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Naval Architects are responsible for the design, construction and repair of seafaring vessels and offshore structures. Responsibilities shown on example resumes in this field include preparing and inputting job summaries into the shipyard's planning and scheduling database; and corresponding with production mechanics to ensure the process that was created was provided in a timely manner, used a method that was easier on the mechanic doing the work, and clear on the desired end product. Sample resumes indicate that a degree in a relevant subject, such as marine or mechanical engineering, engineering design or civil or structural engineering, is essential.

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Naval Architect

Performed field investigations to evaluate existing conditions and deterioration of steel structure and made recommendations for repairs.

  • Designed and analyzed structural elements including decks, bulkheads, hulls, platforms, foundations and structural supports for shipboard systems.
  • Prepared and checked plans assuring the work complied with AISC and applicable navy specifications and standards.
  • Provided engineering design support to the production department to solve problems that arose during fabrication and construction.
  • Provided construction management support on a large water system improvement contract which installed over 12,000 feet of piping and two new pumping stations along with other improvements.
  • Worked on a special team which used new technologies for highly accurate industrial measuring. Led the team for three months, incorporating industrial photogrammetry as a measurement tool for rehabilitation work.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
2

Naval Architect

Developed hull lines in Rhino for a fireboat, used GHS to make initial stability predictions for hullform, and performed
initial ABS structural calculations for Ice-class.

  • Analyzed three separate hullforms (monohull, catamaran, and trimaran) using ShipX and VERES motions analysis tools in specific oceanic conditions for a CCDOTT project.
  • Developed and designed a Ro/Ro-type cargo ship for a short sea shipping CCDOTT project.
  • Aided in setting up a computer ship model (HSSL), which was sent to a model manufacturer, and supported and managed the execution of model tests.
  • Provided Engineering support for drawing and document validation on USCG RB-M Project.
  • Performed RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance) Analysis on USCG vessels' mechanical systems.
  • Computed power estimates and stability parameters for fireboat models.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BSE
Naval Architecture And Marine Engineering
BSE
Mechanical Engineering
3

Naval Architect

Served in Basic Design Group in support of conceptual design of ULCC for foreign owners and VLCC for domestic petroleum company.

  • Conducted computer aided design for the first environmental friendly tanker design in Taiwan.
  • Participated in the feasibility study for the establishment of national shipping fleet including tanker, bulk carrier, container ship, etc., for a South East Asian country.
  • Successful in developing the first MARPOL SBT/PL tanker design and assisted the local shipyard in securing the first newbuilding contract with a major US oil company.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Naval Architecture
MS
Ocean Engineering
Naval Architecture
4

Founder, Naval Architect

[company name], LLC was founded to provide design, engineering, and consulting services directly to clients.

  • Consulted on business strategy, tooling design and new boat construction at the manufacturer's facility.
  • Developed a product expansion roadmap with the builder.
  • Created a manufacturing process flow for a new product line.
  • Collaborated with suppliers to maximize efficiency in manufacturing while minimizing costs.
  • Designed a performance center console fishing boat and the superstructure for a port security boat.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
MA
Ocean Engineering
MA
Technological Entrepreneurship
5

Naval Architect

Determined the ballasting needs for US Navy submarines and ships based on naval architectural experiments. Planned and executed naval architectural experiments such as inclining, trim drives and pier-side checks. Developed reports to document the experiments and to provide ballasting requirements.

  • Led over 30 naval architectural experiments, including obtaining the joint cooperation of U.S. Naval officers, engineers and technicians, and shop workers.
  • Attended and made presentations at Navy-wide naval architectural symposiums.
  • Provided on-site technical guidance for docking and undocking evolutions at PSNS.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
6

Naval Architect

Spent three months working on the plant line to gain knowledge of every aspect of the build process.

  • Performed speed and weight prediction calculations for new production models.
  • Took part in sea trials where vibration, sound, maneuvering and performance testing took place.
  • Performed Trim and Stability Calculations on new construction projects.
  • Spent a week at Steven's Institute testing various design models in a tow tank.
  • Assisted in preliminary layout design.
  • Worked on design work of Viking 60 Convertible, 50 Convertible, 46 Convertible, 46 Open, 82 Convertible, 42 Convertible, 42 Open, 57 Convertible, 66 Convertible, 70 Convertible and 76 convertible.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BE
Naval Architecture
7

Naval Architect

Performed structural and stability calculations in accordance with US Navy Standards

  • Conducted inclining experiments and produce stability books
  • Wrote operations manuals
  • Estimated cost and change orders for navy ship repairs
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Science
8

Naval Architect

Ship design for technical division of U.S. Navy. Highest Grade: GS-13 / ND-IV

  • Principal naval architect for USS Freedom-class Littoral Combatant Ship (LCS); oversaw technical development of $300M+ naval ship. Produced specifications and contract documentation and served as contractor liaison. Identified early signs of weight overruns that were corrected on later productions. First ship launched in 2006.
  • Led group of approximately 15 scientists to investigate the hydrodynamics of hull-propulsor interactions. Produced proposal that obtained $1M+ funding from Office of Naval Research.
  • Team leader for Navy-wide ship modularity study, produced internal Navy publication.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Architecture And Marine Engineering
PhD
Mechanical Engineering
9

Naval Architect/ Senior Staff Mechanical Engineer

Prepared LCS Damage Control diagrams, evaluated corrosion issues and recommended design and manufacturing improvements.

  • Lead Engineer for the development of the hydraulic vehicle ramp structural and operating system for the arctic ferry M/V SUSITNA (E-Craft).
  • Responsible for the development, design and integration of ship systems for advanced marine vessels.
  • Familiar with IMO, ABS & DNV High Speed Vessel Rules. Performed scantling selection using class rules and optimized structures using finite element modeling & analysis. Developed detailed weight estimates and updates during design and construction.
  • On-site technical representative for construction of KILO MOANA (AGOR-26) SWATH Oceanographic research vessel. Project Manager for the maintenance, modification and operation of SEA SLICE test vessel to accept modular sensor, communication and weapon packages for participation if FBE-J naval experiment
  • Provided development marine structural and mechanical engineering support for offshore renewable energy systems to convert wave and tidal current energy.
  • As Subject Matter Expert, provide technical support for marine design projects on classification and regulatory standards and approval processes.
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BSE
Naval Architecture
MS
Ocean Engineering
10

Naval Architect

  • Made drawings of the hull structures according to the requirements.
  • Created detailed 3D models of the vessels' scantlings to allow the Naval Architects of the Mechanical Department and Naval Architects of the Electrical Department to simulate pipes and electrical routing to avoid interference with hull constructions.
  • Counted the weight and dimensions of the metal sheets required to build the ship.
  • Maintained communication with Chief Designer, Chief of Hull Department, Marine Architects of Hull Department, Marine Architects of Mechanical Department, Marine Architects of Electrical Department, and Marine Foreman.
  • Prioritized work on the most important drawings.
  • Checked that vessels were built per drawing requirements.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Completed Both Intermediate And Advanced Level English Course
BA
Marine Engineering
BA
Shipbuilding And Ocean Engineering

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