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Intermediate Engineer - Explosion and Fluid Dynamics

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Date: 13-Jan-2023

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

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:37885

We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, helping our customers 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 to 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.


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.


Your duties will include:

  • 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.
  • Deliver agreed upon project scope of work on time and on budget.
  • Contribute to, and prepare, technical reports and scientific publications.
  • Provide clear and concise communication with clients and internal/external stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • Take personal responsibility for delivering own goals and targets, without requiring significant supervision.
  • Pursue Continuous Professional Development while maintaining a high degree of discipline, knowledge and awareness. Take ownership for own development, seeking opportunities for self-development.


You will:


  • Have a bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or Aerospace)
  • Maintain registration as an Engineer-in-Training or Registered/Licensed Professional Engineer with Engineers Nova Scotia or other Canadian professional engineering association
  • 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
  • Actively participate in our safety management system to ensure safe working conditions for you, your co-workers, our clients, and the general public

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:

Our purpose at Lloyd’s Register is working together for a safer world and every one of us is committed to maintaining our standards and continuing our success. That means bringing increasingly sophisticated thinking to the challenge of setting global safety standards for today and tomorrow. Help us stay out in front and your contribution will be felt, valued and rewarded by a global leader.


We care, we share, we do the right thing



Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:


Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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