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Senior Ship Structures Structural Engineer

Reference ID: Harvey 1849

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Vancouver, BC
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Senior Ship Structures Structural Engineer: Harvey 1849

The Senior Ship Structures Structural Engineer will play a key role in the design of steel and aluminum commercial vessels. You will provide expert technical guidance to a professional team of naval architects and engineers in the design of ship structures including hull and superstructure, deck machinery foundations, machinery foundations, towing fittings and other marine-related structures. You will review work produced, support the establishment of design and reporting standards, and maintain in-house analysis software and design tools. You will closely coordinate your activities with naval architects, structural designers, and project management staff.

Your qualifications include:

  • Professional Engineer qualification, or eligibility for registration by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
  • Broad knowledge of general steel and aluminum structural design and ship construction methods and analytical techniques
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills in:
  1. Mechanics of materials, statics, and dynamics
  2. Finite Element Analysis techniques
  3. Design of bolted and welded connections
  4. Failure analysis of steel and aluminum structures, including fatigue
  5. Structural vibrations
  • Strong computer and software skills, including AutoCAD, Excel, Word. Experience with ANSYS is a definite asset
  • Ability to plan and manage tasks within the structural analysis group, for the successful completion of multiple challenging projects
  • Willingness to mentor and train technical staff
  • Applicants should be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or have other qualifications to legally work in Canada.

This is a fulltime position, with benefits.

Salary is open depending on experience.

Posted: February 14, 2018
Closes:April 15, 2018