Marine Structural Engineer

Company Info

Name: Gibbs & Cox

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Job Details

Location: Arlington, Virginia, 22202, United States

Job Type: Full Time

Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate

Min Experience: 5 - 7 years

Required Travel: None

Date Posted: 07/30/2014


Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading independent naval architecture, marine engineering, and design firms. We are seeking energetic, well-qualified individuals for Mid-Level Structural Engineering positions at our Arlington, VA and Newport News, VA offices.


Position Description: Perform detailed technical analyses on (a) Department of Defense programs in support of the U.S. Navy and (b) commercial ship designs. 

Position Responsibilities: Solve technical problems in the field of structural engineering. Provide technical knowledge on interdisciplinary teams supporting complex ship design projects. With minimal supervision, develop technical specifications, analysis reports, calculations and test procedures for validating system performance. Perform technical analyses using US Navy specifications, Design Data Sheets, Technical Manuals, or commercial rules. Interface with team members. Research documentation and reports, and summarize findings. Develop status reports, technical reports, documentation, and high level briefings. Perform quality assurance reviews of products such as analyses, calculations and drawings.

Mid-Level Structural Engineer – 4 to 12 years of experience.

Company Statement:

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is the employer of choice for naval architecture, marine engineering, management support, and engineering consulting.  Gibbs & Cox staff has the opportunity to participate in challenging and rewarding work, and to receive excellent compensation and benefits in return.  Our working environment includes the most advanced tools and technologies, and the opportunity for excellent personal and professional development.  Gibbs & Cox offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, generous employee healthcare insurance premiums, flex spending options, matching 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid professional training and development, and much more.  Gibbs & Cox is an equal-opportunity employer.

Apply: Send your resume by email to jobs AT GibbsCox DOT com

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be able to quickly obtain a security clearance
  • BS degree or higher in engineering or related field
  • 4-12 years of related experience
  • Finite element analysis experience
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Excellent MS Office skills, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard software analysis tools, including AutoCAD and finite element software.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting ship design programs.

Application Instructions

Contact Person: Lorne Epstein

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Phone: 703.416.3657

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