Lead Engineer - Naval Structures

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Date: 27 May 2023

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

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:  38302

Lead Engineer – Naval Structures


Lloyd’s Register


Location:   Hybrid position with primary Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada OR other locations in Canada or the United Kingdom if you possess current or prior NATO security clearance


What we’re looking for 


Lead engineer with a focus on naval structures to join our Structures and Risk team in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Take your skills to the next level working with a team of professionals on the leading edge of naval structural analysis, keeping vessels operating safely and efficiently using the latest tools and knowledge available.  You will have the opportunity to work with colleagues and clients in Canada and around the world. The work is demanding and challenging.


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 

  • Provide consultancy services at a lead engineer level in areas relating to the structural analysis of naval vessels
  • Act in lead engineer capacity, both delivering and leading projects in structural analysis of naval vessels, including development of new services/approaches and training of more junior engineers
  • Lead small- and large-scale proposal development. Develop relationships with key naval stakeholders to understand current and future client challenges
  • Manage projects in the areas of structural analysis and response, delivering agreed upon project scope of work on time and on budget
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards


What you bring 

  • Senior-level structural engineering expertise with a focus on ship structures: 15+ years’ experience including use of finite element codes and other numerical modelling tools for the analysis of structures
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering
  • Experience in the maritime industry
  • Experience with working for/with the Canadian Department of National Defense or International Naval experience making you eligible for a Personal Security Clearance with the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD) or immediate eligibility for security clearance in a NATO country
  • Demonstrated experience in leading projects related to structural engineering and survivability analyses
  • Programming experience considered a strong asset


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 LR Maritime Performance Services team. 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. 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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