Graduate Naval Architect



Reinvent the future of energy. Join us as a Graduate Naval Architect and embody the Kent culture while helping us reach a net zero future. Our Naval Architect teams operate globally in the Offshore Wind and Oil & Gas markets - this is your chance to join them.

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

As a Graduate Naval Architect, you will be working on several projects, from designing offshore wind farms and sub-stations, to advising clients on the range of services we offer. Discuss complex engineering solutions. Learn about feasibility studies, concepts and life extensions. You’ll need to meet client budgets, raise their expectations and consider their requirements in everything you do. Responsibilities you could take on include:

  • Learning all about specialised tools, such as Ansys, AQWA, DNV, SESAM, Simulia Abaqus and lots more
  • Analysing vessels and offshore structures using specialist techniques, such as hydrodynamic analysis, mooring analysis and stability analysis
  • Designing and analysing floating and fixed offshore structures, from wind turbines to semi-submersibles

What you can expect

We think about your future. We’re seeing more graduates moving into senior roles, faster, and we’re not going to lose momentum. With the structured development programme we’ve designed for people like you, you’ll be on the road to career success. Learn new leadership skills and capabilities from industry professionals at Kent and structured training sessions we’ve planned for you. Build a future in a diverse company that has a real passion to see you develop. We also have a variety of benefits available, including:

  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexible holiday (buy & sell)
  • My Discounts Plus (discounts from shops and retailers)

Who you are

Curious, driven and hardworking. We revolve around team working, so you will need to be comfortable working collaboratively and alone. Our Graduates should also embrace diversity, equality and inclusion in everything they do. You should be a recent graduate with a 2:2 in Naval Architecture or Ship Science. Other qualities we like to see in you are:

  • Ability to adapt to new environments, ways of working and technologies
  • A drive to develop, both personally and within your career
  • Able to challenge yourself to find new solutions

You matter. Whatever your culture, skill, language, age or identity. A diverse workforce is the catalyst for success. We work hard to drive awareness on diversity and inclusion across our business, changing perspectives for the better. Celebrating character and creating a culture where everyone feels a sense of belonging with us.

Who we are

We are Kent. We design, build and maintain the assets that power the world. For over 100 years, we’ve delivered sustainable energy, and we’re taking that to a whole new level. Our goal is to be the global leader in integrated energy services, and we need you to help us get there. Sustainability and innovation are at the forefront of everything we do

Driven by the energy of our team, we employ and empower the best. Our values drive our business. Define what we do. We’re being the best for ourselves, our clients, our partners, the communities we operate in, and the planet.

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We play big. We thrive on emotional agility. We are fanatical about performance. We are built on infinite thinking.

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