Career outlook for naval architect
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would design, build and repair vessels such as ships and boats, and offshore structures such as drilling platforms.
- Manage the work of engineering design teams
- Make sure that designs are safe, functional and good value for money
- Prepare design plans using computer software
- Check and test plans using computers and 3D models
- Organise production and repairs
You could specialise in a particular area, such as design, building and repair work, research and development, or consultancy.
You could also work for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency as a ship surveyor. You would then check the safety of ships and marine structures.
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- Working with technology
- Problem solving
- Attention to detail
- Developing a plan
- Managing resources
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