Structural/Outfit Designer

900 Bayou Casotte Pkwy, Pascagoula, MS 39581, USA ● Alberta, Canada ● British Columbia, Canada ● Florida, USA ● Halifax, NS, Canada ● Louisiana, USA ● Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada ● North Vancouver, BC, Canada ● Ontario, Canada ● Pennsylvania, USA ● Quebec, Canada ● United States ● Washington, DC, USA Req #191
Wednesday, November 8, 2023

 Are you looking for a rewarding career in the unique industry of shipbuilding? Do you want to work for a well-managed company that puts people first? If you are looking for a career that is more about making a life than simply making a living, then come aboard the Genoa team!  



Genoa Design International has been providing production design and 3D modeling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries from here in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1995. In that time, we’ve become one of the most sought-after production design firms in the North American shipbuilding market.


With collaboration as the cornerstone of our work, we approach every day with a focus on our core values: Put People First, Create Lasting Relationships, Make a Difference, Own It, Live Well, and Never Stand Still. Our customers tell us that our employees’ everyday demonstration of our values sets Genoa apart from competitors.


With a team of designers, administrators, and technical support staff dispersed between locations, Genoa provides expertise and dedicated support throughout the shipbuilding process. Currently, Genoa is active in major government initiatives such as Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and in commercial contracts in shipyards throughout North America.



As a Structural or Outfit Designer, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create and modify 3D structure and outfit models, fabrication drawings and drafting support according to project scope for structure and distributive systems.
  • Update drawings from mark-ups and red lines.
  • Ensure a level of quality control for project work in accordance with Genoa’s quality management system.
  • Compliance of 3D models with regulatory standards, classification rules (DNV, Lloyds/GL, etc.), design guidelines, and client specific standards.
  • Interpret technical, detail design and construction drawings related to the 3D model structural design and/or distributed systems.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned that relate to technical leadership and integration of Genoa’s projects.



  • A Technical diploma or degree in a related discipline (naval architecture, marine engineering systems design; mechanical, HVAC or electrical design) or equivalent combination of education and technical experience.
  • Marine design experience in a related discipline, either structure and/or distributed/marine systems, or a combination.
  • Experience working directly with regulatory bodies and classification societies.
  • Experience with 3D model development, completing design changes, general arrangement drawing production, redlining, annotating, and drafting for new ship construction and/or refit projects.
  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD, AVEVA, Cadmatic, Foran or other ship design software would be an asset.
  • Experience using ShipConstructor is preferred.
  • Exposure to a shipyard or production environment would be an asset.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical specifications and drawings.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet project deadlines and problem solve.



We’re making waves! Genoa’s powerhouse is our people who are both passionate about our projects and motivated to deliver superior results. The Genoa formula is simple: Put People First. Drive the 3D Model. And never, ever stand still. Our quest for quality and continuous improvement is at the heart of all we do.


Here are some of the ways we keep the pep in our step:

  • Attractive compensation and leave benefits package.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Modern, yet comfortable office space.
  • Engaging team building activities.
  • Rewards and recognition for a job-well done.
  • An outstanding commitment to training and development.



At Genoa Design, we strive to create a supportive and inclusive environment and are committed to ensuring that our people feel comfortable to be their truest selves at work. This commitment is built into our core values and our passion to embrace a person’s unique abilities, strengths, and differences.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to building a diverse team and promoting a sense of belonging. We achieve this through encouraging our people to voice their ideas and opinions, celebrating one another’s contributions, and engaging with the communities in which we live and industries we serve.



We know it’s rare for someone to meet 100% of the qualifications and you don’t need all the listed credentials to add incredible value to the team. We also know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing candidates like you. If you are an initiative-taking individual and are prepared to complete the tasks as outlined above, apply in strictest confidence today!


Please submit your application through Genoa’s careers webpage:


If you require assistance in completing your application or need any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please email your request to and we would be happy to assist!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $23.75
  • Max Hiring Rate $60.00
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  • 900 Bayou Casotte Pkwy, Pascagoula, MS 39581, USA
  • Alberta, Canada
  • British Columbia, Canada
  • Florida, USA
  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Louisiana, USA
  • Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • Quebec, Canada
  • United States
  • Washington, DC, USA