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Providence, RI, United States
8 days ago
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
8 days ago


Marine Electrical Engineer (Mid-level)

Glosten is seeking an experienced marine electrical engineer to join our marine engineering group in Seattle, WA or Providence, RI. Glosten is a naval architecture and marine engineering firm that has served the marine industry for over 60 years. We work in teams to accomplish exciting projects in a stimulating, fast-paced, and collegial environment.

We are an employee-owned company drawn to unique and challenging marine projects. We have grown steadily and deliberately to a team of 100 employees who are ready to solve complex problems and think outside the box. We continuously strive to improve our business practices and technical performance to better serve the industry. We believe the secret to our success is our talented team and our culture of mutual respect and cooperation.

Glosten offers a level of electrical engineering and controls expertise that is unmatched in the marine industry, and it is an exciting time to be working in this discipline. Modern energy storage systems are allowing cost-effective hybrid and all-electric vessel propulsion configurations. Advances in power electronics are allowing increased flexibility in electrical generation and distribution system designs that can reduce vessel fuel consumption and emissions and increase reliability. Fully autonomous vehicles are a reality, and the technology is actively being adapted to future vessel concepts. Join our team and take part in advancing the industry.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are passionate about the maritime industry.
  • Thrive in a culture of collaboration, innovation, and integrity.
  • Are committed to client service, including taking on our clients' problems as our own, becoming the client's advocate, and cultivating long-term client relationships.
  • Demonstrate excellent written, verbal, and graphical communication.
  • Are motivated to identify and pursue internal and external professional growth opportunities, including areas outside their specific discipline.

Education and Certification:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in one of the following: marine engineering or electrical engineering.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) Licensure in a relevant discipline is expected. Applicants without PE license that meet the experience requirements of professional licensure may be considered.


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a maritime design environment, consulting engineering experience is preferred.
  • Proficiency with industry standard power systems analysis software package (SKM (preferred), EDSA, eTAP, or EasyPower) to perform short circuit studies and protective device coordination studies.
  • Experience preparing electrical power system design documents including electrical power loads analysis, power system one line diagrams, and contract specifications.
  • Lighting system calculations and design.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the maritime regulatory environment and submittal processes, shipboard systems operation and design requirements, field work (shipchecking and shipboard systems performance surveys), shipyard practices, and contract specifications.
  • Experience managing small to medium-sized projects including client communications, leading engineering teams, assigning tasks, managing scope and budget, scheduling, and developing proposals.
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers.
  • Ability to understand and contribute to resolution of a wide range of technical issues outside traditional marine engineering disciplines, including naval architecture (structure and stability), machine design, and/or drafting.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Rhino3D, or equivalent CAD program.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software packages.
  • Proficiency with tele-communication tools to coordinate with engineers in multiple office locations.
  • Shipboard and/or shipyard construction experience is not required, but considered a plus,
  • 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.

Some travel and fieldwork are required. Some project assignments will require a valid driver's license, current passport, and/or TWIC card.

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. To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all, 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 are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all associates. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

We encourage women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for this position.

Visit our website ( and our social media pages to learn more about who we are, our projects and clients, and what is happening at Glosten.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants can apply via our applicant center using the pane on the right side of this page. To be considered for this position, you'll need to submit the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Applications missing any of these documents will not be considered.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64866142
  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Position Title: Marine Electrical Engineer (Mid-level)
  • Company Name For Job: Glosten
  • Job Function: Marine Engineer,
    Electrical Engineer
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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