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Engineering Technologist Surveyor (Permanent)


Ottawa, CA, K1P 5E7

Onsite or Hybrid: 








Engineering Technologist Surveyor (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:


  • Work within the waterfront Naval Architecture team to support and generate structural surveys, including both on-site and office work;
  • Conduct visual inspections and surveys within a variety of submarine compartments and in varying conditions with potential difficulties for access;
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary technical team to provide the information necessary to develop unique solutions to complex structural repair challenges related to submarines;
  • Assess steel and fiberglass submarine structures against relevant codes and standards to determine if repairs are required;
  • Request and integrate findings from Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) reports (including UT, RT, MPI and VT) to categorize structural and weld defects;
  • Compile inspection findings and produce narrative survey reports;
  • Support the preparation of technical specifications for the repair of submarine steel structures;
  • Conduct quality assurance activities on behalf of the technical team to verify completion of key steps in the submarine repair sequence; and
  • Work with the shipyard production personnel and the project management team to expedite work in a timely fashion.


The ideal candidate brings:


  • A minimum of a College Technologist Diploma in a relevant field and an eligibility to be certified as an AScT by ASTTBC;
  • 4+ years of relevant technical experience;
  • Practical experience working with marine platform systems or steel structures in a marine environment;
  • An attention to detail and a demonstrated ability and aptitude to problem solve technical issues;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong teamwork skills and an ability to effectively work in an environment with frequently changing and competing priorities;
  • Experience working in a fast-paced commercial shipyard environment is 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; and
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance


Applicants, please apply online at


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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