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Marine Systems Engineer/Designer

Position Type: Full-time regular employee

Location: Emeryville, California

Education required: Bachelors of Science, or equivalent degree in mechanical engineering, structural engineering, naval architecture, ocean engineering or equivalent.  Master of Science would be an advantage

Function: Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Requirements Management, 3D Design

Position Start: ASAP

 

General Description

Working within the Marine Systems Engineering and Design Group in Emeryville, CA,  this position’s main responsibilities consist of performing engineering and 3D modeling tasks related to the design of the marine systems, and particularly the secondary structure, of WindFloat platforms. The chosen candidate will work alongside a team of inter-disciplinary engineers and modelers/drafters. Work will focus on mechanical and structural design including requirements management.

 

Main Accountabilities:

  • Gathering, interpreting and managing technical requirements

  • Developing 3D designs using Solidworks and producing 2D drawings from solid models

  • Writing of Equipment Specifications, Datasheets, Material Requisitions, and Technical Bid Evaluations

  • Preparing various fabrication deliverables such as MTO’s, Technical Queries, etc

  • Interfacing with engineers from other company disciplines (Structural, Hydrodynamic, Mooring, Fabrication and Installation) to ensure project requirements are met

 

Education required:

  • Bachelor of Science, or equivalent degree in mechanical engineering, structural engineering, naval architecture, ocean engineering or equivalent.  Master of Science would be an advantage

 

Required Professional Experience:

  • 3+ Years of Experience

 

Required Knowledge:

  • Experience working in a project environment and managing requirements

  • Proficiency in 3D design software: 1 year of Solidworks experience preferred but extensive experience with other tools may be substituted

  • Knowledge of the offshore wind, offshore oil & gas, or maritime industry preferred. Operational ship/offshore experience is a plus

  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools, namely Word and Excel

  • English proficiency is mandatory both written and spoken. Additional language skills will be considered an advantage, particularly French, Portuguese, and Japanese

 

Other requirements:

  • Experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-time zone environment would be beneficial

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Autonomous, systematic, and detail oriented

  • Meticulous and persistent

  • Self-motivated

  • Team player and ability to work well with international interfaces

 

Please reply with motivation letter to: www.app_marinesysengdesign@principlepowerinc.com