Associate Naval Architect

Textron New Orleans , LA 70130

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Summary:

An Assoc Naval Architect Engineer conducts requirements analysis, develops and executes research verification and validation experiments, while working in a project team environment.


  • Performs naval requirements analysis in order to develop new concepts and applications for high speed marine vessels and systems.

  • Prepares proposals for research and development projects and supports proposal technical writing and editing in support of Business Development activities.

  • Prepares calculations including preliminary weight, performance, powering and range estimates.

  • Develops new hull forms/lines, general arrangements and basic hull structural definition for concept designs.

  • Prepares technical reports and/or reviews technical data or reports provided by others as directed.

  • Develops and delivers presentations to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Performs and checks Naval Architectural calculations relating to floodable length, hydrostatics, stability or tonnage to assure conformity with applicable Classification Society, Regulatory Body or Specification requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.


BS in Naval Architecture


  • Requires proficiency in the use of software for marine design and analysis, including a functional knowledge of computerized design tools such as AutoCad or equal.

  • Working knowledge in the use of the Microsoft Office tools.

  • Assists in developing appropriate tests in support of a structured product validation and verification environment.

  • Working knowledge of key design parameters that effect high performance marine vessels and the rules governing approval by USCG, ABS and other approval authorities.

  • Excellent communication skills in both an oral presentation, technical writing, and engineering drawing format.

  • Must be capable of obtaining a SECRET security clearance.

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