CAREERS AT GIBBS & COX  -  Current Openings



Gibbs & Cox Inc. is an independent engineering and design firm specializing in naval architecture, marine engineering, and program management support. Gibbs & Cox, Inc. provides services to the U.S. and international navies, government organizations, national and international shipyards and commercial clients. Engineering, design, management and support solutions offered by Gibbs & Cox, Inc. play a key role in ongoing initiatives to integrate new technologies into naval and commercial vessels; and in the production and fielding of capable and affordable ships for the future.


Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading independent naval architecture, marine engineering and design firms. We are seeking a well-qualified individual for a position as the company’s Fiber Optic Lab Technician in support of the Fiber Optic Network Engineering (FONE) contract with NSWCDD.  The Lab Technician will work (20) hour weeks, based out of NSWCDD Bldg. 1500, Dahlgren, VA. This position reports to the Gibbs & Cox, Inc. FONE Contract Program Manager.


  • The Fiber Optic Lab Technician should have five (5) years of experience in the areas of fabricating, repairing, troubleshooting, and testing in Navy Shipboard Fiber Optics. 
  • The Fiber Optic Lab Technician shall be knowledgeable in laser safety, HAZMAT safety, fiber optic materials and consumables safety, and lead safety. 
  • The Fiber Optic Lab Technician shall be certified to Single Terminus, Multi-terminus, Testing in the Fiber Optic Certification to NAVSEA Drawing 8477522. 


  • (5) Years of Experience
  • Minimum SECRET Security Clearance

Apply by email to, and include the position title in the subject line.

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is the employer of choice for naval architecture, marine engineering, management support, and engineering consulting.  Gibbs & Cox staff has the opportunity to participate in challenging and rewarding work, and to receive excellent compensation and benefits in return.  Our working environment 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, paid professional training and development, and much more. Gibbs & Cox is an equal opportunity employer.