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Senior Naval Architect

Paris, France

ABL Group is a leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition. ABL Group has the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine engineering and marine operations disciplines.

Due to recent important wins in subsea and offshore wind farm projects in France and Europe, ABL France (Paris), is now looking for a Senior Naval Architect / Structural Engineer fluent in French and English with marine transportation and installation experience.

Reporting to the Project Director, the successful applicants will work within our Energy Team in Paris, France, and have a strong collaboration with other ABL group offices worldwide, particularly with our office in Nantes and our headquarter in London.

As Naval Architect / Structural Engineer, you will role will undertake a varied range of Consultancy Projects primarily as Owner’s Engineer (OE) or Marine Warranty Survey (MWS), covering loadout, transportation, and installation of fixed platforms, floating unitswind turbines, subsea structures, foundations as well as general marine and offshore operations: heavy lift, towing, mooring, sea fastening, anchor handling, dynamic positioning, jack-up, and vessel inspection.

Responsibilities include leading a project team as a project or package manager and acting as a technical lead in areas of expertise.

Role responsibilities

  • Project management: communication with client and reporting, management of resources and deliverables
  • Technical document reviews (procedure and analysis related to vessel survey, loadout, sea transportation, offshore installation) including independent spreadsheets and hand calculations, management/technical meetings, and site attendances concerning Owner Engineering and/or Marine Warranty Services requirements
  • Ensuring that the project is delivered as per the agreed project technical standards and current industry codes, client contract requirements, and with timely invoicing
  • Preparation of bids in conjunction with the Project Director
  • Collaboration with other disciplines and members of the ABL Group regarding operational and specialist matters
  • Propose and develop new business initiatives

Role requirements

  • Engineer degree qualified in one of the following disciplines;
  • Naval Architect, Maritime, Structural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience (8 years of experience will be preferable)
  • Relevant engineering track record for offshore transportation and installation – including experience offshore during marine installation operations
  • Will possess up-to-date knowledge of Loadout, Installation and Transportation methods, Codes of Practice, Rules, and Guidelines
  • Excellent and driven team player, but capable of working independently
  • Able to effectively manage workload through planning, prioritizing, and efficient delegation of work
  • Experience in managing project budgets and schedule is preferable
  • Fully proficient (written and verbally) in both English and French

Candidates must have the right to live and work in France. The role is office-based (Paris Gare de Lyon) and requires the flexibility of being able to travel at short notice abroad and to offshore locations for periods of time.

Contact and application

Join us – make a difference and apply via the form below. Remember to attach your cover letter and CV via the link provided. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis. The deadline for application is July 24th, 2022.

For questions, please do not hesitate to contact Vincent Frasse-Mathon, Sr. Subsea Installation Engineer by email: vincent.frasse-mathon@abl-group.com or Hugues Delanoue, Managing Director by email: hugues.delanoue@abl-group.com.

Please note that due to GDPR we do not accept applications via email.

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    Please note that due to the large volume of applications, we will only respond to those selected for interview.

    Who we are

    ABL Group is a leading global independent energy and marine consultant working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition across the renewables, maritime and oil and gas sectors, offering our clients the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine, engineering and adjusting disciplines from more than 300 locations worldwide.

    Headquartered in London, the ABL Group has offices in all major marine and offshore energy hubs worldwide. We have 63 offices in 39 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

    The ABL Group is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Børs (Aqua).

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