Structural Superintendent

Faststream Recruitment Group has entered into an exclusive partnership with Saga Cruises to recruit and hire the full site team who will be critical in the oversight and delivery of their eagerly anticipated new build project.


The new ship aptly named the Spirit of Discovery will be built at the Meyer Werft Shipyard in Germany. The vessel will be 57,600 GT, will house about 1000 passengers in 550 all-balcony cabins and suites and is scheduled for delivery in summer 2019.


Over the course of the next few months, Faststream will be recruiting and mobilising the site team who will be responsible for supervising the ship construction in Papenburg. In collaboration with the Newbuilding Management of Saga Cruises, Faststream will be looking to attract the best people in the market to deliver complex but exciting project that leads Saga into an even brighter future.


Through this exclusive partnership, we are now in search for a highly experienced Structural Superintendent for their exciting new build project in Papenburg.


The role will have you oversee the construction of the vessel within the structural discipline. You will be the expert advisor on site for Structures, Welding, NDT and Hull Outfitting related matters. You be carrying out regular and unscheduled inspections on the owners behalf reporting back on the quality, safety and progression of the project as well as highlighting any potential risks. 


It is expected that you will have extensive knowledge of Rules and Regulations related to cruise ship construction and be familiar with the design of the vessel at a detailed level. You will assist in setting up quality control and administration processes and systems and assist site management in maintaining the Site Team budget


You will be educated to degree level and have previous experience within a site team delivering new build cruise projects. The ideal candidate will be a Naval Architect, Structural Engineer or Welding Engineer. You will hold Level II certification in NDT methods (VT, RT, UT, MT, PT)