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Global Maritime Recruitment

Naval Architect (Weight Control & Hydrostatics)

Discipline: Shipbuilding
Branch: Shipbuilding and repair
Location:South Holland
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#3469

Naval Architect (Weight Control & Hydrostatics)

Are you a Naval Architect looking for a long-term collaboration in the Netherlands? Do you have a strong affinity for hydrostatics and weight control? Then, please take a closer look at this position!


As a Naval Architect specializing in Weight Control and Hydrostatics, you will be a key member of the engineering team and your main responsibilities will include ensuring the vessel’s design is safe, stable, and within weight limits. You will use various ship design software, such as PIAS stability software, and conduct inclining tests. You will also collaborate with clients, classification societies, subcontractors, and shipyards to meet all requirements.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Conduct ship design calculations focusing on weight and hydrostatic properties.
  • Perform inclining tests to verify vessel stability.
  • Provide expertise during the proposal phase.
  • Manage weight and hydrostatics aspects during engineering and production phases.
  • Develop and review solutions for complex projects.
  • Contribute to research and development, proposals, and engineering activities.


  • BSc/MSc Degree in Naval Architecture or similar with at least one year of relevant experience.
  • Having knowledge of general ship design.
  • Theoretical understanding of hydrostatics, including intact and damage stability and longitudinal strength.
  • Having experience with PIAS is a big plus.
  • Speaking English fluently.


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.


The company offers you all necessary trainings to develop yourself along with 38 holiday days per year. The base salary for this position depends on your experience and capabilities.

More information

Are you the Naval Architect that we are looking for? You can reach me by calling +316 3011 1222 or 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 or those in possession of a Dutch work permit. Applications from other nationalities will not be considered.