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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 obstacles with quality and integrity.
Are you a skilled electrical designer with a passion for ship design? Gibbs and Cox are seeking a talented Naval Electrical Senior Designer to join our team in Newport News, VA. As a member of our dynamic and highly collaborative Ship Design team, you will be crucial in producing intricate distributive electrical ship systems designs, 3D models, diagrams, and 2D drawings for ship construction and modification. You will work closely with our team to ensure that all designs adhere to strict ship specifications, standards, and regulatory body requirements for Naval, Coast Guard, and Commercial ships. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to work with a top-tier team and make your mark in the ship design industry – apply today!
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The Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here!
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Prepare accurate and detailed designs, free-form surface models, and/or drawings based on concept sketches, photographs, scans, or clearly stated functional requirements.
Work closely with our clients, naval architects, engineers, and design team members to produce high-quality, detailed ship design products and drawings.
U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.
Associate's Degree or two (2) years of relevant experience in lieu of an Associate's Degree.
Five (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 electrical systems.
Electrical Design experience in Naval and/or commercial Shipbuilding programs.
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 in drafting methods, procedures, and techniques.
Experience in drafting methods, procedures, and techniques.
Ability to work some overtime as needed.
Strong MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.
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.
Experience with ShipConstructor.
Experience developing Detail Drawing Extractions from ShipConstructor.
At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We inspire our staff with interesting assignments that allow them to thrive professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We look forward to learning more about you – apply today!
Pay Range:Pay Range $46,800.00 - $84,600.00
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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