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Deputy Joint Test Group Chair (Permanent)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Deputy Joint Test Group Chair (Permanent)

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 Health and Safety of all direct reports.
  • Directly support the Head of Waterfront Engineering Department in the authorization and evaluation of verification requirements, including technical data and quality assurance, in a shipyard environment.
  • Assume the role and responsibilities of JTG Chair during absences and vacations.
  • Provide leadership and oversight of a multi-discipline team of engineers and technologists tasked to execute authorization and evaluation of verification requirements of complex systems.
  • Be responsive to Program and Project Managers for dynamic program delivery requirements across multiple departments.
  • Identify risk treatments and opportunities for the improvement for Waterfront Engineering Department operations.
  • Establish metrics and key indicators to monitor and control Joint Test Group operations.
  • Lead technical reviews as warranted and directed.


The ideal candidate brings:

  • Graduated from a recognized institution with post-secondary education or completed an apprenticeship in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Provincial certification as a P.Eng or AScT.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience including:
    • Extensive experience (5+ years) in a high-integrity engineering environment.
    • Proven leadership skills and experience (5+ years) managing technical teams is highly desirable.
    • Significant experience (5+ years) in submarine engineering, sustainment, or construction.
    • Significant experience (5+ years) reviewing technical documents.
    • Experience (3+ years) in reactivation of ship or submarine following refit/significant work periods.
    • Experience (5+ years) with naval combat systems and communications an asset.
  • Submarine-specific operational experience or equivalent qualifications in a senior capacity an asset.
  • Working knowledge of ITAR and security protocols.
  • 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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