Structural Engineer, Mid Level


Gibbs & Cox, Inc., the nation’s leading independent naval architecture/ marine engineering design firm is seeking an energetic, well-qualified individual for a Mid-Level Structural Engineering position at our office in either Arlington, VA, Newport News, VA or Marinette, WI or Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Position Description: Perform detailed technical analyses on ship programs in support of the Department of Defense and commercial clients.

Position Responsibilities: Solve technical problems in the field of structural engineering. Provide technical knowledge on interdisciplinary teams supporting complex ship design projects. Perform technical analyses using finite element analysis and manual techniques. Develop calculations using U.S. Navy specifications, Design Data Sheets, Technical Manuals, and commercial rules. Develop technical specifications and test procedures for validating system performance. Interface with team members. Conduct research and summarize findings. Develop status reports, technical reports, documentation, and high level briefings. Manage schedule and technical product development. Perform quality assurance reviews of products such as analyses, calculations and drawings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be able to quickly obtain a DoD security clearance
  • BS degree or higher in engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Excellent MS Office skills, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard software analysis tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a US Citizen

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting DoD acquisition programs.

Company Statement:

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is the employer of choice for naval architecture, marine engineering, management support, and engineering consulting. Gibbs & Cox staff offers the opportunity to participate in challenging and rewarding work, in an environment than includes the most advanced tools and technologies, and the opportunity for excellent personal and professional development. Gibbs & Cox offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, generous employee healthcare insurance premiums, flex spending options, matching 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Gibbs & Cox is an equal-opportunity employer.

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