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Combat Systems Engineering Intern

Company: Gibbs & Cox
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Gibbs & Cox, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is the largest independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm in the United States. Since our founding in 1929, 24 classes of combatants and nearly 7,000 vessels have been built to Gibbs & Cox designs. We proudly support military and commercial clients in the U.S. and internationally with all phases of marine design, construction, and lifecycle management. Our passion is solving our customers' 21st century maritime challenges with quality and integrity.

Gibbs & Cox is seeking Combat Systems Engineering Interns to join our organization in the Spring of 2023.

General Description
Our experience encompasses preliminary and contract-level design package development, to detail design and engineering, production design, and through-life support. As an independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm, the Company employs engineers, designers, and analysts from all of the traditional engineering disciplines including naval architecture, propulsion, mechanical/auxiliaries, structural, electrical; as well as program, administrative and financial management. This broad spectrum of capability allows Gibbs & Cox, Inc. to provide fully integrated and engineered solutions to the most challenging design problems. The Company has participated on numerous industry design and engineering teams and has contributed to ongoing, hull mechanical and electrical research and development activities.

General Duties
Our intern program involves having the student obtain a broad understanding of all phases of ship design and engineering. The goal is for the student to learn about:

  • The involvement of the stake holders in the design, such as the client and/or regulatory agency
  • Requirement trace, verification and validation
  • Coordination between disciplines
  • Production of quality products including configuration control
  • Development of studies to detail design calculations and drawings
  • Importance of risk reduction
  • How cutting edge technology is incorporated into the design, such as space, weight and services reservations to coordination of concurrent designs with manufacturers
  • To always be looking for cost effective designs to reduce manning through automation, meet pollution control legislature requirements, improve safety, and reduce construction, operation and maintenance costs. The intern will obtain hands on experience by working on real tasks supporting engineers within their area of interest, as well as directly with engineers in other disciplines. Depending on our work load the intern will have an opportunity to work on various types of ships in various phases of design as well as development of alteration packages for ships already in service.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Must be enrolled in a four year or graduate engineering degree program
    • Must be junior or senior status
    • Preferred PGPA of 3.0 or higher Gibbs & Cox is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The VEVRAA, VEVRAA - U.S. Department of Labor ( , covers veterans.

      @2021 Gibbs & Cox, Inc. Gibbs & Cox, Gibbs & Cox logo are registered trademarks. All rights reserved

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