Mid-Level Naval Architect

Company Info

Name: Gibbs & Cox

Contact Email: lepstein@GibbsCox.com

Application URL: http://www.GibbsCox.com

Website: http://www.gibbscox.com/

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.  All positions require US citizenship. We are seeking a well qualified individual for a position as the company’s Naval Architect. You will be based out of our Arlington, VA, Philadelphia, PA, Hampton, VA, or New Orleans, LA offices depending on your current location.


  • Works independently (with direct supervision) or on project teams
  • Performs calculations applying naval architecture principles, techniques, procedures and criteria in the areas of:
  • Intact / Damage Stability
  • Arrangements
  • Seakeeping
  • Weight Estimates
  • Topside Integration
  • Resistance / Propulsion
  • Familiarity with Computational Fluid Dynamics and ship maneuvering prediction desirable
  • Develops analyses in area of specialization and prepares technical reports or other engineering documentation
  • Interacts with clients at a peer level
  • Task Manager responsible for technical and programmatic execution of small (<$150K) tasking using an interdisciplinary team
  • Performs other duties as assigned


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 in Naval Architecture or other applicable discipline from accredited university  
  • 5 to 10+ years of professional engineering and program management experience
  • Experience with U.S. Naval Surface Combatant design desirable 
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard naval architecture software tools such as: ASSET, GHS, SHCP, AutoCAD, NAVCAD, SMP, MS-Office.

Application Instructions

Contact Person: Lorne Epstein

Email Address: lepstein@gibbscox.com

Phone: 703.416.3657

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

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