Naval Architect - Marine Transport

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Location: Houston, TX

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Date Posted: 09/18/2015


  • Ensure the safe and efficient transport of heavy marine vessels across the sea from one location to the other.
  • Prepare voyage plans by studying the horizon for potential waves or winds the vessel may encounter.
  • Prepare a complex transport after technical evaluation and data gathering from various internal and external resources.
  • Have documents for load-out, transport and discharge checked and approved
  • Provide transport engineering advice and support to other disciplines as well as external parties, as requested, using industry standards
  • Give technical clarification to Project Managers and Procurement personnel regarding what needs to be purchased for each vessel transport
  • Assist in load-outs as Ballast Engineer
  • Answer inquiries through collection, analysis and use of all necessary information needed for a successful acquisitions process or project
  • Execute feasibility studies and identify major costs in materials to be used
  • Offer advice to ensure a safe and successful project execution


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on Transport Engineering in Naval Architecture, Marine or Offshore Technology required.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience, with specific knowledge about offshore transportation required.
  • Experience with stability and ship motion software like GHS, Shipmo, Do-Suite, or ProjectWise highly preferred.
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