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Engineering Designer - Structural

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria






Structural / Mechanical Engineering Designer

Marine Design Drawing Office

- Victoria, BC / 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 is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.


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 exude 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


In this role, you will:


  • Design and develop solutions with a Mechanical / Structural focus for the integration of new sub-systems / components into existing systems.
  • Be responsible for the production of technical drawings and specifications to support the implementation of Engineering Changes on board Victoria Class Submarines.
  • Undertake 3D modelling to support spatial integration.
  • Create detailed manufacturing drawings, assembly drawings, installation drawings, weld tables, and redlined drawings.
  • Specify weld types/sizes, and associated examination methods in accordance with contracted requirements with support of senior staff.
  • Develop knowledge of non-destructive testing / welding techniques and applications.
  • Provide novel solutions to technical problems.
  • Conduct onsite inspections/surveys, escalating issues when required
  • Work closely with other Drawing Office disciplines to ensure coherency between deliverables.
  • Liaise with subcontractors to ensure design for manufacture / installation.
  • Maintain and prepare project documents as applicable.
  • Conduct other duties as necessary.


As our ideal candidate, you:


  • Have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in Mechanical/Structural Drawing and Design (knowledge of welding and non-destructive testing considered an asset).
  • Hold a College Technologist Diploma in a relevant field and are eligible to be certified as an Engineering Technologist by ASTTBC or Tech Nova.
  • Possess the ability and aptitude to problem solve technical issues.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Have experience with 2D and 3D CAD software (knowledge in AutoCAD and SolidWorks an asset)
  • Installation / integration design experience an asset.
  • Are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance


Applicants, please apply online through our website 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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