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Marine Structural Engineer - Halifax

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Date: Dec 21, 2021

Location: Halifax, NS, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 36926 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Halifax, NS, Canada 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!

Looking to take the next step in your career?


Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Marine Structural Engineer to join the Ports & Terminals team in our Infrastructure group based in Eastern Canada (Halifax preferred).


New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities and industrial complexes of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. 


Our knowledge of infrastructure includes ports and terminals, aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our future? Then the infrastructure group is for you! 


The successful candidate will be a self-motivated established engineer in the ports, marine and coastal space with demonstrated hands-on experience in designing a broad range of marine structures and port facilities.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Accurate needs definition of client requirements
  • Overseeing technical teams in the delivery of port and marine studies or design documentation
  • Overseeing accurate implementation and adherence to specifications of design solutions delivered to clients including supervision and sign off of completed work
  • Take on applicable project or task leadership roles and being responsible for the on time, on budget and on specification delivery of services and solutions
  • Active mentorship and development of graduates in technical fields of port and marine competencies
  • Working within virtual teams in other geographies and business units for seamless delivery to clients in any location
  • Coordinating with multiple disciplines to deliver integrated project solutions
  • Supporting business development initiatives
  • Collaboratively engage with clients throughout the project lifecycle process
  • Periodic travel to domestic and international locations might be required for periods of time


You bring to the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Civil Engineering discipline.  Master’s Degree preferred in the fields of ports, marine and/or coastal engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in detail design in port and/or marine structures, including development of load cases, detail structural analysis and design according to best practice codes and standards
  • Registered P. Eng. in NS or another Canadian province (preferred) 
  • Experience in metocean data acquisition, statistical assessment, numerical wave transformation modelling and application of these on structural design (preferred)


Why join us?

  • Develop innovation partnerships
  • Think locally, work globally
  • Engage with people who make a difference


What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development







Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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