Naval Architect Marine Engineer I
Arlington, VA  / Tacoma, WA 
Posted 3 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
BMT is seeking a Naval Architect Marine Engineer (NAME) I to work closely with senior professional engineers to create vessel and vessel system designs and research compliance specifications and technical issues including but not limited to ship structures, electrical, mechanical, propulsion and navigation systems, report findings and provide recommend possible solutions.  Position requires self-motivated, organized, resourceful, detail-oriented applicants interested in developing engineering technical capabilities as well as professional consulting skills.  Professional integrity and attention to quality including checking own designs and calculations to ensure final products exceed client expectations. 

Work Location: Temporary Work from Home  - Required to work at Arlington, VA or Tacoma, WA office

Applicants must be U.S. citizens with the ability to obtain a DoD security clearance.  Company will not sponsor a work visa or relocation for this position.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering or related field required
  • EIT preferred
  • 1-3 years’ naval architecture marine engineering experience identifying, researching and resolving ship design technical issues required
  • 1-3 years’ experience analyzing and translating design requirements into a consistent ship design
  • Knowledge of early-phase total ship design including fields such as weight estimating, hull form development, power and speed estimating, stability, structures, and seakeeping analysis is preferred.  Additional knowledge of design of shipboard fluid systems, propulsion, machinery arrangement, auxiliary systems, control and monitoring and/or HVAC systems is also preferred.
  • Must have 1 year’ working experience with AutoCAD and some experience with 3D CAD (e.g., Rhino, Solidworks, etc.)
  • Experience with finite element analysis and software packages such as ANSYS, MAESTRO, or NASTRAN/FEMAP is desirable. 
  • Experience with hydrostatics and resistance/propulsion calculations using software packages such as GHS, ORCA 3D, SHCP, or NavCad, is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with government and commercial ship design standards
  • Must have knowledge of shipboard mechanical systems.  Experience working on ship or at shipyard highly desirable  
  • Proven ability to effectively engage in multiple detailed projects and complete work on schedule in a fast paced environment required
  • Advanced MS Office skills required to perform tasks and write technical reports
  • Physically able to conduct ship checks including being in confined spaces, climbing narrow ladders, and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Confident communication skills are required to successfully listen, reach out, ask questions and work with multidisciplinary teams to facilitate consensus and complete tasks
  • Ability to learn new skills and apply them directly to current work is a MUST
  •  Dependable, motivated, action oriented, self-starter with a sense of integrity and actively committed to contributing to individual and team growth

BMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Affirmative Action Employer of M/F/Veterans/Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
BMT is committed to attracting, training and retaining a diverse professional staff and offering competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including training and education assistance.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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