Lead Marine Engineer
S&B Infrastructure

New Orleans, Louisiana

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The S&B Family of Companies is currently searching for an experienced Lead Marine Engineer for our affiliate TAI Engineers, in New Orleans, LA. The ideal person independently performs Lead Marine Engineering activities for all phases of mechanical development and equipment design for a project of significant size and complexity. Must be fully competent in performing all conventional aspects of Lead Marine Engineering and application of independent judgment for the evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard design engineering criteria, methods and procedures. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits and hybrid work schedules. If you are an experienced Marine Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity in the New Orleans area, we invite you to apply and contribute to our continued success.




Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a related Engineering discipline from an accredited college or university.


  • 15+ years of experience in marine engineering.
  • Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering ABET accreditation program in the US.
  • Minimum one-year internship at a recognized Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering company in the US.
  • Knowledge of mechanical/marine engineering principles, practices, processes, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues.
  • Critical thinking skills to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, load calculations, statistical analysis, and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
  • Occasional domestic and international travel depending on project-specific requirements as required.


  • Lead conceptual, detail and production of new vessel and vessel modification design projects and resolve technical problems.
  • Design, propose, review, select, and oversee efficient arrangements and machinery systems according to regulatory and client requirements.
  • Perform calculations (i.e., fluid and airflow, structural and piping strength) to support design decisions and quality check calculations to ensure final roducts meet quality standards and contract standards and requirements.
  • Ensure the technical correctness of the drawings by using the applicable job, federal (CFR), classifications (ABS), local (USCG, NFPA, ANSI, ASTM, ASME, SNAME, EPA), international standards (IMO: SOLAS, MARPOL, COLREG, ISO, IEEE, IEC, IPC), and standard practice,
  • Assist the Project Manager in proposal development, client management, and overall project execution.
  • Develop and track schedules to ensure SOW is completed on time and budget, work with client to define new tasks and work with engineering managers to provide competitive cost for new work.
  • Review and manage engineering work packages and associated deliverables.
  • Work on time-based functions and ensure met with the schedules and take corrective actions, as necessary.
  • Work with multidisciplinary staff. Assist and mentor junior engineers and working closely with AutoCAD and modeling design staff.
  • Participate in client meetings and develop successful working relationships to grow the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering business.
  • Develop detail design/drafting in CAD format for vessel modifications, vessel repairs, outfitting and site plans.
  • Adhere to all company safety, environmental, quality assurance and security programs.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Onboard sailing experience at a senior engineering level with familiarity with the design, operations and maintenance of piping and machinery systems.
  • Experience in design development, arrangements, piping system design, machinery selection, machinery design, production design, and design integration for marine vessels such as oceangoing vessels, patrol vessels, offshore support vessels, research vessels, tugs, and barges.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Navisworks, Rhino 3D, Solidworks, Inventor, and Pipe-FLO software is a plus.
Travel Details

  • Once in a month to US Customer locations, and once every few years to India.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before clients or employees of the organization.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Occasionally, will conduct or participate in a field trip to an operating plant or construction site. This requires normal hearing, the ability to stand, walk, reach, climb and balance, clear close and distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. Lifting up to 25 pounds may be required.


Normal work environment will be a business office with moderate noise. Occasionally, may visit or be temporarily assigned to an operating plant or to reside in an office on-site for the duration of a project. This may require exposure to outdoor weather conditions, loud noise, and work near moving mechanical parts, electrical energy, construction equipment, vibration, fumes, chemicals and airborne particles.


TAI Engineers, LLC. (TAI) is a full-service Maritime Solutions company incorporated in 1993 and is owned by S&B Infrastructure Ltd. an S&B family company. With its 100+ Marine Professionals, TAI is enhanced by S&B, which has about 1,600 engineers. TAI is known for its Management Expertise, Technical Excellence, and Innovative Maritime Solutions. TAI is proud of its legacy and people, whose professionalism and dedication make the company trusted by its clients. TAI provides services to commercial and governmental clients. TAI is GSA listed to provide engineering services and vessels to any government agency in the US and is also a prime contractor on NAVSEA's SEAPORT-E program. TAI offers a diversity of expertise to respond to most maritime and offshore requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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