CAREERS AT GIBBS & COX  -  Current Openings




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 Marine Mechanical Engineer. This position will be based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


  • Works independently (with moderate supervision), or on project teams

  • Able to manage schedule and technical product development for small, focused tasks

  • Able to supervise small numbers of junior staff on projects or teams

  • Perform calculations applying mechanical engineering principles, techniques, procedures and criteria

  • Prepare quality assurance reviews of simple analyses or other engineering documentation

  • Develop test procedures to ensure equipment and system performance

  • Interfaces with client peer level

  • Performs quality assurance reviews of simple analyses, calculations and drawings developed by junior staff

  • Perform engineering and sizing of marine environmental controls systems for early ship concept design phases

  • Interfaces with client at peer level

  • Direct interface with design leads


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education in Mechanical or Marine Engineering

  • Professional Engineering Certification (in Mechanical or Marine Engineering or other applicable discipline) and a minimum of 8 years of professional engineering experience

  • Experience in shipyard production

  • Experience with marine/ship piping systems design and engineering

  • Proficiency in using industry-standard marine environmental controls system design and analysis software tools.

  • Proficiency in using industry-standard marine environmental controls system design standards including MARPOOL and other international pollution abatement requirements

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or other CAD type software

  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance 

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