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Maritime Placement Year 2024

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £23.5K

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  • You must be a team player, problem solver, effective communicator, self-starter, and multi-tasker. Enthusiasm for engineering in the maritime sector is a must. A 2:1 Master's Degree in Naval Architecture is required.
  • You will be working on diverse maritime projects, such as high-speed landing craft designs, stability assessments for crane barges, and exploring future fuel options for the Royal Navy. Gain valuable experience in a dynamic consultancy setting.

Placement Program



  • As a Maritime Placement Student you will have the opportunity to join our Marine Technology Group that serves clients across Defence, the Royal Navy and the Commercial Marine industry


  • To work effectively in a consultancy environment, we are looking for individuals who can become:
  • A team player: with the ability to work effectively with others.
  • A problem solver: with the ability to critically question what you see, overcome technical challenges and think outside the box.
  • An effective communicator: with the ability to provide coherent professional advice, both verbal and written.
  • A self-starter: we want you to show initiative and the willingness to take on new challenges.
  • A multi-tasker: with the ability to manage your own time to juggle competing demands to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm: We want you to share our passion for engineering within the maritime sector.
  • As a minimum requirement, you will need to be working towards a 2:1 Master's Degree in Naval Architecture or equivalent.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Some examples of the projects that our students and young engineers have been working on during the last year include:
  • General Arrangement concepts for a high-speed landing craft to consider the impact of novel features such as foils and amphibious tracks.
  • Stability and wave interaction assessments for crane barges.
  • Exploring options for the Royal Navy’s adoption of future fuels across the surface fleet with a focus on the achievement of Net Zero.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





23500 GBP


  • 25 days holiday (pro rata)
  • A company that has its heart in the right place and a welcoming work culture.
  • Hybrid working with flexibility around life outside of work.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Private healthcare membership + wellbeing support.
  • Bonus scheme linked into company performance.
  • Support and mentoring during your placement year.
  • Opportunity to fast track onto our graduate programme.
  • Early career teams and office socials.