Naval Architect, Senior in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0030325

Naval Architect, Senior

Key Role:

Design, develop, and evaluate the construction and design of U.S. Navy ships and installation of ship system concepts in the areas of ship hydrodynamics, system design, concept development, and integration analysis of surface ships, unmanned vessels or combatant craft. Conduct hull form and hydrodynamic performance assessment, including development of hull form geometry and lines plans, hydrostatics and curves of form, resistance and powering estimates, propulsor design and performance. Conduct appendage design, maneuvering analyses, seakeeping analyses, development of model test plans and observing and analyzing data from model tests or full-scale trials. Lead and perform Naval architectural and engineering work related to the form, strength, stability, performance, and seakeeping characteristics of new Naval vessels or plans to alter existing Naval vessels, and recommend and implement design changes, as necessary. Conduct hydrostatic, weight and stability analyses, including center of gravity, buoyancy estimates, trim, including intact and damaged stability analyses. Conduct and analyze structural design, developing hull girder bending moments and structural configurations and scantlings in accordance with appropriate rules or design standards, development of superstructure, mast, and local support structure to withstand primary and secondary loads.


Basic Qualifications:

-Experience in development of ship general arrangements, space arrangements and outfitting using 3D ship design software, including AutoCAD, calculating key vessel metrics, such as hydrodynamic and hydrostatic characteristics

-Experience in seakeeping and performing design concept studies and prototype, scale model development and U.S. Naval Surface Combatant design

-Knowledge of key regulatory body rules, the DoD Acquisition process, including regulations, directives, and statutes,

-Knowledge of Navy’s application of the DoD acquisition process, contracting, sea trials, and key Naval ship acquisition roles and organizations

-Ability to work independently or as part of a design team preparing drawings and other design documents, review the work of other engineers for accuracy and correctness

-Ability to lead and collaborate with mixed teams comprised of government and industry personnel, and apply problem-solving techniques, when faced with complex problems under uncertainty

-Active Secret clearance

-BS in Architecture or Engineering


Additional Qualifications:

-BS or MS in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering or related field preferred


Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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