Marine HVAC 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 an energetic, well-qualified individual for a position as a Marine HVAC Engineer. You will be based out of our Arlington, VA, Philadelphia, Newport News, VA, or New Orleans offices depending on your current location. Duties include design of, and changes to, shipboard heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.


  • Perform calculations applying HVAC engineering principles, techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Develop test procedures to ensure component and system performance.
  • Execution of design and other studies, creation of design products (drawing and reports), and preparation of briefings to higher authority.
  • Perform quality assurance reviews of HVAC analyses and other engineering documentation.
  • Work independently (with moderate supervision), or on project teams
  • Client interface, at an appropriate level.
  • Manage project schedule and technical product development.
  • 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 offers the opportunity to participate in challenging and rewarding work, in an environment than 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.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Marine Engineering.
  • Professional engineering experience designing shipboard ventilation systems to commercial and military specs and standards (knowledge of ABS Naval Vessel Rules a plus) is preferred. Commercial HVAC design experience will be considered.    
  • Proficient in using industry-standard mechanical HVAC system design and analysis software tools.
  • Professional Engineering Credential (in Mechanical or Marine Engineering or other applicable discipline) desired
  • Experience working with Military Sealift Command a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or other CAD type 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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