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Job Record #17209
TitleGraduate Research Engineer – Hydrodynamic Development
CategoryJob in Industry
LocationNew Zealand, Canterbury, Christchurch
InternationalNo, only national applications will be considered
Closure Date* None *
 Graduate Research Engineer – Hydrodynamic Development

- Outstanding career development opportunity
- Interesting, innovative, and technically challenging work
- Collaborate with world leading domain specialists

About the Opportunity
As a graduate Research and Development Engineer you will have a ‘hands-on’ 
approach to finding ingenious solutions and a passion for all things hydro-
mechanical, you will excel as you develop and play an integral part of this 
collaborative engineering team. Now is an exciting time to join the 
hydrodynamic development team as they continue their extensive programme 
developing the next generation in marine waterjet propulsion technology. 
Research and development are deeply embedded in the HamiltonJet strategy and 
are well resourced, so there is plenty of opportunity to make a significant 
contribution to the ongoing success of the company. There is a lot to get 
excited about as HamiltonJet continue to push the boundaries of waterjet 
propulsion engineering, delivering world leading systems that outperform 
everything that has come before.

What will I be doing?
Your role will be focused on research and development associated with the 
waterjet ‘wet-surface’ components, from concept design through to validation 
and testing. Your time will be engaged across the following areas.

- Developing an understanding of the HamiltonJet hydrodynamic development 
- Design and CFD analysis of hydrodynamic elements.
- Design and prototyping of mechanical components for test rigs and test 
- Processing, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of test results.
- Contributing to the structural design of hydrodynamic components.
- Working collaboratively with the broader mechanical design teams 
reconciling design intent with manufacturing constraints.
- Development and operation of data acquisition systems.
- Equipment calibration. 

What will you bring?
We are looking for an academically accomplished engineering graduate with a 
strong interest in computational fluid dynamics. You’ll be a practical 
engineer with strong numerical and analytical capability and an outstanding 
academic record to underpin your success to date.
To succeed in this role, you will require:

- A strong track record of academic accomplishment ideally to Ph.D. or 
master’s level, incorporating relevant fields of research and engineering.
- Demonstrated interest and experience in computational fluid dynamics.
- Exposure to the development of fluid systems and/or turbo-machinery would 
be highly regarded.
- Advanced mathematical skills, programming capabilities and highly 
developed experimental experience.
- Experience with CAD as well as simulation, data acquisition and mechanical 
analysis tools.
- Excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to 
effectively engage with internal product stakeholders.
- Currently (or shortly to be) residing in New Zealand with full NZ work 

About the organisation
Hamilton Jet is a respected international company and market leader, 
providing marine waterjet propulsion systems to high profile clients in 120 
countries.  Their products and services are trusted by boat builders, naval 
architects and vessel operators in a wide variety of applications in the 
security, search and rescue, fast ferry, oil and gas and renewable energy 
sectors as well as owners of fast motor yachts and recreational craft. With 
over 50,000 waterjet propulsion units installed worldwide, Hamilton Jet 
represents the latest in waterjet technology and is recognised as the 
world's most experienced waterjet manufacturer.

What's on offer.

- Outstanding specialist career development opportunity
- Interesting and challenging work
- Great company culture

What next:
Apply online or email your application and CV to
If you wish to discuss this or other opportunities in confidence, please 
call Matt Love-Smith on +64 (0)3 3900445 or txt +64 (0)221017007.

Contact Information:
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NameMatt Love-Smith
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