Naval Architect in FRANCE at d2m Group

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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Job Description

Job: Naval Architect

Ref.: PB/ENG/3205

  Description: Support Naval Architect:
Being expert in naval architecture with a specialisation in structure, the candidate will handover various projects in connection with:
- Hull structure
- Vibrations
- Vessel stability and lashing rules
- Propeller / rudder / hull damages and repair plans
Mission duration and scope:
The naval architects dealing with these subjects will be part of the major retrofit department. This mission will last for a minimum of 6 months be starting from 01 September 2020. During this mission you will oversee:
- Following the ongoing propeller and bulbous bow retrofit projects of the own fleet (redaction of specification, drawing approval, documents and certifications follow up, technical support to the fleet, drydock and fleet upgrade team…).
- Supporting the fleet superintendents to assess damage of propellers and rudders, to investigate with maker and class the possibility of repairs or replacement.
- Supporting the fleet and fleet upgrade dpt to evaluate the criticality of any structural crack appearing on owned vessels (fatigue cracks, load cracks); writing the specification, selecting suppliers and following studies to define temporary / permanent repairs in agreement with vessel’s classification society; supporting the fleet upgrade and drydock department to perform these repairs, afloat or in dock.
- Supporting the Newbuilding team and the fleet superintendents in case of vibrations issues; launching measurements campaign to assess the vibrations on the vessel and understand the root cause; setting corrective measures if necessary.
- Supporting the Solution Department in evaluating the different lashing rules and their effect on the fleet cargo capacity but also vessels stability.
- Creating a data base of structural issue, especially cracks, existing on the vessel by series/root cause/solution.
- Defining area of improvement on BV/DNV-GL/ABS rules based on client's return of experience.
  Duration: 6 months Start: september

Job Requirements

Profile & Skills:
Graduated MSC degree in marine engineering (ENSTA, Centrale, Mines, ENSAM…), with naval architecture experience and, preferably fleet support and/or project management experience in another company.
Knowledge required:
• Naval architecture
• Ship’s propulsion
• Lashing
• Structure and vibration calculations (FEM), fatigue knowledge
• Class rules for steel vessel for container ships (BV, DNV-GL, ABS)
• Class rules for lashing
Working language is English, being French Speaker is a plus.