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Ship Design Manager, Maritime Support Vessel
Ship Design Manager, Maritime Support Vessel The Ship Design Manager is responsi
Position: Ship Designer
Type: Full Time
The Ship Design Manager is responsible for managing the MSV Program design, engineering, production, contract and
regulatory requirements associated with alterations, modifications, conversions and technical solutions and upgrades for
the MSV program.
They will report to the MSV Program Manager. The MSV Ship Design Manager work location is at the MLL office in Norfolk,
VA. The MSV Ship Design Manager performs periodic travel to the ship or other locations as required. On occasion, such
as special projects, the MSV Ship Design Manager may have other company personnel reporting into him or her in the
form of a cross functional team.
Maersk Line, Limited offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment
characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our current and new customers.
We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, such as health insurance, dental and vision insurance, a 401K savings
plan with an employer match, and paid time off. Maersk Line, Limited encourages continuous learning at work, and we
offer various development opportunities to our employees.
Oversee designs/solutions for changes, alterations, modifications, upgrades and conversions pertaining to the MSV
Serve as the primary interface with classification societies and USCG to ensure efficient design approval of engineering
for changes, alterations, modifications, upgrades and conversions pertaining to the MSV program.
Perform detailed reviews and quality assurance verifications on all in-house and contracted engineering deliverables for
changes, alterations, modifications, upgrades and conversions pertaining to the MSV program.
Coordinate design input between ship’s crew, industrial assistance, consultants and shipyard management to ensure
efficient and executable solutions are being developed for implementation.
Develop work specifications, drawings and technical information to enable contractors to quote, and regulatory agencies
to review, requested modifications.
Complete engineering, mechanical, naval architecture engineering, finite element analysis, loading conditions, etc. to
support the MSV program.
Complete 2D and 3D CAD production engineering drawings for MSV program ship system alterations, modifications,
upgrades and conversions including but not limited to structural, pipe, electrical, ventilation, etc.
Complete one-line design drawings for MSV program alterations, modifications, upgrades and conversions including, but
not limited to, structural, pipe, electrical, ventilation, etc.
Be an advocate for shipboard safety, the company safety culture and actively support timely attention to any safety
Act on continuous improvement initiatives with timely attention and completion in a cost efficient manner.
Perform other position related duties as specified by management.
Support company commitment to safety and other selected standards and certifications.
Responsible for meeting the requirements and deadlines in preparation of shipyard specifications, selection of vendors,
and optimal utilization of ship’s force during the shipyard period
Who we are looking for
Education and Experience:
B.S. in Naval Architecture required (B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in addition to Naval Architecture preferred)
Advanced degree from an accredited institution in business, logistics or equivalent discipline is preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of project management experience and vessel design experience required.
Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) preferred.
Must be eligible for a secret level security clearance.
Proficiency with the following software preferred:
MS Office Suite including Project and Visio
AutoCAD for 2D drawings
Navisworks for 3D model review
Solidworks for 3D model development
Rhinoceros & ORCA 3D for hull modeling
NEiNastran & FEMAP for Finite Element Analysis
Pipe-Flo for piping system design
Multiframe 4D for structural analysis
Maxsurf Pro for 3D hull development and fairing
HydroMax Pro for hydrostatics, longitudinal strength, and complete intact/Damaged Stability Analysis
NavCad for hull resistance and propeller selection
Excellent interpersonal skills required for conducting day to day business.
Last application date: 31 December 2019.
For further information, please contact: .
You must be authorized to work for any employer in the US.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
Pay Transparency Notice:
Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) is an American company, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., that provides U.S. flag transportation,
ship management and maritime technical services to government and commercial customers. As a business within the
A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, MLL uniquely combines unparalleled experience, maritime expertise and global intermodal
capability. Through our colleagues, both on and offshore we own, operate, and charter the largest U.S. flag fleet in
commercial service, including container vessels, tankers, heavy lift and multipurpose vessels.