Does anyone have experience in working in Thailand & contacts over there?

Discussion in 'Services & Employment' started by Franzi, Dec 15, 2007.

  1. Franzi
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    Franzi New Member

    Hi,

    I'am a experienced yacht designer and have worked on projects ranging from space planning for Paul Allens Octopus to project managment for a yacht development company designing and making moulds for high volume production builders.

    I'm German citizen but have worked for many years abroad.
    Currently I am naval architect for a 40m+ yacht project.

    Due to some very personal changes I am looking for a new job starting mid/ end 2008. I know it's early days, but still.

    One of the countries I am considering is Thailand.
    Other countries, like European countries & the US or South American are considered as well, as long one can work and live there as a woman without harrasment or the like.

    Does anyone know of companies over there, who might be willing to employ me at a reasonable rate in one of the following fields:

    -Yacht design (Naval architecture & 3D CAD with Maxsurf & Rhino 4, space planning with Microstation or ACAD, project managment)
    -Architecture (3D CAD & visualsation with Rhino4 & VRay or Flamingo)
    -Office managment (I speak fluently English, German and French & some Italian)

    Regards & thanks for any thoughts,

    Franziska
     
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2007
  2. longliner45
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    longliner45 Senior Member

    in America you will be judged on your own merit,thats what makes this a great place,,,I dont know about the rest of the planet,try looking into govt jobs ,,,but plenty of other work here,,,,,good luck ,,longliner
     
  3. charmc
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    charmc Senior Member

    Franziska,

    Longliner's right. You would be weclome here, and should have no problem working with those skills. You might consider:

    http://www.trinityyachts.com/employment.asp

    http://www.palmerjohnson.com/

    http://www.browardmarine.com/

    http://www.burgerboat.com/index.php?option=com_jobline&Itemid=58

    http://www.boatowners.com/yachts_listing.htm

    http://www.ussuperyacht.com/superyachts/members/current_members.html

    I believe you would be welcome at any of the above yacht builders. Trinity is actively seeking designers to work in their new yard.
     
  4. masalai
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    masalai masalai

    Maybe he wants to check out why Frosty is where he is? A less complicated laid back lifestyle.
     
  5. Franzi
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    Franzi New Member

    Thanks a lot, but...

    ....in the past 'I tried to get a job in the USA and the visa regs were such a lot of paperwork that the company and I finally stopped it.

    It was a smaller company though.

    Hmm, we'll see,

    best regards,

    Franzi
     

  6. brian eiland
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    brian eiland Senior Member

    Franzi,
    Check your private messages, I sent you one
     
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