Naval Architect

  • General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
  • Bath, ME, USA
  • Mar 25, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Job Description

Naval Architectural work associated with designing, building, documenting and supporting Naval Ships including:

  • Design maintenance and upgrade tasks for ships under construction or in service
    Documentation of “as-built” ships
  • Calculations to support new construction processes such as launching, dry dockings, sea trials, and pierside trim and stability monitoring
  • Engineering analyses to determine and develop ship geometry, arrangements, weight, centers of gravity, loads, tank properties, cargo and payload stowage, docking parameters, and ship intact and damaged stability characteristics
  • Ship structural analysis
  • Utilize Hydrostatic, Hydrodynamic, FEA, and “in-house” software to perform analyses
  • Write reports and correspondence
  • Participate in or lead technical interchanges on issues with customers such as U. S. Navy (NAVSEA and Supervisor of Shipbuilding), USCG, or others

Required/Preferred Education/Training

Bachelor Degree in Naval Architecture required

Required/Preferred Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of engineering tools and methods relating to Naval Architecture
  • Proficiency with computers and various Naval Architectural software packages such as; SHIPFLOW, FASTSHIP, NAVCAD, SHCP, GHS, SMP, ASSET or other design synthesis tools; structural software such as MAESTRO, NASTRAN, and Multiframe; and Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Ability to develop ship design, hull form trade studies, optimizations, and hull form designs from requirements alone
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Willingness to work onboard ship, pierside or at sea, in tanks or in weather, as well as in office environment
  • Trade Code and Pay Range commensurate with experience