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Senior Naval Architect

43,961 P.A. ?

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Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provide technical leadership and authority in Naval Architecture, designating work where applicable to junior engineers within their technical capabilities. Review and check junior engineer output
  • Provide support to our clients which includes Integrity Management / Inspection Management / Maintenance activities for Floating Systems (both hull and topsides structures) in accordance with client contractual requirements
  • Ensure projects are performed in accordance with industry codes/standards/Classification Rules, legislation, accreditation, and Oceaneering or Client policies/procedures
  • Prepare and maintain Floating Systems (hull and topsides structures) Integrity and Inspection Management strategies and risk based assessments
  • Ensure the strategies are implemented with development of appropriate short and long term plans and activities in accordance with Client planning process
  • Manage development and approval of detailed inspection work packs / work scopes for inspections and activities to the appropriate personnel or contractor(s). Ensuring all parties are fully conversant with all aspects of the work scopes
  • Review and endorse all relevant hull and topsides structures Inspection Reports, including 3rd party NDE Reports, and confirm the inspections have been carried out as required by the strategies
  • Carry out appropriate assessment or investigations of reported defects, report any anomalies and highlight any areas of concern to the appropriate client focal point. Advise the client when conditions present any immediate threat to integrity
  • Write accurate and concise reports which review, analyse, and trend integrity management and inspection data and provide informed recommendations for repair strategies
  • Develop strong relationships internally with the integrity management team and externally with Clients, Contractors and offshore personnel to ensure excellence in delivery and an effective integrity service
  • Undertake offshore, site visit or surveys as required
  • Promote the use of innovative methods or specialist technology to provide a more efficient service
  • Assist in the review and maintenance of Oceaneering processes and procedures for all aspects of floating systems
  • Lead, develop or input to bids and proposals in support of global operations
  • Support the Business Development function in the identification and development/delivery of marketing to prospective clients
  • Support the Line Manager in management of Oceaneering contract providing assurance on technical delivery and cost management including budgets/forecasting/CTRs

  • The list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake tasks that may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post
  • Assist with any other duties as and when required
  • Undertake specific projects as instructed by management

  • Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment.

  • Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.
  • Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.
  • Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This position may have direct supervisory responsibilities



  • Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture or related discipline e.g. Structural, Mechanical

  • Masters degree in related subject e.g. Naval, Structural, Mechanical
  • Award of professional engineer status within local region e.g. CEng/EUR ING/PE
  • Offshore medical and survival certification

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
  • Specific experience related to the job description
  • Demonstrated understanding of floating systems and hull integrity methods
  • Detailed understanding of the application of Classification Society Rules for structures and mooring systems
  • Understanding of inspection and NDE methods, and experience of Classification Society surveys
  • Good communicator, both written, verbal and technical to make complex terminology simple for the benefit of others
  • Good client or support contractor relationship skills at various levels of seniority or diverse cultures

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.

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