JOB SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION

Navatek is a world leader in the design, analysis, and construction of novel ships, underwater vehicles, and other ocean systems.  Founded in 1979 and operating out of offices in Honolulu, Hawaii, South Kingstown, Rhode Island, Portland, Maine, and Washington, DC, Navatek supports military and industry in developing systems that can survive the harsh ocean environment.

The ideal candidate will have 0 to 2 years of mechanical design and analysis experience, related to mechanical or marine systems. The individual will support the design and development of innovative solutions, taking the systems from concept, to prototype, and through production. Creativity and critical thinking are highly valued, and the candidate will be asked to solve technically challenging problems with a multi-disciplinary engineering approach. Strong engineering fundamentals, the ability to be adaptable across multiple engineering disciplines, excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment are required to be successful in this position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Support design and development of innovative solutions, using computer modeling, numerical analysis tools and engineering principles.
  • Investigate new science and technology.
  • Take systems from concept, to prototype, and through production.
  • Solve technically challenging problems with a multi-disciplinary engineering approach.
  • Report writing and presentations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is required for this job.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, naval architecture, ocean engineering, or a closely related discipline.
  • E.I.T. preferred.

SKILLS & TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
  • Proven academic record, with an emphasis on dynamics and mathematics.
  • Strong engineering fundamentals.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, while working strongly with others in a team.
  • Experience with surface and solid modeling CAD software preferred.
  • Hands on hardware experience performing fabrication, assembly and testing is preferred.
  • Familiarity with boats and testing at-sea or at tank facilities is preferred.

REQUIREMENTS
  • U.S. Citizenship.

This position is located in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee background check and post-offer drug screen.

 

This is a full time position

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