and assessment tasks, specific to own discipline.
Design and Assessment Studies
Technical Reports and Specifications
Presentation material

Major Activities:
Produce structural design solutions, supported by calculations, for either ship scantling issues or seat designs as required.
Liaise with the Detail Design community and equipment owners to unblock issues preventing the conclusion of structural design activities
Prepare Design Sketches of structural solutions as required
Peer reviewing of other team member's calculations where required.

Business Competencies:
Knowledge and competence in ship structural design including the derivation of scantlings and equipment seatings from first principles.
Capability in general structural theory and analysis and its application to ship structures.
Capable of producing accurate scantling and general structural calculations.
Ability to assess and check structural drawings.
Ability to produce appropriate design sketches in AutoCAD.
Ability to employ MathCad software to undertake calculations.
Knowledge of general and structural calculation software.

Desirable Skills:
Some experience in the structural design of frigate-type vessels.
Some experience in employing shock loads to a structural design.
Some knowledge of the use of Classification Society rules and processes, preferably Lloyd's Register Naval Ship Rules.
Awareness of shipyard production and fabrication processes and issues with respect to structural design and analysis.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.
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