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Engineer  / Naval Architect
Employment type
Full Time


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 Marine Mechanical Engineer. This position will be based in Arlington VA.

  • Works independently (with moderate supervision), or on project teams
  • Able to manage schedule and technical product development for small, focused tasks
  • Able to supervise small numbers of junior staff on projects or teams
  • Perform calculations applying mechanical engineering principles, techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Prepare quality assurance reviews of simple analyses or other engineering documentation
  • Develop test procedures to ensure equipment and system performance
  • Interfaces with client peer level
  • Performs quality assurance reviews of simple analyses, calculations and drawings developed by junior staff
  • Perform engineering and sizing of auxiliary machinery piping systems for early ship concept design phases
  • Interfaces with client at peer level
  • Direct interface with design leads



  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education in Mechanical or Marine Engineering
  • Professional Engineering Certification (in Mechanical or Marine Engineering or other applicable discipline) and a minimum of 8 years of professional engineering experience
  • Experience in shipyard production
  • Experience with marine/ship piping systems design and engineering
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard mechanical system design and analysis software tools
  • Systems include main and auxiliary propulsion, fuel systems, lubrication systems, seawater and fresh water systems, heating and ventilating and air conditioning systems
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard mechanical system design and analysis software tools
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or other CAD type software
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance
  • Propulsion experience is desired

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Gibbs & Cox

Gibbs & Cox
Gibbs & Cox is an independent engineering and design firm specializing in naval architecture, marine engineering, management support, and engineering consulting. The firm is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with offices in New York City,  New Orleans,LA,  Newport News, VA, Chesapeake, VA, Philadelphia, PA, and Yarralumla, Australia.  Gibbs & Cox  is the largest independent and privately-owned Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Firm in the United States, and  has been serving government, commercial, and recreational markets worldwide since 1929.   Our quality system is certified to ISO 9001:2015 for design, engineering, program management, and administrative services.
Founded in 1929
For general information about careers at: Gibbs & Cox contact
Eric Walker
Senior Recruiter
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Arlington, VA, 22202 United States


Arlington, VA, 22202 United States

Senior Recruiter
Arlington, VA, 22202 United States