Employment Opportunities

Junior Naval Architect and Marine Engineer


Function. The Junior Naval Architect and Marine Engineer can find employment in different areas within the sector, with subordinate functions of a technical-specialist, managerial, organizational, technical-commercial nature, and in the scientific research. It will have the capacity to become actively involved in the process of creating complex systems with high added value, that also require the coordination of substantial human and economic resources.

Skills. The skills of a Junior Naval Architect and Marine Engineer derive from a good mastery of methods and general scientific content aimed at providing a sound basic mathematical, physical, and chemical culture. The Junior Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, in addition to presenting the skills common to the Industrial Engineering Class (Structural Mechanics, Electrotechincs, Technical Physics), acquires the most specific basic skills of the naval sector in the field of Hydrodynamics, Ship Buoyancy and Stability, Ship Construction, and Marine Engines. As part of various courses, the development of the ability to work in groups, and to be able to manage the organization of their own activities in the resolution of technical problems is stimulated.

Opportunities. The Junior Naval Architect and Marine Engineer may find employment, with subordinate tasks (also defined in terms of the law), at:

  • Shipbuilding and ship repair yards;
  • Industries for the exploitation of marine resources;
  • Shipping companies;
  • Classification societies and surveillance bodies;
  • Technical bodies of the Navy;
  • Professional design and survey offices;
  • Research institutions.