STRUCTURAL DESIGN ENGINEER (MARINE)
West Coast Personnel
CapeTown, South Africa
4d ago
source : Job Placements

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

You will need a BEng / BSc / BTech / NDip 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 :

FEA (Finite Element Analysis) analyses

Structural calculations from first principles

Calculations as per the requirements of 3

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

party codes and standards (IMCA, ABS, DNV, Lloyds, AMSE) and prepare design submission reports for 3

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

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