Senior Hull Structure Engineer

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Maritime / Shipbuilding


This leading naval architecture and marine engineering company offers services for the energy and defence sectors and are looking for a Hull Structure Engineer to join them.

They specialize in new vessel design, upgrades, and unique infrastructure. They support investors throughout the project, from concept to completion.

Read below to find out more about your potential mission!


The mission:

  • Lead the design and calculation of ship hulls according to classification society rules and client specifications.
  • Oversee the work of project designers and draftsmen to ensure high-quality hull construction drawings.
  • Identify and share lessons learned throughout project execution for continuous improvement.
  • Participate in a variety of projects including FPSO hull design, methanol and carbon capture retrofits, and floating wind assets.


Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in Marine Engineering.
  • 8-15 years of experience in a similar hull structure engineer position.
  • Knowledge of offshore structures and naval architecture.
  • Expertise in structural analysis of global and detailed hull structures using FEMAP software and Class software VeriStar Hull (preferred).
  • Understanding of structural interfaces with related disciplines (mooring structures, cranes, topsides, etc.).
  • Knowledge of classification society rules (ABS, BV, DNV), IMO regulations, and international standards.
  • Strong work ethic and team spirit in multicultural environments.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Adaptability to a changing and innovative work environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and report challenges or difficulties.
  • Fluent in standard and technical English.


If this advertised position interests you, apply now, or get in touch via as CV’s will be immediately reviewed!

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

James Stares

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