Gibbs & Cox, Inc., the nation’s leading independent naval architecture, marine engineering and design firm is seeking a well qualified individual for a position as a Senior Naval Architect. You will be based in Washington DC.

As part of the growing naval architecture department, you will tackle new and evolving ship design and integration engineering challenges by applying naval architecture principles, techniques, calculations, procedures and criteria. The projects executed within the team cover the full range of ship design phases from conceptual design through detail design, and post-delivery support. Your contributions will directly support the continued maturation of ship design solutions across all phases of design.The Senior Naval Architect will support the following areas of design, but not limited to:

Hydrostatics (weight estimates, intact/ damage stability assessments)
Hydrodynamics (hull design, resistance predictions, seakeeping assessments)
Arrangements (general arrangements, compartment outfitting, aviation integration, topside integration)
Overall ship design integration
Requirements development

As a Senior Naval Architect, you will draw upon your experience to provide guidance and development to technical solutions within the project and team. You will work with junior staff to provide mentorship and training. Participation in business development activities, including proposal and technical solution development is likely. Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Executing naval architecture analyses.
Working with multi discipline teams to lead overall ship development and design integration.
Leading and successfully executing trade studies and requirements development
Preparing and presenting technical reports and engineering documentation.
Proactively interfacing with customers and other stakeholders to discuss design progress.

Candidate Required Qualifications

U.S. Citizenship
Ability to gain Secret Security Clearance. Active Secret clearance preferred
BS or Advanced Degree in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering
PE license in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering preferred
8(+) years of professional engineering experience
Experience leading/guiding multidisciplinary technical teams preferred.
Proficiency in Naval Architecture software tools such as: RHINO, GHS, SHCP, NavCAD, AutoCAD, MS-Office
Excellent communication skills (oral and written, both formal and informal)
Strong time management and organizational skills as an independent contributor
Demonstrated interpersonal skills as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team
Travel: Low
Physical: General Office Setting


About the Company


Company Location:  Washington DC

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