Port & Coastal Modeller - JhbDuties & ResponsibilitiesKey Responsibilities : The successful candidate will join the Port and Coastal Modelling team and operate in activities such as : Hydrodynamic modelling, including numerical modelling and analyses of waves (including infra-gravity waves)Wave penetration and harbour resonance studies.
Moored ship motions studies and downtime assessmentEntrance channel depth assessment and designShip manoeuvring simulations studies to aid design of navigation channels, aids to navigation and tug requirements and operational requirementsEnvironmental data analysesUndertake far-field and near-field dilution and dispersion modelling studiesAssist in preparation of proposals for projects related to these fieldsCompile reports on numerical modelling tasksRole model standards for SHEQ performance and behaviour consistent with the company’
s health, safety, environmental and quality vision and policies by influencing those around youContributing to the identification of SHEQ risks and driving processes to achieve Zero HarmEmbracing, displaying and promoting the company values and ensuring a safe working environment is maintained at all timesDesired Experience &
QualificationExperience Required : Post-graduate qualification in Applied Mathematics, Coastal / Port Engineering, or related field2 –
6 years’ relevant post graduate work experienceKnowledge and experience in modelling and analyses ship hydrodynamics, ship stability, dynamic mooring and downtime analysesProficient in programming with MATLAB / PYTHONSolid mathematical background, also a good judgment on matters and assumptions within the field of modellingKnowledge and experience in physical modelling of wave processes would be advantageousKnowledge and experience in applying port and coastal modelling software packages (Required) : Delft3D (WAVE;
FLOW; and SURFBEAT)XBeach (including non-hydrostatic module)Mike21 BW (knowlage of Mike21 MA would be beneficial)Simflex Navigator