Job Description

Senior Structures Engineer - Naval Ships

A Senior Structures Engineer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Glasgow

Overview of the Senior Structures Engineer contract role

  • Produce structural design solutions, supported by calculations, for either ship scantling issues or seat designs as required
  • Liaise with the Detail Design community and equipment owners to unblock issues preventing the conclusion of structural design activities
  • Prepare Design Sketches of structural solutions as required

Key Accountabilities

  • Structural solutions, calculations, design sketches and drawings supporting design and assessment tasks, specific to own discipline.
  • Design and Assessment Studies
  • Technical Reports and Specifications
  • Peer reviewing of other team members calculations where required

Key skills

  • Able to perform analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements based on experience.
  • Has sufficient breadth of knowledge of warship design and the sound judgement needed to be able make correct trade-off decisions
  • Knowledge of Classification Society (e.g Lloyd's Register) requirements with respect to the design of ship structures
  • 2 Years' experience in engineering or a defence or related industry
  • Typically degree qualified (not essential) , likely to be in a technology, engineering or science related discipline
  • Working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council

The role is based in Glasgow - Commutable from Kilmarnock, Paisley, Greenock, Stirling and Falkirk with excellent access from Edinburgh

If you are a Structures Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Defence opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

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