Naval Architect/ Marine Engineer

Job Locations US-CT-Groton
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Chesapeake Shipbuilding,, is the most successful shipyard and naval architecture firm of its kind in the United States today. With over thirty years of direct industry experience, we have become a leading designer and builder of a notable array of commercial ships from 90 to 300ft.  Our vessels operate all over the world and are suited for inland waterway or ocean service. Our specialization in the design and construction of small cruise ships, tugboats, ferry boats, and work boats has enabled us to develop an unrivaled expertise in this field.

Chesapeake Shipbuilding is a rapidly growing company with cruise vessels and tugs that are actively under construction and several projects that are in the design phase.  The shipyard recently expanded to add a new state of the art fabrication building and added a new pier with launch way to the Wicomico River. 

There are additional vessels on the order books and the shipyard is looking to hire talented Naval Architects and Marine Engineers that have a wide range of naval architecture and mechanical engineering skills.  The Naval Architects will immediately take on a challenging variety of engineering projects.

Candidates should have Naval Architect and or Mechanical Engineering experience in analysis, planning, design, development and support of engineering projects. 



Job Functions:

  • Preforming concept, feasibility and design work for new vessels and services in existing vessels.
  • Engineering work is focused primarily in naval architecture and mechanical engineering.
  • Vessel design, structural design and analysis, stability analysis, regulatory analysis and other naval architecture and mechanical engineering services
  • Ability to generate vessel design and modification drawings using AutoCAD or other software to support design, design studies, and contract drawings


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering or related field

      Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corp. is part of a larger affiliated group of companies including American Cruise Lines, the largest U.S.A. cruise company, and Pearl Seas Cruises,  Chesapeake Shipbuilding is a stable and profitable company and offers a work environment with upward mobility.


      Chesapeake Shipbuilding is located in Salisbury, MD on the “Eastern Shore” conveniently located between the Chesapeake Bay and the resort beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.  The lands and waters of the Eastern Shore offer a plethora of outdoor activities that include sailing, deep sea fishing, hunting and resort beaches.  Apply today.




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