The role will be responsible for providing Naval Architecture advice to Fleet Operations, construction and conversion projects in which Shell Shipping Technology is engaged, and to other parts of the Group. This person will also be responsible for undertaking the Naval Architect work in support of Shell Shipping Technology activities and fleet operations.
The Other Responsibilities Of The Role Include
- Participate in project teams for new construction and conversions, including the preparation of outline specifications, technical evaluation of tenders, negotiation with short listed bidders, plan approval, design discussions with builder, attendance and witness at factory acceptance tests, commissioning, and trials.
- Effective liaison with personnel from professional bodies, shipyard managers, Shell Shipping fleet management operation units and Shell Group discipline engineers.
- Follow policies and interpret legislative requirements with some guidance.
- Keep abreast of industry developments and recognise potential for economic implementation of innovative ideas as a means of increasing operational safety or reducing costs.
- Ensure that maintenance and repair of all ships and systems is commensurate with the highest possible quality, realistic cost, and potential period out of service.
- Participate in technical discussions with manufacturers regarding design, testing and operation of equipment.
- Design, installation, and commissioning of equipment for maritime assets.
- The Naval Architect may provide casualty response within a multi-discipline team. Training will be provided in specialised software and response system.