Marine Architects

Marine Architects

Design and oversee construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures such as ships, barges, tugs, dredges, submarines, torpedoes, floats, and buoys. May confer with marine engineers.

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Initiative * Dependability * Achievement/Effort * Independence * Persistence * Innovation * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Conduct stability analyses of ships. * Study design proposals and specifications to establish basic characteristics of craft, such as size, weight, speed, propulsion, displacement, and draft. * Design complete hull and superstructure according to specifications and test data, in conformity with standards of safety, efficiency, and economy.



Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Architect Specialist, Boat Builder, Boat Designer, Designer, Engineering Specialist, Engineering Technician, Initial Design and Naval Architecture Supervisor, Marine Architect, Marine Structural Designer, Naval Architect, Naval Architect Specialist, Piping Designer, Structural Designer, Structural Engineer.