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Job #: R-00106548
Location: Newport News, VA
Category: Engineering Drafting
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

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 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 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:

Primary Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

  • Education: Associates Degree or 3+ Years of relevant experience in lieu of an Associate's Degree.

  • 3-9 Years’ Experience with Structural Design, 3D Modeling and 2D Drawing development.

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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).

  • Knowledge of Shipyard Production/Fabrication practices

  • Knowledge of Welding and associated symbols

Pay Range:

Pay Range $44,200.00 - $68,000.00 - $91,800.00

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.

About Leidos

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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