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: 
A Naval Architect with experience from concept design through contract design for ship and maritime systems.  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 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.
  • Test support of systems during builder’s trials.
  • Investigate new science and technology.
  • Assist in report writing, presentations, and other duties as assigned.

 Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in Naval Architecture or related field.
  • Experience with US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and/or Air Force a plus.
  • Experienced using CAD: ProE, Solidworks, Rhino, AutoCAD.

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 full time position

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