Explosion and Fluid Dynamics Intermediate Engineer

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Date: 7 Nov 2023

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 2C7

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:  38417

Explosion and Fluid Dynamics Intermediate Engineer


Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


What we’re looking for  

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Intermediate Engineer in compressible flows and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to join our experienced Explosion and Fluid Dynamics Team in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.


What we offer you  

  •  The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values driven and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programs 
  • Hybrid and flexible work schedules with appreciation for work-life balance 
  • Benefits eligible day-one of employment 
  • In addition to the Canadian Medical Plan, LR pays premiums at 100% for medical/dental/vision and prescription coverage for employee and family 
  • RRSP – company contributes fixed 2% and matches employee contributions up to 6% (100% vested on day-one of employment) 
  • Culture that develops its colleagues and promotes from within and many other additional benefits 


The role 

  • Work with a team of high-performing engineers delivering innovative solutions to a range of client challenges, particularly in the areas of public safety, industry, and defense
  • Provide consultancy services in areas relating to explosive blast, reactive flows, compressible-flow computational fluid dynamics, and structural response to blast through application of new models and modification of existing codes
  • Develop and maintain internal software using agreed upon code standards and associated processes
  • Contribute to, and prepare, technical reports and scientific publications
  • Build relationships with internal and external clients, be hands on in assessing complex problems, and help build the business
  • Participate in proposal development and provide estimates for own time


What you bring 

  • Have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or Aerospace)
  • Demonstrated research/consultancy skills in fluid dynamics (compressible flows), thermodynamics, and chemistry; experience in explosion/shock/blast physics, or a related area, of particular interest
  • Demonstrated experience in the development/application of CFD models
  • Be eligible for Personal Security Clearance with the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate


   Considered an asset

  • Demonstrated experience in the analysis of structural response to highly dynamic loadings, and experience in using FEA tools such as LS-DYNA
  • Experience in machine learning (ML) algorithms and application of ML models.
  • Experience in the marine industry and ship hydrodynamics
  • Experience in computer programming / CFD code development
  • Working knowledge of Linux OS and experience in parallel/scientific computing
  • Experience working in a consulting environment


About us   

We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day. 


Lloyd’s Register Applied Technology Group (LR ATG) is part of the Lloyds Register Group. LR ATG is an established Canadian engineering research and consulting firm specializing in the development and application of advanced engineering solutions for clients in the marine, public safety, and defense sectors.  Formerly operating as Martec Limited, the company has been in business since 1973 and has Canadian offices in Halifax and Ottawa. Employees at LR ATG enjoy an intellectually challenging and collegial working environment with generous benefits and a corporate culture that places a strong emphasis on individual creativity and initiative. We have flexible working arrangements which allow for a combination of in-office and at-home work.


Be a part of    

Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place.  


Want to apply    

We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups.  


We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 


If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy.  


We care, we share, we do the right thing  


If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at careers@lr.org and we will respond to you as soon as possible. 



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