Senior Mechanical 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: 7 - 10 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 a well qualified individual for a position as the company’s Senior Marine Engineer. You will be based out of our Arlington, VA, Philadelphia, Newport News, VA, or New Orleans offices depending on your current location.  The Senior Marine Engineer will report to the Engineering Department Manager.


  • Works independently (with minimal supervision), or on project teams
  • Able to manage small to medium marine engineering projects
  • Able to manage cost, schedule and technical product development
  • Able to supervise junior or mid-level staff on projects or teams 
  • Performs complex analyses, calculations and drawings
  • Performs quality assurance reviews of complex analyses, calculations and drawings developed by junior and mid-level staff
  • Interfaces with client at peer level
  • Perform engineering and sizing of auxiliary machinery piping systems for early concept design phases
  • Direct interface with design leads  


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 excellentbenefits 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.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education in Mechanical or Marine Engineering  
  • At least 8 years of professional marine engineering experience or 12 years marine shipbuilding experience without certification     
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard Mechanical or Marine system design and analysis software tools
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or other CAD type software
  • Proficiency in pipe flexibility analysis software

Application Instructions

Contact Person: Lorne Epstein

Email Address:

Phone: 703.416.3657

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

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