Naval Architect/Structural Engineer – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Job Description

The group is actively seeking to recruit the following personnel for their DMCC office, Dubai, UAE:

Naval Architect/Structural Engineer

Job Purpose

Participation in organisation and in preparation of structural & naval architectural deliverables, calculation reports and specifications


  • Design the structural and naval architectural products as per project requirements in compliance with all applicable and relevant legislation, standards and codes
  • Liaise with Classification Society or/and Regulations Authority to ensure the safety & integrity of design
  • Prepare formal responses and clarifications to comments from Clients, Subcontractors and Classification Societies on the drawings, calculation reports and specifications
  • Recommend and follow up all quality assurance and safety factors/requirements applicable to the design
  • Identify and prepare specifications for the piping systems and equipment related as per project scope
  • Advise Project managers on the naval / structural aspects as per project tasks
  • Supervise as requested and advise junior staff
  • Perform inspections and site surveys as requested
  • Provide assistance to maintain Company’s ISO certification as related to engineering design
  • Execute additional tasks not listed here above but necessary to the Company depending on needs

Key skills/knowledge/experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent recognized engineering qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years of previous experience in the shipbuilding/marine/offshore sector
  • Experienced and competent user of Structural analysis software as STAAD, Sesam GeniE, SACS, etc.
  • Literate in Microsoft office suite
  • Able to produce 2D/3D drawings using CAD software
  • Experienced in basic and detail engineering design, has basic interdisciplinary knowledge
  • Well versed with International Standards, Classification Society rules and regulations for Vessels, Offshore structures & drilling units
  • Familiar with Shipyard practices and standards, has good knowledge of welding details
  • Good analytical, planning and reporting skills
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

This position is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and therefore only UAE based candidates need to apply. 

Interested applicants are invited to send their CV including, salary package expectation, qualifications and relevant experience and to the Human Resources Department on:

Applications to be submitted quoting a reference number in the subject line – DES#HR003

Company Description

Harris Pye, part of the Joulon Group is a rapidly expanding global player with active involvement in many key land-based, industrial, marine, offshore, oil and gas sectors. Operating worldwide on a 24/7 basis, our emphasis is on cost effective repair, preventative maintenance and conversion work.

Harris Pye is a multi-cultural global service provider with a focus on supplying top quality products with fast and efficient customer service.