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Senior Naval Architect - Shipyard

Company: Hornblower - City Experiences
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Salary - $130,000 - $150,000

City Experiences is seeking a Senior Naval Architect our Shipyard operation in Bridgeport, CT.

About You:

This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences' RESPECT Service System.

About the Opportunity:

To serve as a Senior Naval Architect responsible for providing naval architecture, marine design engineering for new construction, conversion, refit, and repair projects of all scopes across the organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Advise and provide technical direction in refit, new construction, and external client projects, throughout the organization.
  • Mentor, train, and support junior level engineering staff with their work.
  • Perform stability and structural studies and analyses, up to and including USCG or Class submittals.
  • Participate in all stages of new vessel design, performing engineering calculations, creating and updating documentation, developing conceptual designs, providing detailed production drawings and fully populated 3D models.
  • Interface with external professional parties such as engineering firms, other consulting naval architects, vendors, and class/government entities.
  • Support existing design engineering staff with regulatory reviews, submittals, and participation in meetings/seminars with USCG (and other classification societies, as projects require).
  • Perform ship inspections and visit projects to ensure accuracy and quality of new construction, repair, and refit projects.
  • Prepare calculations and drawings for repair, conversion, and retrofit projects, including but not limited to: Structural modifications, Stability assessments and submittals, Electrical systems, piping systems, fire boundary designs and fire load calculations, HVAC, and Other auxiliary systems.
  • Work with a multidisciplinary internal design team of designers, engineers, and other naval architects.
  • Hold yourself and all employees accountable to the Environmental, Safety and Quality Respect and SMS systems of the organization and to work closely with the Manager of ISO/Respect & Training to implement such systems, plans and control of records and documentation.
  • Travel to job sites within the US and internationally as needed.
  • Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Other Duties as assigned. Requirements & Qualifications:
    • Professional engineering license (PE) preferred
    • 5-10 years of experience in Naval Architecture
    • Experience with both aluminum and steel vessels is required
    • Strong hands-on experience in vessel engineering and naval architecture is required
    • Technical competence in preparing calculations and performing stability assessments including (but not limited to) Lightship/Deadweight and Inclining Surveys is required
    • Computer skills including AutoCAD, 3D modeling software such as Solid Edge, Rhino, etc., and Naval Architecture software such as Shipconstructor preferred
    • Experience with FEA (Finite Element Analysis), CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), and other computer based simulation analysis preferred
    • Strong familiarity with USCG Subchapter T, K, L, and H, and IACS class society rules (BV, ABS) required
    • Knowledge of tonnage regulations and SOLAS preferred
    • Knowledge of construction site best practices and safety procedures
    • Knowledge and understanding of all shipyard trades
    • Knowledge of vessel technical systems, engineering, and structural design About Us:

      City Experiences' passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you're an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.

      The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences' mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.

      The Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment against any applicants or employees based upon their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics prohibited by applicable law.

      Additionally, we encourage all qualified applicants including those with past arrest or conviction records to apply. The Company participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

      We encourage qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply.PandoLogic. Keywords: Naval Architect, Location: Bridgeport, CT - 06602

Keywords: Hornblower - City Experiences, Bridgeport , Senior Naval Architect - Shipyard, Professions , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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