Naval architects design and oversee the construction, survey and repair of a wide variety of marine craft and floating structures, such as naval craft, passenger and cargo ships, submarines, high-speed ferries and catamarans, tugs, boats, yachts and oil rigs.
Naval architects may…
Naval architects may specialise in structure and design, management, cost calculations, manufacturing processes, research, mechanical practices, hydrodynamics and hydrostatics, propulsion and systems engineering. They may also specialise as a Maritime or Ocean Engineer.
Naval architects work in a variety of places from drawing offices to shipyards to the open sea (when testing vessels).
To work as a naval architect you will require a Degree.
There is also always the potential, with further experience and possibly more training that you can end up in a number of senior management positions.
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