Serco Inc.

Jr. Designer (ShipConstructor)

Recruiting Location : Location
Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

If you are looking for a high profile and challenging career involved with the design of vessels for the US Navy- Serco has a great opportunity for you! The (ShipConstructor) Marine Designer will be on the dynamic Maritime Engineering Operation (MEO)  team, designing ships and ship systems at our Alexandria, Virginia location.


Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our sailors. Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact for our Navy towards the future!


Serco supports the US Navy and other commercial maritime customers on a variety of contracts, on a variety of different vessels.  Our MEO Team is involved in all stages of ship and ship system design. 


Visit these links for more information about how Serco supports the Navy  and our Veterans


The (Shipconstructor) Marine Designer will be part of a 175 to 200 -member team that works closely with our customers and other Serco teams to deliver quality ship and ship system designs


Under immediate supervision, carries out design assignments of a routine nature with limited latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment. Prepares sketches or completes detail and layout drawings utilizing ShipConstructor Software from verbal or written instructions on product or plant equipment. Participates in the development of original designs or adaptations requiring specialized experience.


In this role, the Jr. Designer will:

  • Prepares design drawings in ShipConstructor Software to assist in developing ideas generated by engineers.
  • Draws structural, mechanical, or electrical features of related structures and equipment utilizing ShipConstructor Software
  • Reviews literature, standards and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.
  • Prepares working plans and detailed drawings from sketches and notes received from Engineers and/or other Designers utilizing ShipConstructor Software.
  • Calculates and lays out dimensions, angles, curvature of parts, materials to be used, and relationship of various parts to the entire structure.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


This position may require the ability to obtain, maintain, or transfer a DoD Issued Secret clearance.


The Jr. Designer Will:

  • Possess an Associates degree and 0 to 2 years related experience.
    • Degree may be waived for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and/or traditional drafting methods, specifically ShipConstructor, Inventor and/or AutoCad Software.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you are interested in supporting and working with our military and sailors and a passionate Serco team- then submit your application now for immediate consideration.  It only takes a few minutes and could change your career.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable requirements regarding COVID-19 regulations, including COVID-19 vaccinations and testing requirements.


Positions supporting US Federal contracts located within the continental United States (including corporate support positions): Pursuant to Executive Order 14042 (Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors), Serco requires covered employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a Serco facility, to be fully vaccinated (two weeks from last/only inoculation) by January 4, 2022 and provide valid documentation of their vaccination status (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


Canada, state/provincial or OCONUS based contracts and positions: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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