General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

  • Designer, 2nd and 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 checks which entails going to the physical construction products on the waterfront and all fabrication locations preferred.

    Required/Preferred Experience

    Design experience in one of the following disciplines preferred; Loft, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical and Hull Outfit. Experience with installation and fabrication drawings is highly desirable.


    2nd Class:       

    Minimum of four (4) years design experience, or

    Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field (Engineering, Architecture), or

    Associate/ Vocational School degree with two (2) years design experience required.

    3D CAD or AUTOCAD proficiency required.


    3rd Class:

    Minimum of one (1) year design experience, or

    Associates degree in Technical School (CAD, Design, Architecture, Graphic Arts), or

    Graduate of BIW's Manufacturing division apprenticeship program, or

    Seven (7) years of experience as a first class mechanic in a marine trade required.

    3D CAD or AUTOCAD proficiency preferred.

    Credit may be given for graphic arts or computer information systems experience.


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