Naval Architect

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StillingstittelNaval Architect
ArbeidsgiverOcean Sun
BransjeKraft og energi, Maritim og offshore, Olje og gass
StillingsfunksjonIngeniør/Marinteknikk / Naval architecture

By combining the Norwegian maritime expertise and knowledge within photovoltaics, Ocean Sun has developed an innovation that offers a bold solution to our global energy needs. The patented technology is based on solar modules mounted on hydro-elastic membranes and offers cost and performance benefits not seen in any other floating PV system today. Listed on Euronext Growth in Oslo with offices in Oslo, Singapore and Shanghai, Ocean Sun is embarking on its vision to be the world's leading technology provider of floating solar.

Are you ready to join a game changer in moving towards a clean energy future?

Ocean Sun revolutionizes floating solar power production with an efficient, low-cost and robust solution for all water bodies. The company already cooperates with several of the world’s largest independent power producers such as Statkraft and developers such as Scatec

In competition with the most promising start-ups in Europe, DIGITALEUROPE, the leading European digital technology association, has awarded Ocean Sun second place in its Future Unicorn Award as Europe`s most promising Scale-up, having what it takes to become the next European unicorn.

As our new Naval Architect, you can be part of the next level on this ground-breaking journey, with a position with the power to influence the company and the industry.

The right individual will be a key player and integral part of the technical/project group of the company, working both on already awarded projects and to develop the Ocean Sun concept further. You will be involved in all phases of our projects - from tendering, mooring system design, hydrodynamic analyses and installation of the system. The position will report to the COO.

Main tasks:

  • Be an integral part of the technical/ project group of the company.
  • Conduct hydrodynamic modelling and mooring analysis for a variety of projects in response to tenders and work requests.
  • Review and approve engineering analyses and deliverables to ensure quality.
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in industry codes and standards on mooring systems design.
  • Provide technical advice in response to queries related to mooring systems design.
  • Interface with clients, vendors and third-party contractors as required at client meetings, inspections, tests etc.
  • Undertake quality assurance activities and lead efforts to improving the existing system.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Naval Architecture/Subsea Engineering or similar engineering discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years’ strongly analytical experience in hydrodynamics and naval architecture.
  • Extensive experience with hydrodynamic modelling and analysis in software such as Orcaflex, Aquasim or similar
  • A good understanding of marine operations, primarily related to mooring systems installation.
  • In depth knowledge of industry codes and standards on mooring systems design.
  • Confident in creating and reviewing models for moorings/subsea installation.
  • Prior experience with structural/ fatigue analyses is an advantage, but this is not essential.
  • Ideally project management experience including tendering, scheduling & creating deliverables, but this can be developed.

Language and diversity:

  • Proficient in English, both written and orally.
  • Fluency in Norwegian is not a requirement.
  • Ocean Sun is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply.
  • All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.


  • Proficient in English, both written and orally.
  • Fluency in Norwegian is not a requirement.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact our recruitment partner Prime Executive - Senior Advisor Frode Pettersen, phone +47 478 88 285 or researcher Sondre Løkken, phone +47 480 29 015.


  • Kontaktperson: Frode Pettersen
  • Stillingstittel: Partner
  • Telefon: +47 478 88 285
  • Kontaktperson: Sondre Løkken
  • Stillingstittel: Konsulent Research & analyse
  • Telefon: +47 480 29 015


Adresse: Ocean Sun AS