Navatek LLC 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 Arlington, Virginia, Navatek supports military and industry in developing systems that can survive the harsh ocean environment.

Job Summary/General Description: 
Senior Naval Architect with experience from concept design through contract design for ship and maritime systems with an emphasis on program management.  Must be willing to work on a range of systems including: ships, boats, amphibious vehicles, ground, and space vehicles.  Some understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic systems required.  Experience developing design packages for system construction required.   Experience with inflatable systems and hybrid propulsion a plus.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Principal naval architecture including stability, arrangements, seakeeping, and loads.
  • Engineering of mechanical systems and system of systems including hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, and structural.
  • Development of technical data packages sufficient for building systems and parts.
  • Construction oversight of system specific installation, benchmarking, and dockside testing.
  • Test support of systems during builder’s trials.
  • Pricing, purchasing support, and budgetary reporting during systems construction.
  • Program management including reporting to government.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in an engineering field.
  • 5-15+ years of experience in mechanical or systems engineering position.
  • Experience with US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and/or Air Force a plus.
  • Previous program management
  • Experienced using CAD: ProE, Solidworks, Rhino, AutoCAD, C++.
  • Experience building cost and schedule with Excel or MS Project.

Position Requirements:
  • U.S. Citizen or Green Card required.
 
This position will be located in Portland, Maine. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee background check and post-offer drug screen.

 

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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