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Naval Architect

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The role of Graduate Naval Architect is to control and execute the engineering activities and project management of ALE Offshore Service including feasibility study for Load-out, Float-over, Float-off, Launching and various marine heavy lift operations. The successful candidate is also expected to be knowledgeable and can perform Barge Computer Modelling, Stability Assessment, Structure Checks & Design, Ballast Study, Mooring Analysis, Sea-Fastening Design, and Material Take-off as well as Site Implementation

Role Responsibility

  • Perform marine engineering design calculations using available software
  • Prepare reports and analysis for projects and tenders
  • Assist the engineering team in carrying out feasibility studies
  • Ensure work on site as per design
  • Monitor, engage, liaises and coordinate project performance in all stages; from tender stage, execution and completion
  • All tasks must be carried out in a timely and accurate manner and must comply with company guidelines and all health, safety, quality and environmental (HSQE) regulations.
  • Ensure that any tools / equipment used is in line with HSQE guidelines and must be stored correctly when finished with. Any defects or malfunctions must be reported as per company procedure.


The Ideal Candidate





  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Marine Engineer / Naval Architect


  • Degree in relevant engineering discipline
  • Proficient Math and Physics


  • Relevant experience in a similar position


  • Work placement in offshore projects / similar engineering field / shipyards / engineering office


  • Proficient in MS Applications / Excel / Word / Outlook/ Powerpoint
  • Good English communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to solve ad-hoc problems quickly with clearly defined solutions
  • Knowledgeable in related engineering softwares such as AutoCAD, MATHCAD


  • Knowledge in Marine Engineering Softwares such as MOSES, SACS, OPTIMOOR,  AUTOHYDRO


  • High level of self motivation and self-management
  • Good communicator – written and verbal
  • Pro-active, able to work as part of a team and also independently
  • Able to learn new techniques and procedures
  • Able to solve ad-hoc problems quickly with clearly defined solutions
  • Quality and detail focus
  • Organised
  • Able to travel in different countries at short notice


  • Effective Planner
  • Self-driven
  • Result-oriented
  • Proactive
  • Can work independently and takes the initiative.


  • Must have full right to work in the UK.
  • Current and valid driving license
  • Current and valid passport, no restrictions
  • Flexibility is required, and willingness to travel frequently, inside and outside of the United Kingdom.


  • Knowledge in Structural Analysis is an advantage

Package Description

Competitive package based on skills and experience

About the Company

ALE is a leading provider of heavy lifting and transportation solutions to a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide, ranging from power generation to ports, from renewables to oil and gas, and from civil engineering to mining.  We work with clients both onshore and offshore, and in many other challenging environments from high altitude, to desert and even arctic conditions.  Our expertise lies in all aspects of heavy lifting and transportation, including specialised cranes, transporters, hydraulic equipment, and barges. The unique nature of our work means that we rely on highly skilled operators and engineers to work on our projects in a safety critical environment.

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