General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

  • Designer, 2nd & 3rd Class

    Location US-ME-Brunswick
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  • Job Description

    BIW is hiring Marine Designers at the following entry level:
    2nd Class Designer: $22.48 - $24.24

    3rd Class Designer: $18.85 - $21.69


    These positions are for 2nd shift.


    Perform marine design activities that include but are not limited to 3D modeling & visualization
    Resolution of design related problems encountered during ship construction that may involve occasional ship-checking
    Development of ship alteration drawings for repair/alteration of ships in the fleet
    Electronic drafting of installation & fabrication drawings
    Extraction of computer aided manufacturing data

    Required/Preferred Education/Training

    Good computer skills (e.g., proficiency with Microsoft Office tools) required
    Ability to read, interpret and follow technical procedures, standards and work instructions
    Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment required

    Ability to perform ship check which entails going to the physical construction products on the waterfront and all fabrication locations.

    Required/Preferred Experience

    Design experience in one of the following disciplines preferred; Loft, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical and Hull Outfit. Experience with ship structure and fabrication drawings with steel plates and shapes highly desirable.


    2nd Class Designer - Minimum of four (4) years design experience or Associate/ Vocational School degree with two (2) years design experience required. 3D CAD or AUTOCAD proficiency required.

    3rd Class Designer - Minimum of one (1) year design experience or Associate/Vocational School degree, or BIW's Manufacturing Division apprentice program, or seven (7) years experience as a first class mechanic in a marine trade required. Credit may be given for graphic arts or CIS experience. 3D CAD or AUTOCAD proficiency preferred.


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