Gibbs & Cox, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is the largest independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm in the United States. Since our founding in 1929, 24 classes of combatants and nearly 7,000 vessels have been built to Gibbs & Cox designs. We proudly support military and commercial clients in the U.S. and internationally with all phases of marine design, construction, and lifecycle management. Our passion is solving our customers’ 21st century maritime challenges with quality and integrity.
Gibbs and Cox is seeking a Naval Senior Structural Designer to join our organization.
Location: Newport News, VA
As a member of our highly collaborative multidisciplinary Ship Design team, you will be responsible for producing & checking detailed Structural Functional 2D Drawings, Detail 3D models and 2D Assembly drawings extractions using requirements documents, ship specifications, standards and regulatory body requirements as defined in the requirements section below for Naval, Coast Guard, Commercial ships. Essential responsibilities and activities include but are not limited to:
Utilizing ShipConstructor to develop Structural 3D models based on Functional Drawings and/or redlines associated with change paper, develop 3D Foundations for equipment, develop Structural Assembly Drawings for Primary Structure and Foundations.
Perform Naviswork Ichecks to ensure Interference Free 3D Structural Models
Preparing accurate and detailed designs, free form surface models and/or drawings based on concept sketches, photographs, or clearly stated functional requirements or appearances.
Working closely with our clients, naval architects and engineers to produce high quality, detail ship design products and drawings.
U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.
Education: Associates Degree or 10+ Years of relevant experience in lieu of an Associate's Degree.
10+ Years' Experience with Structural Design, 3D Model Development, 2D Drawing Development & Checking.
Proficient in AutoCAD and ShipConstructor.
Knowledge of standards and regulatory body requirements is a plus.
Demonstrated proficiency of drafting methods, procedures and techniques.
Experience in drafting methods, procedures and techniques.
Must be able to work some overtime as required.
Strong MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint Skills Required.
Excellent Oral, Written and Presentation Skills.
Strong Time Management and Organization Skills as an Independent Contributor.
Demonstrated Interpersonal Skills as a member of a Collaborative multidisciplinary team.
Must be able to travel and work overtime as required.
Physical: General Office Setting.
Must have Structural Design experience on Naval and/or commercial Shipbuilding programs.
Must have experience with ShipConstructor and AutoCAD.
Must know how to develop 3D models and 2D Detail Drawing Extractions in ShipConstructor.
Must have experience with PDF Editing Programs (Bluebeam Preferred).
Must have prior knowledge of/or hands on experience with Shipyard Production/Fabrication practices
Must have knowledge of/or hands on experience with welding and associated symbols
Knowledge of ShipConstructor functions such Hull Module, Product Hierarchy, Nesting, Profile Plots & Reports
Pay Range:Pay Range $46,800.00 - $72,000.00 - $97,200.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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