Chesapeake Shipbuilding is pleased to offer great opportunities for qualified professionals to join one of the leading design and construction teams in the country. As an integral part of our experienced team, you will undertake a variety of interesting and challenging projects. A competitive compensation/benefits package can be anticipated with all jobs, along with prospects for career development.



• Naval Architects

• Marine Engineers

• Relocation Assistance Provided

• Welders

• Fabricators/Ship Fitters

• Millwright/Outside Mechanist

• Foremen

• Ship Superintendents



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Great Benefits & Pay

• Paid Vacation

• 401K Plan

• Group Medical Insurance

• Life Insurance

• Relocation Assistance

• Training

• Continuing Education Assistance


Life on Maryland’s

Eastern Shore:

Chesapeake Shipbuilding is located in Salisbury, the heart of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Just a half hour from both the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Salisbury has immediate access to some of the best beaches, hunting, fishing and boating spots on the East Coast. It boasts entertainment ranging from professional sports (see below) to NASCAR and the lively Ocean City. The school system in Salisbury is extraordinary, whether for children or for prospects of higher education (see below). With the largest hospital and trauma center on the Eastern Shore, Salisbury also has excellent healthcare. It is a fantastic place to raise a family and pursue personal and professional goals.


Professional Sports

on the Eastern Shore

Delmarva Shorebirds

Baltimore Ravens

Baltimore Orioles

NASCAR (Dover Speedway)

NHRA Motorsports Complex


Nearby Colleges & Universities

Salisbury University

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

Wor-Wic Community College


Project Manager Job Description:

The Project Managers (PM’s) are responsible for all facets of project execution including, direction and coordination of all trades and management and administration of the assigned project and subcontractors. In this key leadership position, the PM must promote a proactive work environment, while overseeing vessel construction. The PM will be based in Salisbury, MD. The PM must be highly motivated and enter the position with a working knowledge of the construction process through a minimum of 10 years experience.


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Naval Architect/Marine Engineer Job Description:

The design office provides engineering and technical support for the company’s new build program and fleet operations. The naval architect or marine engineer will join our design team and undertake challenging design projects from conceptual design to detailed practical design and commissioning. Utilizing sound engineering practices, the architect will be required to develop technical analysis and design of hull structure scantlings, structural support systems and arrangements of all classes of commercial vessels. The position requires strong analytical skills, knowledge of regulatory bodies and the ability to work in a team environment.


Requirements for Entry Level Naval Architect/Marine Engineer:

•  Recent graduate with Bachelor of

Science in Engineering (Naval architecture or Marine Engineering)

•  Have excellent written, oral, and

multi-tasking communication skills

•  Be computer literate and familiar with

AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products

Familiarity with RHINO and MaxSurf a plus


Requirements for experienced Naval Architect/Marine Engineer:

•  Masters or Bachelor of Science in

Engineering (Naval architecture or Marine Engineering)

•  Have a thorough understanding of

vessel structural design, stability, structural fire protection, powering and arrangements or systems experience in areas such as piping, HVAC, shafting, hydraulics and electrical installations.

•  Have a minimum of 5 years in ship

design or construction experience, including practical knowledge of shipyard construction methods and details.

•  Have excellent written, oral, and

multi-tasking communication skills

•  Be proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft

Office products

•  Familiarity with RHINO

and MaxSurf a plus

•  Working knowledge of regulatory body

requirements such as USCG, Lloyds and ABS.


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Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Corp., Shipbuilders & Naval Architects, 710 Fitzwater Street, Salisbury, MD 21801

(800) 784-2979 | fax (410) 742-3689

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