Naval Architecture Engineer

Netherlands (NL)
Negotiable Salary Plus Benefits
22 Nov 2018
22 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Contract, Permanent
Full Time

Airswift are currently working with a large EPC client who are looking to recruit a Naval Architecture Engineer to work in their offices in the Netherlands 

The Principal Naval Architecture Engineer has the technical responsibility for specialized subjects such as Living Quarters, Hull Design, Stability and Weight Control, etc. As the Principal Naval Architecture Engineer, you utilize your technical expertise to develop safe and quality solutions in support of project and discipline requirements with minimal guidance. You ensure successful resolution of complex technical issues to meet project and discipline deliverables. You engage with peers across Regional Centers to promote knowledge sharing and acts as a consultant and mentor to less experienced engineers to ensure knowledge transfer, product memory, and application of best practices. The Principal Naval Architecture Engineer works in conjunction with Discipline Manager, Discipline Leads and engineering staff to seek continuous improvement in both quality and efficiency of work.

  • In order to develop technical solutions with a cross-disciplinary approach YOU ARE TO:
  • Demonstrate depth and breadth of technical knowledge to ensure technical solutions account for design factors such as constructability, install ability, operability, vendor capability, as well as schedule and budgetary constraints
  • Utilize technical expertise to identify gaps between the design solution and known product specifications; recommend best alternative solution(s)
  • Utilize SBM Products knowledge and how each product relates to the various disciplines to minimize the negative impact on the completion of key project milestones
  • Communicate the changes that impact the completion of key project milestones to all stakeholders
  • Proactively provide Discipline Manager and/or Discipline Lead with updates regarding activity status, highlight concerns as they arise, and provide guidance to support Discipline Lead to stay within the allocated budget on the project

In order to ensure complex issues for project are successfully resolved YOU ARE TO:

  • Utilize established network to resolve complex issues; if issue is outside area of expertise, partner with Technical Expert or Technical Authority to provide Discipline Lead with recommendation or alternative resources to resolve issues
  • Apply technical expertise as required to build confidence in Discipline capabilities
  • May act as Subject Matter Expert with Clients to inform and influence decisions as needed to gain perspective and understanding of expectations and deliverables
  • Ensure lessons learned are documented to enable information sharing on future projects


Minimum of 10 years working in the oil & gas industry.

Must have held similar position working as Naval Architecture Engineer for at least 2 years.

Open to travel within the EMEA region.

Must have experience of FLNG, FSO or FPSO projects.

Please contact Chris Bailey at Airswift for further information. 

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