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Quality Support Team Specialist


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Quality Support Team Specialist (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:


  • Techically support work in one of the following disciplines:
  • Auxiliary systems (all mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, HVAC and hotel systems that enable a submarine to operate)
    • Electrical and combat systems
    • Structural (review inspection and welding of vessel hull, tanks, structure)
  • Undertake embedded quality support activities for submarine Extended Docking Work Periods (EDWP), and other submarine work periods
  • Interpret Department of National Defence (DND) material certification requirements and work scope to define specific quality records required for each task.
  • Review Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) documentation provided by suppliers, sub-contractors and DND.
  • Through a combination of job records inspection, analysis and audit processes, review technical documentation to ensure full compliance with submarine Quality Assurance and Material Certification requirements.
  • Inspect submarine First Level (safety critical) technical documentation.
  • Provide constructive feedback to stakeholders regarding common shortfalls in Objective Quality Evidence or work related documentation, to support continuous improvement.
  • Provide advice regarding quality requirements to Planning, Production, Engineering and Commissioning departments.
  • Liaise with the customer (DND) and other stakeholders to ensure that all Material Certification documentation meets the directed requirements.
  • Update Configuration changes within Submarine Definition Database (SDD).
  • Coordinate drawing and document update requirements in our tracking tool to ensure the boat’s configuration is maintained.
  • Work within the customers DRMIS tool (SAP) as required to maintain the submarines configuration.
  • Other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate brings:


  • An accredited technical college diploma, or an acceptable combination of training and 4 years’ experience performing similar work.
  • Practical experience with technical documentation review/analysis and with quality assurance processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of marine systems and/or submarine technical experience is an asset.
  • Qualification and experience as an auditor 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 as well as any COVID boosters recommended by public health authorities.
  • 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.


Applicants, please apply online at


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