General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

Designer, 2nd & 3rd Class

Location US-ME-Brunswick
Req ID
Remaining Positions
Post End Date

Job Description

BIW is hiring Marine Designers at the following entry level:

2nd Class Designer: $23.73 - $25.60
3rd Class Designer: $19.90 - $22.90


These positions are for all shifts.


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 required.
Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment required.
Ability to perform ship checks through visits to the physical construction products on the waterfront or in fabrication facilities as well as ability to travel to ship homeports on occasion - preferred.


Completion of SMCC Workforce Marine Design Training Program 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, Engineering Technology, 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, Engineering Technology, 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, or formal military training in a technical field, or possess a High School diploma with a STEM endorsement, or have completed a Trade/Technical/Vocational program with focus on CAD application and design principles required.

3D CAD or AUTOCAD proficiency preferred.
Credit may be given for graphic arts or CIS experience.


Completion of SMCC Workforce Marine Design Training Program Preferred


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