Position Type: Direct Placement

Title: Marine Engineering Manager

Location: Rhode Island

Pay Range: Open – Negotiable






The Marine Engineering Manager is accountable for the preliminary design phase through to final design implementation and must have a working knowledge of the fabrication, assembly and erection processes for steel hull vessels.

Direct and oversee the day-to-day activities of 6-8 professionals, as well as partner with internal and external customers/vendors to ensure design manufacturability, continuous improvement and meet deadlines to provide on time delivery.

Must be familiar with Ship Board Systems such as piping, hydraulics, HVAC, electrical and electronics and have the ability to understand ABS/Coast Guard rules and regulations.







  • Manage a team of engineering staff members to include; schedule tasks, evaluate performance, ensure timelines are met, train/coach, interview/hire and conduct disciplinary actions as necessary.
  • Participate in daily Production meetings to provide Engineering updates and offer design solutions as required.
  • Review and revise structural and outfitting drawings for current project(s); check and complete ECR’s if necessary.
  • Verify internal designs are in accordance with construction drawings and best ship building practices; develop build strategies and module breakdowns with production.
  • Partner with ABS and Naval Architects to get drawings approved; review and approve vendor drawings and system design, as well as coordinate design and lofting companies to meet project schedules.
  • Review purchase orders for major equipment.
  • Provide Production with Field Support.







  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Engineering or significant industry experience required.
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience and minimum of 3 years management experience.
  • Excellent ability to communicate, verbal and written, with all levels within the organization.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and analytical skills, technical writing skills, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Experience with ShipConstructor Software, AutoCAD 3D and MS Office Suite required.
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