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KNUD E. HANSEN is looking for an experienced stability Naval Architect to join the company. The successful candidate will become an integrated part of the project teams and will support the projects by calculating stability while respecting the constraints and suggesting optimizations.

There will good possibilities for developing other skills within ship design and project management.

The following outlines the job description in more detail:

  • Perform intact and damage stability calculations for all types of vessels
  • Take responsibility of the stability from concept phase to Class approval
  • Communicate with Client, Class and Authorities
  • Present results in self-explanatory high-quality reports according to KNUD E. HANSEN’s standards
  • Actively communicate with the project groups
  • Read, interpret, and comprehend customer and project requirements
  • Participate in other aspects of ship design as required

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must as a minimum have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture or a relevant engineering field of study
  • Five (5) years of industry or technically related work experience from European: Ship Owner, shipyard, class, consultancy or other relevant employer
  • Two (2) years’ experience with NAPA
  • Good understanding of current and upcoming stability regulations

Additional Qualifications

  • Proficiency to work in a team environment with rapidly changing priorities and perform multiple tasks with critical concurrent deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as a minimum in English
  • Self-motivated in anticipating, identifying, and taking action on potential issues and problems
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to think independently and formulate conclusions consistent with KNUD E. HANSEN’s high standards
  • Demonstrated high level of accountability, integrity and ethics in the performance of assigned tasks
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Rhino is an advantage
  • Travel as required to support field, client or supplier


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