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Graduate Engineer / Scientist - Ships and Dredging

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Graduate Engineer / Scientist - Ships and Dredging

  • Location:

    Wallingford

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £27k - 33k per year

  • Contact:

    Tony Hutt

  • Contact email:

    Tony.hutt@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 030

  • Job ref:

    JO0000024265

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client is looking to recruit a Graduate Engineer / Scientist to help deliver their growing ship navigation and mooring related work.  The successful candidate will join the Ships and Dredging Group and take an important role in consultancy and research work.  This will involve participating in ship navigation simulation studies, that often use state of the art ship and tug simulators, and ship mooring studies that may use some of their extensive physical modelling facilities or numerical models.  The role will require excellent communication skills, underpinned by a technical background in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline.  Experience and knowledge of ship navigation, ship mooring and port operations/logistics related work will be an advantage.  The role will also provide the opportunity for innovative research and development to support this growing business area.
 
The successful candidate will have: 
A good engineering or scientific degree in a relevant subject
An ability to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams
Excellent oral and written communication skills
An interest in research and development in ship related topics.
In addition, the following will be an advantage:
Data analysis and coding skills (Matlab, Python, .net)
Knowledge of ship navigation and ship mooring work.
The successful candidate will be based at their offices in Oxfordshire, UK. The company is a world-leading research and consultancy organisation. From shipping to flooding, offshore energy to climate change, they advise clients worldwide how to design and manage the water environment.
 
They are committed to recruiting and retaining staff of the highest calibre. By offering a stimulating working environment with competitive salaries commensurate with experience. There is an excellent benefits package that includes a generous defined contribution pension scheme, life and permanent health insurance. 25 days holiday plus 3 days Company holiday per year, flexi-time working arrangements, a childcare voucher scheme, an on-site restaurant and an active sports and social club with on-site sporting facilities.