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Aberdeen - Westhill, Oslo, Zoetermeer

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Seaway 7 is a global leader in the delivery of bottom-fixed offshore wind farm solutions, committed to contributing to an efficient and sustainable energy supply for the future.  As a competent and experienced partner, Seaway 7 offers specialist foundation, offshore substation, submarine cable and wind turbine installation services and heavy transportation for the renewables sector.

With capabilities and an extensive expertise in project management, engineering, procurement and fabrication, Seaway 7 can deliver these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI), (integrated) Transportation & Installation (T&I) and Balance of Plant (BoP) to our clients in the offshore wind industry.

Our people are at the heart of our business and are the key to our success. Together we operate a high-end fleet with enabling capabilities and scale, allowing efficient worldwide operations, while providing vessel flexibility and optionality to clients. The active fleet comprises ten vessels with two more high-specification assets, designed for the installation of next generation of wind turbine generators and foundations, under construction.

We are looking for a fulltime Naval Architect to join our Specialist Engineering Department that could be based in our Engineering hubs in Aberdeen, Oslo or Zoetermeer. 


The role of Naval Architect is performed within the Specialist Engineering team that supports the projects in tender, engineering and offshore execution.

Typical naval section activities:
• Multi body analysis of marine operations.
• Workability analysis.
• CFD analysis.
• Mooring analysis. Vessel to Seabed
• Quayside Mooring
• Vessel to vessel mooring
• DP capability analysis, project specific.
• Positioning footprints project specific.
• Stability of crane vessels, transportation barges, other vessels, submerged structures.
• Longitudinal strength calculations.
• Loadout engineering
• Transportation analysis. Design input for grillage and seafastening. Sailability limits
• Towing engineering. Tug selection.
• Mating impact analysis
• Workability Forecast
• Offshore / yard experience
• Preparation and class approval of loading manuals and onboard computer programs.
• Preparation of parts of vessel’s operations manual.
• Supervision and checking of external engineering.
• Investigation of modification proposals.
• Preparations for operational upgrades.
• Engineering assistance for ship repair and dry-docking.
• Design, weight, loading and cost calculation for vessels and barges.
• Prepare technical specifications for construction/conversion/modification of vessels/barges.


Capability Profile / Qualifications:

  • BSc/ /MSc degree in Naval Architecture, Marine or Offshore Technology
  • Experience in offshore or shipbuilding is preferred
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of relevant software (AQWA, Ansys Fluent/CFX, Shipshape, Matlab, GMoor, DPCap, MS Office) is preferred
  • Good command of English

Seaway 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce, offering excellent career opportunities, as well as providing a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment.

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