Naval Architect/Engineer

September 26, 2016

Sparkman & Stephens is looking for a Naval Architect or Engineer for full-time employment in our Yacht Design Department in Newport, RI.

Primary Responsibilities will include:

  • Naval architecture calculations and associated drawings
  • Engineering calculations and associated drawings
  • Structural design in various materials, including advanced composites
  • Hydrostatics and velocity prediction
  • Weight and center estimates
  • Specifications

The candidate will have a passion for yachting, be enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously while completing all work on schedule.

Requirements for employment are:

  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited institution in the field of Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering
  • Proficiency in 2D drafting and 3D modeling; experience specifically with AutoCAD and Rhino will be seen as an advantage
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • High levels of initiative, attention to detail, and professionalism


Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to:

Since 1929, Sparkman & Stephens has completed thousands of designs, spanning the range of sailing and motor yachts, racers and cruisers, custom and production yachts, from small dinghies to megayachts. Yachts built to S&S plans dot oceans around the world, serviced by offices in Greenwich, CT and Newport, RI.