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Senior Electrical Engineer (Permanent)


Ottawa, ON, CA, K1P 5E7 Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 1E6 Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 


Senior Electrical Engineer (Permanent)

Ottawa, ON, Halifax, NS, or Victoria, BC (Band 4.2)


Expected Salary: $81,738 to $118,065


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.


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.


Babcock’s Purpose is to create a safe and secure world, together. Our Principles create the foundation for how we will do this. They keep us on the right course, unify the way we work and guide us towards success. By thinking, connecting, and acting in line with these Principles, we’ll deliver better outcomes for our Culture, Customers and Communities. Collectively at Babcock, our employees embody the Principles that help make us great at what we do:

  • Challenge the status quo, Be Curious, and ask, ‘how might we?’
  • Whenever measuring success, Think: Outcomes and positive impacts.
  • Be Kind to ourselves, each other, and our planet.
  • Babcock employees Collaborate – we are greater than the sum of our parts,
  • Be Courageous – be brave, ambitious, and determined.
  • Everyone has a part to play - Own and Deliver to be successful.


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


In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for the occupational Health & Safety of all direct reports;
  • Be responsible to the Senior Manager - Electrical Engineering for the technical aspects of assigned projects;
  • Be responsible to the Project Manager(s) for the on-time delivery of assigned projects in accordance with own estimates (budget and schedule);
  • Draft, review, and approve (where delegated) electrical engineering client deliverables as well as internal policies and procedures;
  • Work collaboratively with other technical and non-technical departments within an integrated team environment to deliver engineering projects;
  • Provide mentoring and direct professional supervision and oversight within a team of engineers and technologists; and
  • Identify risks, impacts, mitigations and opportunities for improvement.


The ideal candidate brings:

  • A Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) license in BC, ON or NS in good standing;
  • 8+ years of electrical engineering experience in the naval, marine or related industry;
  • Knowledge of naval, marine (or related) electrical engineering standards (for example, equipment development, installation development, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), hazardous areas, cable selection, termination and glanding, etc.);
  • Knowledge of naval, marine (or related) electrical power system design and maintenance;
  • Knowledge of systems engineering standards and methods for managing the technical integrity of complex assets using a System-of-Systems framework;
  • Experience with development of low volume, custom electrical equipment (including modified Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) or Non-Developmental Items), from concept design through to manufacture, testing and in-service support;
  • Experience working in a shipyard or similar heavy industrial environment and knowledge of safe electrical work practices would be considered an asset.
  • ETAP experience (specifically AC and DC load flow) would be considered an asset.
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance


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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