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Global Maritime Recruitment

Engineer Weight Control (Naval Architect)

Discipline: Shipbuilding
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:South Holland
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#2821

Engineer Weight Control (Naval Architect)

Are you Naval Architect / Shipbuilding Engineer who wants to work on topics like weight analysis, damage stability and centre of gravity for a newbuilt vessel? If so, we have a challenging opportunity for you!


As an Engineer Weight Control, you work with a colleague on the weight control topic for a newbuilt vessel. You understand that the weight and centre of gravity of systems and components influence the stability of a vessel and you want to be responsible for collecting all information regarding weight of individual parts and updating your colleagues about it. Based on your information, the other engineers from the engineering team have a clear picture of the ship’s weight balance status and know their weight budgets.

Besides being in contact with your colleagues, you will be in contact with suppliers, clients, building yards and classification societies.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Analysing the weight and centre of gravity of the ship, systems and components;
  • Preparing stability booklet;
  • Updating your colleagues about the weight, balance and hydrostatics;
  • Keeping an eye on the weight budgets of the engineering departments;
  • Advising your colleagues about stability;
  • Supporting the Work Preparation Department on transportation and lifting topics;
  • Doing inclining tests and weight surveys (onboard).


We are looking for an accurate Naval Architect or Shipbuilding Engineer with good communication skills in English. Additionally, the following requirements should be met:

  • At least 1 year of working experience.
  • Knowledge about general ship design and hydrostatic calculations.


Our client is a company active in the shipbuilding industry. They design and build various types of ships and they are well-known by their high-quality products. Our client offers an international and professional working environment.


Project-based position for the duration of approximately 2 years (can be extended). The company offers you all the necessary trainings to develop yourself along with a lot of holiday days per year. The base salary for this position depends on your experience and capabilities. Furthermore, we provide all assistance to candidates who relocate to the Netherlands.

More information

Are you the Engineer Weight Control that we are looking for? If so, please get in contact with me. You can reach me by sending me an e-mail to

If you are sure that you are the person we are looking for, please send your CV to my e-mail address. Your details will be treated confidentially!

Please note this position is open only to EU citizens. Job applications from other nationalities will not be considered.