Naval Architect

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Date: 9 May 2024

Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeen, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

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 Naval Architect, Aberdeen


Bureau Veritas Solutions (BVS) are actively seeking a Naval Architect to join our Engineering and Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) Departments.


Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore Ltd (BVS) is the worldwide organisation for consulting and outsourcing services from Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Ltd, with Headquarter in Aberdeen, UK, and offices in London, Norway, UAE, North Africa, USA, Europe, SEA, Singapore, China and South America. As part of the Bureau Veritas Group, BVS has access to an extensive range of capabilities and expertise through a global network of offices.


Aimed at answering the needs of the marine and offshore industries for technical advisory, asset management and assurance solutions, BVS brings together people, expertise and advanced technologies to deliver proactive and tailored services, offering value to clients through innovative technical solutions.


BVS offer a comprehensive range of support services to the marine, construction, drilling, decommissioning, floating production, and renewables industries worldwide.  This includes providing clients with significant risk control to safeguard reputation at operational, project, management, and corporate levels.


With a vast amount of technical knowledge and integral experience in place, BVS’ goal is to provide a high-quality service with a strong focus on meeting clients’ needs, building long term relationships and achieving commercial success.  BVS offers a reliable and high-quality alternative to clients’ in-house resources providing the highest levels of practical experience, industry knowledge, know-how, contacts and confidentiality.


The Role


The successful candidate will work across our Engineering and Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) Departments, providing naval architectural and engineering consultancy services to our clients, both as a consultant on an ad-hoc basis or as part of a project specific role. This will involve will performing engineering analysis, undertaking analysis reviews and preparing technical documents, while working with the wider engineering and MWS teams.


The Candidate


The successful candidate will be degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline, with demonstrable experience in naval architecture within the offshore industry. A practical approach to technical challenges and an ability to share knowledge is also essential to ensure that we continue to meet the high standards of customer service to our clients. Project management experience would also be desirable, as would an understanding of Marine Warranty, though these are not essential.


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Engineering analysis, calculations, design, assessment and review
  • Marine Warranty Survey document reviews and site attendance
  • Attending client sites onshore and offshore to conduct survey / inspection work to produce reports or augment desktop analysis
  • Preparation of technical documents for issue to clients and suitable for submission to relevant authorities
  • Effective and timely production of project workscope requirements
  • Assisting in the preparation of bids and tenders where required

Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


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