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Senior Engineer, Structures (Permanent)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 


Senior Engineer, Structures (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:


  • Provide professional engineering direction and oversight within the waterfront Naval Architecture team for the analysis and repair of submarine steel structures and hull systems;
  • Review paint or structural surveys, non-destructive inspection reports and technical queries and provide technical responses, engineering reports, repair specifications, or requests for repair deviations or waivers;
  • Produce and certify repair specifications, including structural calculations and technical drawing packs, for submarine repair requirements;
  • Generate or review structural work packages and contract documentation for submarine maintenance periods;
  • Provide engineering direction and support to the build-up and testing of submarine hull and structural systems;
  • Participate in hazard identification and risk assessments for submarine structural systems;
  • Manage a small team of 2-3 junior engineers or technicians and provide engineering mentorship for issues related to structural analysis, material selection, repair requirements, etc.;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders including project management, quality assurance and supply chain teams;
  • Interface with external contractors and customers including Seaspan’s submarine production workforce and the Department of National Defence’s design and system authorities and on site management team; and,
  • Other duties as required.


The ideal candidate brings,


  • An engineering degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited Canadian university or educational institute or from a recognized foreign equivalent;
  • Certification as a Professional Engineer or immediate eligibility to become a Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia;
  • 8+ years of structural or marine engineering experience;
  • A comprehensive understanding of marine structures and their design or maintenance requirements;
  • A demonstrated capability to oversee the development of complex technical solutions for the repair of steel structures;
  • Excellent written, verbal, electronic reporting and data communication skills;
  • 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 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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