Naval Architect

Naval Architects design and oversee the construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures.
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    Overview

    Naval Architects design and oversee the construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures.

    Day-to-day

    • engages in research and development work specialising in design and construction of ships and other vessels
    • consults with specialists to co-ordinate design of vessel
    • carries out surveys of ships’ hulls, superstructures and equipment, and measures ships for tonnage and freeboard
    • conducts investigations into such matters as structural faults and losses due to capsize, on behalf of parties involved in litigation
    • designs yachts and other small vessels.

    Considerations

    • Working outdoors

    To become a Naval Architect

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