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Commissioning Manager Platform Systems (Permanent)

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria






Commissioning Manager Platform Systems (Permanent)

Victoria, BC



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:


  • Provide leadership, oversight and management for a team of engineers and technologists conducting platform and mission system testing and optimization
  • Assess, treat, document, and communicate risks associated with submarine platform and mission systems to both internal and external customers
  • Be responsive to Program Managers for dynamic program delivery requirements in a shipyard waterfront environment
  • Be responsible to provide direct support to submarine operators and maintainers deployed in a variety of environments and operational scenarios



The ideal candidate brings:


  • Graduated from a recognized institution with post-secondary education or completed an apprenticeship in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Proven leadership skills and experience (10+ years) managing technical teams.
  • Significant operational experience or equivalent equipment maintainer experience (10+ years) in the naval environment
  • Significant submarine systems knowledge and experience including operations and maintenance (10+ years)
  • Experience (5+ years) with naval mission systems and communications is highly desirable
  • Experience (5+ years) with naval mechanical and electrical systems is highly desirable
  • Experience with ISO Standard15288 and systems engineering life-cycle
  • Familiarity with ASHRAE Guideline 0-2013 commissioning processes and system optimization  
  • Experience with functional and non-functional system inspection, demonstration and performance testing 
  • Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office suite
  • Required security clearance: NATO SECRET, CGP positively security assessed and ITAR positively assessed as required.
  • 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


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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