Naval Architect III

Company Info

Name: Austal

Application URL: https://www.austaljobs.com

Website: https://www.austal.com


Job Details

Location: Mobile, AL

Job Type: Full-time

Min Education: BA/BS Undergraduate

Min Experience: 10 years of shipyard design and construction

Required Travel: TBD

Date Posted: 07/28/2015


Description

REPORTS TO:  Chief Department Engineer & Department Project Engineer

SUPERVISES:  Engineer II, Engineer I, Designers and Draftspersons

AUTHORITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Responsible for design calculations and drawing development as assigned by the Chief Department Engineer
* Responsible for checking calculations done by Engineers I and Engineers II

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE:

* General:
* Minimum 10 years of shipyard design and construction experience or equivalent experience.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Understanding of scheduling and an ability to adhere to strict deadlines
* Experienced in interacting with Production, multiple design teams from several companies, customer representatives and equipment manufacturers.
* Computer literate and familiar with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products.
* Thorough knowledge of ship and propulsion systems
* Strong working knowledge of Maritime Regulatory Authorities (i.e. ABS, DNV, GL, NAVSEA, MIL, USCG, IMO, etc.)
* Must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance.
* US Citizenship or Certificate of Naturalization Required

* Naval Architect:
* Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Naval Architecture
* Thorough knowledge of vessel structural design
* Thorough knowledge of vessel trim & stability calculations
* Reports to Chief Naval Architect

TOOLS:

* Computer – MS Office, AutoCAD

DIRECTION EXERCISED:

* Will lead and direct the work of Engineers I, II, Designers and Draftspersons
* Will determine technical adequacy of drawings and calculations

DISCRETION EXERCISED:

* Will provide input to evaluations of Engineers I, II, Designers and Draftspersons
* Has authority to direct, evaluate and correct the work of Engineers I, II, Designers and Draftspersons

LIAISES WITH:  Engineers, Production Personnel, Customer, Regulatory Bodies, Program Management and Equipment Suppliers

ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES:

* General:
* Experienced in the construction of high speed aluminum vessels is advantageous but not a requirement
* Working knowledge of modular construction methods is advantageous but not a requirement.
* Experienced in design and construction of US Navy vessels is advantageous but not a requirement.
* Understanding of shock design is advantageous but not a requirement
* The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance may be required if deemed necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities.

* Naval Architect:
* Working knowledge of FEA methods is advantageous but not a requirement.

* Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be considered for employment with Austal USA:

* 18 years of age or older at time of application.
* Able to provide proof of US Person Status
* No felony convictions of Theft/Deception or Violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
* No felony convictions of Drug crimes within three years from  disposition date
* Willing to submit to a drug screen
* Willing to submit to a background check


Application Instructions

Apply online at https://www.austaljobs.com

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