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 Piping Senior 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 distributive piping ship systems designs, diagrams, 3D models, and 2D drawings for ship construction and modification using requirement documents. Which would include ship specifications, standards and regulatory body requirements as defined in the requirements sections for Naval, Coast Guard, and Commercial ships. Essential responsibilities and activities include but are not limited to:
Preparing accurate and detailed designs, free form surface models and/or drawings based on concept sketches, photographs, scans or clearly stated functional requirements.
Working closely with our clients, naval architects and engineers, as well as, with design team members 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 2 Years of relevant experience in lieu of an Associate's Degree.
Experience: 5(+) Years of experience translating specification requirements and incorporating standards, requirements, design practices and techniques into detailed ship design, drawings and other finished design products distributive ship piping systems.
Must have Piping Design experience on Naval and/or commercial Shipbuilding programs
Must have experience with ShipConstructor
Must know how to develop Detail Drawing Extractions from ShipConstructor
Must have experience with PDF Editing Programs (Bluebeam Preferred)
Proficiency in AUTOCAD 2014 or later is required.
Proficiency in 3-D modeling is required.
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.
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 46,000 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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