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Naval architectural technician
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Naval architectural technician

Precision is in your DNA and you like to see your ideas come to life? If you like architecture and the marine industry appeals to you too, we have the perfect career for you.


Under the supervision of a Naval Architect, you will participate in the design stages of building or modifying various types of floating structures (ships, sailboats, drilling platforms, etc.).

You will also be asked to help prepare plans and estimates, evaluate stability, develop mechanical and electrical equipment installations while considering architectural constraints, and establish the list of materials required for planned projects.

Additionally, you will plan and supervise construction and repair work, ensure that the quality of installed systems is sufficient using tests, estimate costs and perform various follow-ups on work sites.

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Detailed profile


  • Job environment

    Maritime organisation offices

  • Main tasks
    and responsibilities

    Participate in the design stages to build or modify various types of floating structures

  • Prerequisites

    Ability to deliver precise work and be interested in science

  • Training

    DCS in Naval Architecture Technology (IMQ)

  • Schedule


  • Salary range

    $40,000 to $85,000

  • Distinctive element

    For several years the placement rate for IMQ graduates for this particular profession has been 100%. That’s certainly something worth thinking about!

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