Parsons Corporation Lead Naval Architect in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Lead Naval Architect


Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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Lead Naval Architect

Parsons is the Project Management Consultancy for amajor maritime project in Saudi Arabia.The scope of work is to provide a world-class, integrated maritime and dry docking industrial complex. Once complete, the maritime facility will provide new ship building services as well as maintenance, repair and operations services for offshore rigs, platforms, commercial vessels, and offshore support vessels. We are the Project Management Consultancy for this project and currently searching for a Lead Naval Architect:


  • Assist the project management team to review the infrastructure design and drawings to ensure that it will support the Maritime Yard’s products when operational.

  • Review, advise and supervise the relevant marine structural disciplines involved in the design and construction.

  • Evaluate the shiplift/docking system proposals that will be submitted by the EPC contractors.

  • Review the detailed engineering of shiplift/docking systems submitted by the EPC contractors.

  • Advise on and supervise the installation of all major operational assets to support eventual production.

  • Provide guidance in technical matters pertaining to standards, regulations and compliance to Classification Society requirements relevant to such projects.

Required qualifications and skills

  • University degree (level BSc or MSc)in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering from an accredited and reputable university.

  • Minimum 20 years of work experience of which 15 should be related to the maritime/ports/shipbuilding industry.

  • Strong credentials in naval architecture and structural engineering.

  • Experience related to design and operations of a major ship repair facility, ship lift and docking systems .

  • Member of RINA or equivalent

  • At least 15 years’ experience in the development of such projects

  • Excellent English language skills.

  • Good knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with Naval Architecture.

  • International work experience is an added advantage.

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding, and fun work experience. Join us and become part of an enthusiastic, responsible team that comprises talented professionals who use their energy, innovation, and dedication to deliver vital infrastructure and services to our clients and communities. We provide competitive compensation packages, attractive benefits, and great careers.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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