STRUCTURAL ENGINEER - MARINE DESIGN (Cape Town) RNeg
West Coast Personnel
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
1d ago
source : Careers24

Marine Engineering, Structural, subsea and offshore solution providers seek an experience Structural Engineer with a solid professional track record and Marine industry experience.

You will need a B.Eng. / B.Sc. / B. Tech / N. Dip in Mechanical Engineering . (Marine industry preferable). The following skills / years experience are required which must be demonstrated by submitting examples : · 7 years dedicated experience in heavy structural, plant and machine design.

  • 7 years dedicated experience in finite element analysis. · 5 years dedicated experience in Solid works modeling, drawings and simulation.
  • 4 years experience is steel fabrication in exotic materials. Key Responsibilities amongst others and not limited to : · Lead designers in the design of marine structures and equipment · Good understanding / knowledge of pressure vessel design and the ASME code · Provide structural design guidance to junior staff · Develop concept designs of marine equipment, structures and complex assemblies to facilitate proposals and perform budget costings.
  • Perform structural analysis such as : a. FEA (Finite Element Analysis) analyses b. Structural calculations from first principles c.
  • Calculations as per the requirements of 3 rd parties such as ABS, DNV, Lloyds etc. · Produce SolidWorks designs, conceptual drawings and manufacturing drawings as required · Co-ordinate design inputs from junior and other staff · Manage sub-contractor designs and integrate design inputs from them.

  • Review and approve structural drawings · Read and interrogate 3 rd party codes and standards (IMCA, ABS, DNV, Lloyds, AMSE) and prepare design submission reports for 3 rd party review such as ABS, DNV and Lloyds Register and resolve technical queries and / or comments throughout the design appraisal and production / manufacturing phases of the project · Produce testing and validation documentation : FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing), Inspection Reports, Quality Control Plans, painting and corrosion protection guidelines · Software : SolidWorks, AutoCAD, MathCAD, PVElite, MS Office, MS AX Dynamics (ERP) · Additional skills / experience Experience with Failure Mode, Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA) Additional Skills Required : · High level of technical competency in the fundamentals of mechanical engineering design and analysis.
  • Hands-on experience in assembly and operation of marine and subsea equipment, · Must possess a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, under pressure, manage multiple tasks, and be goal oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. · Ability to work overtime when required · Position may require international travel Email your CV to anthonyjobs wcp.co.za
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