Electrical Discipline Lead

15 Dundee Ave, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4R6, Canada ● Alberta, Canada ● Halifax, NS, Canada ● Nova Scotia, Canada ● Ontario, Canada ● Virtual Req #176
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Genoa Design International is currently recruiting for an Electrical Discipline Lead to join our Team in our Mt. Pearl, Newfoundland office!

Ready to spark the next generation of marine vessels with your end-to-end electrical system design capabilities? We’re looking for a lightning rod of talent who’s switched on to tackling complex electrical design problems with creativity and ingenuity. If that sounds like you, then ‘watt’ are you waiting for?


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, engineers, naval architects, 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 an Electrical Discipline Lead responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Progressive, Intermediate and Final reviews of the FD 3D Model.
  • Drive the FD 3DM technical quality completed by Elomatic and ensure compliance against project requirements and Genoa’s expectations through model reviews, engagement with stakeholders (including but not limited to engineering, detail design, other subcontractors), ad-hoc checks, etc.
  • Through quality checks, and engagement with 3DM teams and stakeholders (engineering, detail design, other subcontractors, etc.), direct the PD 3DM technical quality produced by Genoa’s team and ensure compliance against project requirements and Genoa’s expectations.
  • Act as the Electrical Technical Authority for the Electrical discipline, making technical decisions whenever a conflict exists between 3D teams/designers/leads.
  • Guide technical standardization (quality, solutions, good practice) for the electrical discipline across all Genoa designers.
  • Potentially be the point of contact for discipline leads.
  • Liaison with Platform Integration Manager, Engineering Leads, Detail Design Area / Discipline Leads, and other relevant stakeholders to resolve major and significant discipline design issues.
  • Work closely with Quality Lead to ensure consistency across Zones and risks to quality are communicated regularly.
  • Assist the Configuration Management team in estimating effort related to the Electrical Discipline.


  • 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 related discipline, either electrical, distributed/marine systems, or a combination.
  • Understanding of basic discipline concepts, and knowledge of discipline principles.
  • Experience working directly with regulatory bodies and classification societies.
  • Experience with 3D product models for new ship construction &/or refit projects.
  • Experience with CMPIC or other cable management software.
  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD and ShipConstructor is considered an asset.
  • Experience in the use of AVEVA, Cadmatic, Foran or other ship design software would be an asset.
  • Exposure to a shipyard or production environment is an asset.
  • Exposure in creating cable pull and termination sheets.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical specifications and drawings.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet project deadlines and problem solve.
  • Estimating knowledge would be an extra bonus.


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 package.
  • RRSP matching program.
  • Comprehensive group insurance plan and EFAP program.
  • Vacation and discretionary days.


  • A flexible work schedule.
  • Modern, yet comfortable office space.
  • An employee wellness program to spend on whatever makes you happy.
  • A minimum of 8 volunteer hours each year to support causes that matter to you.
  • An outstanding commitment to training, development and career growth.


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 meet the tasks as outlined above, apply in strictest confidence today!

Please submit your application through Genoa’s careers webpage: https://genoadesign.com/careers/

If you require assistance, please email your request to jobs@genoadesign.com and we would be happy to assist!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 15 Dundee Ave, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4R6, Canada
  • Alberta, Canada
  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Virtual