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Marine Technologist (Water Tight Integrity Watch Keeper)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9 Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 1E6

Onsite or Hybrid: 



Marine Technologist (Water Tight Integrity Watch Keeper)

(Various Permanent & Temporary positions)

Victoria, BC or 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 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.

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 provided training to preform role of Water Tight Integrity watch keeping
  • Be responsible for the Occupational Health and Safety procedures
  • Monitor the safety of the submarine's berthing arrangements alongside
  • Be responsible for security of the brow gangway and surrounding waters
  • Monitor the work requirements on board for the duty period including any abnormal configurations of systems or equipment
  • Monitor and coordinate activities as required
  • Act as the On Scene Coordinator (OSC) to brief emergency services on arrival to any incident or emergency
  • Ensure that comprehensive hand over is carried with opposite shift
  • Be responsive to Commissioning Managers for dynamic program delivery requirements in a shipyard waterfront environment
  • Apply practical technical domain knowledge in line with all applicable procedures, codes and standards to produce technical solutions and documentation in support of assigned tasks or projects
  • Identify, communicate, record and manage all applicable technical risks within the scope of an assigned task or project
  • Communicate engineering subjects, issues, solutions, and risks effectively to all stakeholders
  • Plan, monitor, and deliver assigned tasks and projects to the required quality, time, and cost


The ideal candidate brings:

  • 4+ years’ experience with operations alongside on-board marine vessels, Victoria Class Submarine Qualified (AILS)
  • A Diploma of Technology or a Certificate of Technology or equivalent training and experience
  • Comfortable working in a shipyard environment
  • Strong communication skills; written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Strength in multitasking, prioritizing skills and working under pressure
  • 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
  • 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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