Marine Systems Designer


Glosten, Inc.



Glosten, Inc. (equal opportunity employer) is looking for a talented individual to join the Production Engineering team as a Marine Systems Designer.

The ideal candidate should have experience with Cadmatic Outfit 3D modeling software.  This position requires creative problem solving, interpretation of technical drawings or specifications, and practical decision-making.  This person will work with a team of designers and engineers, will communicate with clients and shipyards, and will create 3D models and 2D production drawings.  The candidate will be fully versed in common vessel design and construction practices.  The ability to do system design is desired and an understanding of vessel structure design is beneficial. 

Glosten's Production Engineering group provides marine construction information and design to support construction of a wide variety of marine projects.  Join our team and apply your aptitude and software skills in support of shipyards, owners, and operators.  We use a number of 3D modeling tools to provide high value manufacturing and assembly information, and have many projects that are supported from concept through construction and beyond.

We are a company drawn to unique and challenging projects.  We have grown our team to 100 employees who are ready to solve complex problems and think outside the box.  We are continually searching for methods to improve our technical performance and business to better serve the industry.  We believe the secret to our success is our talented associates and our culture of mutual respect and cooperation.

This position is NOT for graphic design or artistic rendering.  This is a technical modeling and design position that generates 3D models and 2D drawings for vessel production purposes.

Please visit our website ( and our social media pages to learn more about our company, our projects and clients, and what is happening at Glosten.

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume for review.  

Successful Glosten Associates:

Strive for excellence.
Demonstrate a mutual respect for coworkers in a culture of collaboration, integrity, and innovation.
Are willing to take on our clients' problems as our own, become the clients' advocate, and cultivate long-term client relationships.
Demonstrate excellent written, verbal, and graphical communication.
Demonstrate a passion for the maritime industry.
Are motivated to identify and pursue internal and external professional growth opportunities, including areas outside of their specific discipline.


Primary Responsibilities:

Create 3D models under direction using Cadmatic, AutoCAD, ShipConstructor, Rhino and other CAD programs
Annotate 2D production drawings using CAD software such as AutoCAD
Work with a team to support large, long term projects.
Education and Training:

A 2-year technical degree or equivalent experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office products such as Excel and Word.
Desirable Experience:

Shipyard experience in any capacity
Construction experience, particularly with metal fabrication or pipe fitting
Drafting experience creating mechanical or production detail drawings


A good understanding of 3D CAD modeling and a willingness to learn new software is critical for this position. Our team depends on open communication, a collegial atmosphere, and a growth mindset. These traits are critical to a good fit on the Production Engineering team.  A self-starter with good organization will have the tools to succeed.  The Production Engineering team is constantly looking for ways to improve and this person must be willing to employ creative thinking and problem solving to tasks as well as internal processes.

 Must be authorized to work in the United States. Due to project restrictions, Glosten will only consider applicants with unrestricted access to work in the United States or those eligible for TN visas.

Glosten offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental coverage, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, bonus and profit-sharing plans, and a 401(k) plan.

Glosten is proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  Glosten does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, handicap, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

We encourage women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans, and the disabled to apply for this position. 

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit the following items in order to be considered for the position 

Cover letter
Applications missing these documents will not be considered.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


Seattle, Washington United States

Position Type

Full Time Job

Desired Major(s)

Science & Engineering/ Computer Science, Science & Engineering/ Engineering & Design

Desired Class Level(s)

Senior, Alumnus

Salary Level


Job Function


Requisition #


How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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How to Apply:
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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Posted On:

Oct 13, 2020

Application Deadline:

Nov 06, 2020