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Supportability Engineer

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Halifax





Supportability Engineer (Permanent)

Victoria, BC / Ottawa, ON / Halifax, NS 


Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.


In Canada, Babcock works in the Marine sector, where our teams provide critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. Our Canadian team is proud to be trusted to deliver key naval in-service support for the Royal Canadian Navy. We also operate in the Aviation sector, where Babcock ensures that the aircrew trainees of our partner nations receive the world’s best flying training. We deliver vital aerial emergency services and are proud to have been selected by the Government of Manitoba to deliver their wildfire suppression services, as well as key components of their critical air ambulance services. As well, we have expanded into the Canadian Nuclear Energy Industry. Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is a leading nuclear services company with a growing national and global presence. Drawing on over 60 years of nuclear experience, Cavendish Nuclear provides specialized service solutions in Canada, with global capabilities across the entire nuclear life cycle.


Whether it is providing technical training instruction, developing training materials or maintaining critical training assets, Babcock is trusted by its customers to deliver world-class training solutions.


Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis. Collectively at Babcock, our employees embody the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver


We encourage you to explore our Babcock Canada website to learn more about us at



In this role, you will:


  • Undertake Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) on equipment and systems with a goal of understanding supportability drivers, through-life costs, and potential improvement actions;
  • Assist in the development of reliability tools and processes for asset work packages;
  • Build tools and processes for analysis across all work packages, such as: Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), and Reliability Block Diagrams (RBDs);
  • Assist working groups to develop innovative solutions to equipment challenges;
  • Follow obsolescence management processes to assist in determining alternatives for equipment no longer supported by industry;
  • Liaise with staff throughout Babcock Canada and its sub-contractors in order to progress assigned tasks;
  • Assist in the development of new tools and techniques for through-life cost, operational availability, and safety management that Babcock Canada can deploy in support of the business;
  • Take part in specific business improvement activities as assigned;
  • Liaise with the customer as necessary to ensure that the assigned tasks meet with their requirements;
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


The ideal candidate brings:


  • Engineering degree from a recognized institution.
  • Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) status, or eligible to obtain P.Eng status within the applicable province.  
  • 4+ years’ engineering experience.
  • Previous experience in Reliability Engineering or similar ILS experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including data analytics in Microsoft Excel and other Business Intelligence tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ideally with experience liaising with stakeholders across an organization.
  • Strong analytical skills, particularly with a focus on integrated systems, are considered an asset.
  • Proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, meaning that you must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Government of Canada with the final dose at least 14 days prior to your start date.
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance.



Applicants, please apply online at

Babcock Canada supports the safety and wellbeing of our employees through the following programs:

  • Contributions towards an employee’s physical and mental health
  • Wellness days
  • Supportive work life balance: flexible work schedule and competitive annual vacation time off
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contribution
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Support of professional development and reimbursement of membership dues
  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families

Babcock is committed to promoting a workforce without boundaries. One that welcomes everyone to contribute to our success regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or

age. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.



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