Senior Engineer/Naval Architect

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Name: Metal Shark Boats

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Date Posted: 04/18/2014


Metal Shark Boats, an industry‐leading manufacturer of aluminum patrol boats is seeking motivated individuals to join our engineering team.  By emphasizing innovation and exceptional engineering, our family‐owned, Jeanerette, Louisiana‐based company is the premier boat builder for the US Coast Guard, US Navy and dozens of state and local agencies. We pride ourselves in fostering employee growth in a challenging, exciting, and rewarding work environment. 

Experience:  A minimum of 5 years in the aluminum small boat industry.  A Professional Engineer certification will be viewed favorably. 

Degree:  Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or similar 

Required Skills:   

- A thorough understanding of all aspects of aluminum boat design and construction: 

o Hull structures and their applicable rules (ISO and ABS) 

o Intact and damaged hull stability criteria and calculations (ISO, ABYC, ABS, USCG, US NAVY)    

o Experience and familiarity with inboard‐jet, inboard‐shaft, inboard‐stern drive, and outboard propulsion packages 

o Marine electrical systems 

o Planning craft hull design 

- Ability to manage projects 

- Ability to work within a team, support manufacturing, and interface with vendors 

- Competency in Solidworks, Rhino, and AutoCAD 


Application Instructions

Applicants must be self‐directed, hard workers with excellent verbal and written communication skills, exceptional planning and organizational skills, and excellent time management skills.   

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