Employment/Recruitment NAVAL ARCHITECT Job Location: USA, Seattle GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a naval architect/marine engineer position encompassing a wide range of naval architecture and marine engineering skills. This is a hands-on position, requiring job site engineering support at the Foss Seattle and Rainier yards and at 3rd party sites. This position will primarily support shipyard production, sales and estimating, as well as Foss fleet maintenance, repair, conversion, and new construction projects. This position requires strong communication skills with Foss clients and internal divisions. This position also requires a strong understanding of marine classification society rules and regulatory requirements and the ability to generate calculations, reports, and drawings using traditional methods and modern computer software. RESPONSIBILITIES: · Provide professional engineering analysis, and other technical & operational consultation and assistance to Foss Shipyards' management and production "teams", commercial customers, & other divisions of Foss Maritime Company. · Provide technical support for Foss global and domestic business development initiatives. · Provide engineering and design services for the vessel maintenance and operations division as part of the Foss internal engineering team; Provide engineering and design services for the Foss consulting division, Harbor Marine Group; · Research regulatory and classification society requirements as applicable to specific projects. · Implement a formal project management approach to managing specific jobs, as directed by the Director, Engineering. · Assist Shipyards management with "special projects". Assume the duties and responsibilities of Shipyards Quality Assurance Supervisor. Provide technical support for development of both preliminary and detailed cost estimates for commercial shipyard activity and Foss Maritime Company projects, as required. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: · Provide workable & cost effective solutions to various engineering, production, and project management issues, including calculations, drawings, and sketches utilizing CAD. · Combine the use of computers with sound engineering judgment, good interpersonal oral and written communications' skills, and industry experience, to professionally manage various projects as required. Provide both leadership and team member contributions to various projects. Perform structural design and calculations for marine vessels and floating equipment using classification society rules (ABS, DNV, Lloyds) as well as first principles and empirical formulas; · Perform trim and stability calculations and reports for marine vessels and floating equipment using USCG regulations, ABS, DNV, IMO, and SOLAS; · Generate design and modification drawings using AutoCAD to support design, modifications, design studies, and contract drawings; KNOWLEDGE OF: · ABS, DNV, USN, & USCG regulatory requirements as necessary for the design, construction, repair, and modification of small to medium sized commercial and military vessels. · Ship repair and fabrication methods, shop practices, industry standards, cost estimating, customer requirements and general business practices. General knowledge of a wide range of commercial vessels, with specific emphasis on small to medium vessels including towing vessels, barges, work boats, passenger vessels, and floating equipment; · Marine operations in general, including knowledge of tug and barge operations as required to allow intelligent and constructive interface with all aspects of marine operations and commercial customers. JOB CONDITIONS: · Job is performed primarily in an office environment with frequent on-site visits to shipyard facilities, dry-docks and vessels. · Must be able to access all areas of shipyard and company property including Administration building and Terminal, during all types of weather. Must use shipyard safety equipment, such as a hard hat and safety glasses. · Work involves daily interactions with shipyard administrations, crafts, commercial customers and Foss Management and Executives. · Physical requirements include ability to sit for extended periods of time, light lifting, and ascending/descending stairs. Also, need to be able to move about aboard vessels, including traveling up and down ladders and crawling tanks. · Extended travel is not generally involved; however, regular short term travel is required to visit clients, for vessel surveys and shipchecks and to visit Foss's Rainier, Oregon Shipyard. Some international travel may occasionally be required. · Work beyond an 8 hours day/5 day workweek is required as necessary. Occasional overnight travel and on-call status is required. EDUCATION: · B.S or M.S in Naval Architecture and/or Marine Engineering required. Washington or other EIT required. Washington Professional Engineers License in NA/ME preferred. If you would like more information on this position or if you would like to apply for this position, contact Lisa Sulock, Foss Maritime Company, 660 West Ewing Street, Seattle, WA 98119, Fax: 206-2704899, firstname.lastname@example.org. Foss is a drug free work place. Preemployment drug testing is required. THE COMPANY PRACTICES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN ALL JOB OPENINGS Lisa Sulock Foss Maritime Company 660 W Ewing Street Seattle WA 98119 USA Phone: 2062814713 Fax: 2062704899 Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.foss.com Marine Engineer - Total Lubricants USA, Inc A subsidiary of TOTAL, S.A., one of the largest oil companies in the world, TOTAL Lubricants USA, Inc. has manufacturing and office facilities in New Jersey, North Carolina, and Tennessee. We are currently looking for Marine Engineers with at least two to three years of sea going experience on diesel ships, or the offshore industry to join our dynamic marine lubricants sales group. The job will focus mainly on marine lubricant sales to ship-owners and managers and the offshore industry throughout the Americas region, responsibility being given to obtain the business of certain targeted customers. In addition you will also be responsible for day to day technical management and profitability of existing and new accounts. Prior marine sales experience and fluency in Spanish would be an advantage though not mandatory. Total Lubricants USA, Inc offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k) retirement program, medical, dental, vision, AD&D and life insurance. For consideration please forward your resume and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to: MARINE SURVEYOR RINA Classification seeks Marine Surveyors for NE Coast and Gulf Coast. Experience as Classification Surveyor, CE or shipy'd exp. a plus. Exten. travel req'd. Send resume: email@example.com 42 Human Resources Total Lubricants USA, Inc 5 North Stiles Street Linden, New Jersey 07036 Total Lubricants USA, Inc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News
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