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Engineer/Scientist (Ships)

Demand for our internationally renowned ship navigation and mooring services continues to grow. Would you like to join us and play an important role in our consultancy and research work in this area? Our Ships team has a vacancy for an Engineer/Scientist. 

It’s a chance to get involved in our ship navigation simulation studies, often using our state of the art ship and tug simulators, and ship mooring studies using our extensive physical modelling facilities or numerical models. You would also help us to innovate through a programme of research and development.

Want to get on board? You will need excellent communication skills and a technical background in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline. It would be an advantage if you have experience of ship navigation, ship mooring and port operations/logistics related work.

Our idea candidate will have:

  • A good engineering or scientific degree and a higher degree in a relevant subject. 
  • Two years post graduate experience. 
  • An ability to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • An interest in research and development in ship related topics.

It would be an advantage if you have:

  • Data analysis and coding skills (Matlab, Python, .net) 
  • Experience of ship navigation and ship mooring project work.

You will be based at our Howbery Park offices near Wallingford, in Oxfordshire, UK.

The main responsibilities of the successful candidate will be:

  • Provide input to and project management of ship navigation and mooring assessment studies
  • Client liaison
  • Business development and proposal writing 
  • Provide input to research and technical innovation, based on specialist expertise
  • Attend and present at conferences and workshops.

HR Wallingford is a world-leading research and consultancy organisation. From shipping to flooding, offshore energy to climate change, we advise clients worldwide how to design and manage the water environment.

Our people are our biggest asset. We are committed to recruiting and retaining staff of the highest calibre. We offer a stimulating working environment with competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Our excellent benefits package that includes a generous defined contribution pension scheme, life and permanent health insurance. We offer 25 days holiday plus three days company holiday per year, flexi-time working arrangements, a childcare voucher scheme, an on-site restaurant and an active sports and social club with on-site sporting facilities.

Salary range £37,183 - £50,728 per annum

How to apply

Please e-mail your full CV and covering letter to personnel@hrwallingford.com or contact
Sharon Draper Personnel Advisor, HR Wallingford, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BA. United Kingdom for more details.

Closing date: 30 September 2018.


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