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Career Profile: Naval Architect

The Career Profile of the Naval Architect will be described in this article. The Naval Architect designs and constructs sea-going vessels (e.g. ships/ yachts) and offshore structures for the exploitation of oil and gas. He also oversees the operation, maintenance and repairs of his construction projects.

He must keep abreast of technological trends and be able to utilize complex computer-aided design and analytical tools. His job entails meeting international safety standards as well as coordinating shipbuilding and offshore engineering projects.

One would require a Degree in Naval Architecture to be a Naval Architect. With experience, you can expect to rise from technical ranks to managerial positions.