Structures Designer

Work For The Number 1 Yacht Builder In North America

  • Job Title: Structures Designer
  • Location: Port Angeles, Washington
  • Department: CM / Design
  • Shift Times: Start: 7:00am / End: 3:45pm

Summary:

The Structures Designer will create structural designs, drawings and modeling following standard engineering practices. They will be involved in new design, updates to current designs, and possible retrofitting of current vessels.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Create new and modify existing models of marine structural components using the latest versions of SolidWorks and Rhino.
  • Create new and modify existing part, assembly, and installation drawings for final designs per ASME Y14.100 using latest version of SolidWorks or latest version of AutoCAD.
  • Create new and modify existing 2D (AutoCAD) construction drawings.
  • Create new and modify existing engineering Bill of Materials.
  • Process engineering change orders (ECOs).
Requirements:
  • 5+ years’ experience using parametric 3D modeling software (SolidWorks and Rhino preferred) designing/drafting structural systems.
  • Strong knowledge of ASME Y14.100.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing tools and procedures.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience with MS Office and Adobe Acrobat.
Additional Job Functions:
  • Ability and basic knowledge to assist other areas of design to support the production facilities (i.e. mechanical, joinery, AV/NAV, structures, etc)
  • Attend meetings in the office, at shipyards and possibly on vessels for project designs and department improvement.
  • Work under direction and guidance of design lead, design supervisor and naval architects.
Other Preferred Skills / Abilities:
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Able to work in both office and production atmospheres.
  • Reliable and attentive and able to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in both fiberglass/composite and aluminum desired.
  • Previous design experience at a shipyard a plus.

Safety Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in an environment with loud noise.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with dust.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with chemical odors.
Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms, to stand, walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, push or pull and lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment is a production floor setting and is usually noisy and dusty. It does not always maintain a consistent temperature but is dry. Noise levels are moderate to high with some chemical odors present. When on the production floor, PPE is required where noted.

Total Compensation:

At Westport, L.L.C., your base wage is only a portion of your overall compensation package. When you add in the additional benefits below to our competitive base wage you can increase your total compensation up to 25%.

  • Health insurance benefits options, including medical, prescription, vision, dental, basic group life and long term disability.
  • Flexible spending accounts for health flex and dependent care expenses
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan options
  • Paid time off for all regular FT employees
  • Paid holidays

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Download Westport Job Application:

Westport Yachts Job Application
(Acrobat PDF – 195KB)

1) Download and Print Application
2) Fax Application To: +1 888-389-5142

Completed Applications May Also Be Sent To:

Westport Shipyard Human Resources
jobs@westportyachts.com

P.O. Box 308, Westport, WA 98595
Phone: +1 360-268-1800

Westport L.L.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will be expected to perform other duties as may be assigned to meet the ongoing needs of Westport, L.L.C.

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