Naval Architect

Naval Architect.

Naval Architect



€30000 - €40000 per year




Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture

This leading naval architecture and marine engineering company offers services for the energy and defence sectors and are looking for a Naval Architect to join them.

They specialize in new vessel design, upgrades, and unique infrastructure. They support investors throughout the project, from concept to completion.

Read below to find out more about your potential mission!


The mission:

  • Perform stability calculations to ensure vessel safety.
  • Prepare general concept designs, weight reports, general arrangements (GA), and layouts.
  • Conduct concept and feasibility studies for new projects.
  • Oversee the work of draftsmen for accuracy and efficiency.
  • Apply state-of-the-art design principles and methodologies.
  • Contribute to achieving compliant and cost-effective hull designs that meet client satisfaction.
  • Basic Design of FPSO hulls and associated marine systems.
  • Retrofitting vessels with Methanol fuel storage and supply systems.
  • Carbon Capture retrofit projects.
  • Designing Floating Wind infrastructure.
  • Integration of alternative energies and improvement of asset efficiency.
  • Collaborate within a 5-person Naval Architecture team.
  • Deliver assigned projects with high technical quality and efficiency.


Your profile:

  • Master's degree in Naval Architecture.
  • 3-10 years of experience in a similar naval architect engineer position.
  • Proficiency in stability calculations.
  • Experience with NAPA software (preferred).
  • Knowledge of classification society rules (ABS, BV, DNV) and IMO regulations.
  • Strong work ethic and team spirit in multicultural environments.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Adaptability to a changing and innovative work environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Fluent in standard and technical English (French a plus).


If this advertised position interests you, apply now, or get in touch via as CV's will be immediately reviewed!


Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

James Stares


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