Designer Student - Fall 2023

15 Dundee Ave, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4R6, Canada Req #152
Friday, May 19, 2023

You Auto-CAN do anything. You’re a design superstar who is 3D – detail-oriented, decisive, and driven. Genoa Design International is currently recruiting for a Student Designer to join our Design & Consulting Team for the upcoming Fall 2023 semester!


We have a varying degree of experience and skills in multiple disciplines, all working together to achieve a common goal of delivering accurate, high-quality documents to our customers. Our team is split into three main divisions that complement one another, Technical Information, 3D Modeling and Manufacturing Information (MI). The 3D model team takes engineering documents and turns them into a fully integrated digital ship. The MI team takes the 3D model and produces 2D drawings that the shipyard production facilities can fabricate from.




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 FirstCreate Lasting RelationshipsMake a DifferenceOwn ItLive 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 a Student Designer, responsibilities include but are not limited to: 


  • Create and modify 3D models, fabrication drawings and drafting support according to project scope for structure and distributive systems.
  • Update drawings from mark-ups and red lines.
  • Manage technical data configuration.
  • Ensure a level of quality control for project work in accordance with Genoa’s quality management system.
  • Adhere to project and industry specific security regulations.
  • Maintain a level of professionalism and confidentiality.




  • Enrollment in a technical diploma or degree program in a related discipline (naval architecture, marine engineering systems design; mechanical, HVAC or electrical design).
  • 3D design/drafting knowledge using AutoCAD.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical specifications and drawings.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of ShipConstructor, Rhino and CADMATIC would be considered an asset.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet project deadlines and problem solve.
  • Exposure to a shipyard or production environment is an asset.




At Genoa Design, we thrive when our students succeed. We take pride in providing exposure to the industry and an experience that is meaningful, memorable, and fun-filled!


We provide all students with great perks and benefits:

  • A one-time travel allowance to help offset the costs associated with travel to and from the office.
  • A flexible work schedule.
  • Modern, yet comfortable office space.
  • Stocked kitchen.
  • Engaging team/company activities.
  • Volunteer hours and community engagement opportunities.
  • Rewards and recognition for a job well done.


In addition, Genoa provides students with the opportunity to part take in a presentation at the end of your work term to showcase your achievements and what you’ve learned!




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.




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
  • Job Start Date Monday, September 4, 2023
  • Job End Date Friday, December 22, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • 15 Dundee Ave, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4R6, Canada