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Naval Architect

Job ID: 106584
Location: USA Mohnton
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Seakeeper, Inc.
Contact: Kimberly Beachy
Address: 5 Front Street Plaza
Mohnton, PA 19540
Phone: 301-866-0246

Job Description
Role and Responsibilities
The Naval Architect will report directly to the Chief Engineer (one of two company founders) and will interface with the Engineering Manager and the recreational, commercial and military sales teams.

Seakeeper had developed practical mathematical models of boat motion, gyro dynamics and gyro control using MatLab and Simulink. These models are used to refine the gyro design, develop software and make roll reduction predictions for customers. Seakeeper has decided to bring on a Naval Architect to continue the development and validation of these models as well as develop new ones and apply them to gyro improvement, new gyro designs and customer applications.

Seakeeper is looking for an individual who enjoys developing mathematical models, correlating the models with test data and making performance predictions in support of new designs and applications. This is a very unique opportunity for a naval architect in that the modeling work is focused on a new product as opposed to paper studies. Additionally, the new product is a game changer in the marine industry that will become standard equipment on yachts, workboats and patrol craft.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
Qualified candidates must have a BSE in Naval Architecture with 3.0 GPA or better in overall course work with 3.5 or better in math and ship motion course work on a 4.0 Scale. MSE in Naval Architecture preferred. 3+ years experience in ship model testing for motions and developing and using ship motion simulation programs. Strong interest in mathematical modeling from a theoretical point of view combined with interest in correlating predictions with real world test data for validation purposes. Strong interest in using simulation tools for making practical performance predictions for customers on a daily basis. Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision are essential. Must have strong verbal skills and the ability to communicate professionally. Good technical writing skills is required. Strong command of Microsoft Office products, interpersonal skills, team player, and detailed oriented with minimal error. Qualified applicant must be professional, responsive, resourceful, flexible, well organized, and maintain a positive work attitude. Must be able to work independently, maintain filing systems and basic databases, gather and analyze information skillfully.

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