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Junior Naval Architecture Engineer (Permanent)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 


Junior Naval Architecture Engineer (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. 


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:


  • Support and conduct coating/structural surveys and produce detailed survey reports
  • Review and respond to technical queries and inspection reports and provide technical responses or engineering specifications, deviations or waiver requests
  • Provide technical input to configuration change package development, implementation and as-fitted drawings
  • Provide engineering support to the build-up and commissioning of Hull systems
  • Draft repair specifications, including technical drawing packs, under the direct supervision of the responsible Sealing Professional Engineer for arising technical issues on submarines undergoing maintenance
  • Provide assistance to the Senior Naval Architects for issues related to structural analysis, material selection, mechanical fasteners and alignment issues
  • Witness inspection points, participate in Joint Test Groups and/or witness test form execution
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the On Site Management Team, Production, Project Management, Material Certification, Quality Assurance and Supply Chain Departments
  • Perform other duties as necessary or as assigned


The ideal candidate brings:


  • A degree in Mechanical, Naval Architecture, or Civil Engineering from an accredited Canadian University, or equivalent
  • Registration as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) in British Columbia or able to complete such registration
  • Familiarity with naval architecture and structures
  • Familiarity with submarine naval architecture and structures (an asset)
  • Marine, offshore oil and gas drilling or naval vessel operational experience (an asset)
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office suite
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance


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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