Engineer 1 (Naval Architect)

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92108

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date:  Until Filled

Shift:                               All Shifts

Security Clearance:      No Clearance Required





Prepare and maintain as directed, design studies, drawings and engineering calculations under supervision. Communicate with other departments and provide them with technical assistance or information when needed.  Reports to Supervisor or Senior Supervisor.  Participates effectively in problem resolution teams.  Will interface with other Engineering groups, Production, Quality Assurance, Purchasing, Vendors, Regulatory Bodies, and other disciplines as required.  Will be informed of priorities and allowed to schedule work as necessary to complete required tasks within guidelines provided by the Supervisor. 



  • Perform Design analysis and support calculations for engineering product development..
  • Develop designs for one or more designated systems including diagrams and related BOMs using CAD/CAM system.
  • Provides assistance to Cognizant Engineers.
  • Assist in analysis of tests, trials, and other experiments such as: noise surveys, vibration surveys, machinery signatures, and shaft alignment surveys.
  • Assist in the preparation of Purchase Specifications and Test Memos.
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers, including Owners and Vendors, in design related matters.
  • Participates effectively in problem resolution teams.
  • Demonstrates professional and business skill aptitude.
  • Demonstrates engineering ability and basic knowledge and a professional career aptitude.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.  Entry level to 2 years’ experience in relevant marine field.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Effective decision maker requiring some guidance on occasions.



Requires ability to work in office environment, go aboard ship during construction, climb ladders, work throughout yard as required, and participate in Sea Trials when required.  Work will generally be confined to a clean office environment but will at times, require participation in dusty, dirty, areas.  Is paid for formally structured and scheduled overtime, but is not paid for casual overtime.  May be rotated to other departments for professional development.



Completes all tasks within schedule, budget and quality commitments.



Pay Scale: $74,000 - $95,800


This pay range is a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role. It takes into account the wide range of factors considered in making compensation decisions; including but not limited to skill sets, experience, training, and education. General Dynamics NASSCO also provides a variety of benefits including medical & dental insurance coverage, 401(k) retirement savings plan, flexible spending accounts/HSAs, life and disability insurance, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), wellness coaching, and an onsite health services. 


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