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 kfoston@outsource-uk.co.uk or phone 0161 694 9200

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