Naval Architect / Marine Engineer / Salvage Engineer
JMS Naval Architects - Mystic, CT

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JMS has ambitious growth plans and is recruiting experienced professionals, recent graduates and interns who demonstrate a commitment to learn, collaborate and innovate. The work environment at JMS allows a high degree of autonomy and encourages entrepreneurial spirit. This creates exciting opportunities for people capable of combining practical seafaring experience with high-end analytical engineering expertise to deliver rapid and innovative solutions to complex problems.

Successful candidate will be responsible for providing naval architecture, salvage engineering, and marine engineering support for commercial vessels such as tugs, tank barges, research vessels, crane barges, heavy lift vessels, dive vessels, passenger vessels, and pilot boats. Assigned tasks will include:
Conducting intact and damaged stability analyses.
Conducting structural assessments using first principles methods and finite element analysis.
Designing marine engineering systems.
Conducting ship checks/surveys.
Performing deadweight surveys and inclining experiments.
Conducting damage assessments and developing repair plans.
Developing shipyard work specifications.
Conducting rule analyses using classification society standards and/or USCG regulations.
Utilizing HECSALV, AutoCAD, Rhino, Solidworks and FEA software .
JMS offices are located along the Mystic River in downtown Mystic, CT, halfway between Boston and New York. The historic community is rich in maritime tradition and offers an ideal setting for our marine business. This area is known for its high quality of life, drawing visitors each year for the boating, world class sailing, beaches, cultural attractions, museums and scenic villages.

Job Requirements

The position requires an engineering degree in the marine field. Candidates should have familiarity with classification society standards, USCG regulations, and vessel design principles. Must be able to efficiently organize and manage multiple activities simultaneously. Excellent communications and computer skills are required. In addition, any of the following qualifications are highly desirable:

Experience in marine casualty response operations

Shipboard experience with deck or engineering license

Shipyard experience

Graduate degree
P.E. license in naval architecture / marine engineering .
Interested individuals should send a resume with cover letter to The cover letter should provide salary history and concisely describe experience related to the task description above.