The Weight Engineer will initially validate the weight estimation from the Proposal phase. Thereafter the weight engineer is working on calculating, collecting and analysis of component and subsystem weight information from Vendor data, PDM and 3D CAD. This information is periodically reported in the Lightship Weight report. The weight engineer shall also communicate with the hydrostatic specialist and hydrodynamic specialist with respect to the weight and CoG limitations.
Communication with the engineering team and subcontractors is vital. The weight report and advice shall be periodically reported to the Project Management. If necessary the weight engineer shall advice on corrective measures.
The vacancy may be combined with scripting (in DXL) for DOORS requirement management, as applied for Verification and Validation at DSNS.