Naval Architect

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: Over 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.  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 minimal supervision), or on project teams 
  • Able to lead multi-disciplined teams 
  • Manage cost, schedule and technical product development 
  • Supervise junior staff on projects or teams 
  • Performs quality assurance reviews of complex analyses, calculations and drawings developed by junior and mid-level staff 
  • Interacts with clients at a peer level
  • Demonstrate competency in all of the following areas, and particular expertise in several:
  • Weight estimating (both conceptual and detailed)
  • Intact and damage stability assessment
  • General arrangements development
  • Hydrodynamic estimation of ship Speed/Power/Resistance (both analytical and scale testing)
  • Conceptual topside layout
  • Seakeeping prediction
  • Maneuvering prediction
  • Deck equipment sizing and layout
  • Inclining experiments
  • Experience in other areas, as follows, is desirable:
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • NAVAIR requirements integration
  • Surface combatant builder’s specification development
  • Equipment purchase specification development
  • Radar cross section analysis


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.

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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