CAREERS AT GIBBS & COX  -  Current Openings




Gibbs & Cox, Inc., the nation’s leading independent naval architecture, marine engineering and design firm is seeking a well qualified individual for a position as a Naval Architect. You will be based at the client site in Washington DC.


  • Works independently (with direct supervision) or on project teams.
  • Performs calculations applying naval architecture principles, techniques, procedures and criteria in the areas of:
    • Arrangements
    • Weight Estimates
    • Topside Integration
    • Intact / Damage Stability
  • Develops analyses in area of specialization and prepares technical reports or other engineering documentation.
  • Interacts with clients at a peer level.
  • Task Manager responsible for technical and programmatic execution of small tasking using an interdisciplinary team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Naval Architecture or other applicable discipline from an accredited university AND;
  • Experience with U.S. Naval Surface Combatant design.
  • 5 or more years of professional engineering and program management experience.
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard naval architecture software tools such as: GHS, SHCP, AutoCAD, MS-Office.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.

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