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Senior Electrical Technologist, Waterfront Engineering


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Senior Electrical Technologist, Waterfront Engineering (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.

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 an experienced member within the Waterfront Electrical engineering section, primarily focusing on supporting both Victoria Class Submarine electrical and electronic systems.
  • Conduct on site surveys and draft or review repair specifications for submarine maintenance activities.
  • Investigate and provide oversight on complex fault diagnosis activities and system operations involving non-standard line-ups or modified configurations.
  • Provide mentoring and technical oversight for junior technologists.
  • Assess, document, and communicate risks associated with submarine electrical and electronic systems.
  • Be responsive to Program and Project Managers for dynamic program delivery requirements in a shipyard waterfront environment.
  • Identify risks, opportunities, and appropriate treatments.
  • Ensure lessons from experience (LFE) are collated and recorded in the management system.
  • Conduct other duties as necessary or as reasonably assigned from time to time.


The ideal candidate brings:

  • You hold a post-secondary technology diploma in an electrical or electronic discipline (or equivalent experience) and are eligible to be certified as an AScT by ASTTBC.
  • You have 8+ years working as a technologist or technician within the electrical or electronics discipline.
  • You have 4+ years experience as an electrical or electronics technologist or technician in the naval environment.
  • 2+ years experience in mentoring/guiding technical teams desirable.
  • Demonstratable knowledge of marine electrical and electric systems is required.
  • Experience in field functional testing of electronic components required.
  • Knowledge of Alternating Current systems and power distribution control systems required.
  • Experience with fibre optic applications, cable characteristics, connectors, termination, inspection and testing, an asset.
  • Knowledge of uninterrupted power supplies and switching, an asset.
  • New construction commissioning or retro-commissioning, an asset.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office suite desirable.
  • 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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