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Senior Naval Architect

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria







Senior Naval Architect (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 not only works in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet, we also operate in the Aviation sector, providing Aerial Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services to the Province of Manitoba. Our business continues to grow as we expand our services into the Canadian Civil Nuclear Industry.


Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis. Collectively at Babcock, our employees embody the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver


We encourage you to explore our Babcock Canada website to learn more about us at


In this role, you will:


  • Review paint/structural surveys, technical queries and inspection reports and provide technical responses or engineering specifications, deviations or waiver requests
  • Generate and review contract change documentation
  • 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, for arising technical issues on the platform
  • Provide engineering mentorship to EIT’s 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, Material Certifications, Quality Assurance and Supply Chain Departments
  • Actively seek and implement opportunities for improvements around efficiency and product quality
  • Promote a culture of value engineering and schedule adherence within the team
  • Interface with customers, regulatory bodies, on site customer representatives and customer design and system authorities
  • Other duties as required


As our ideal candidate,


  • You possess an understanding of submarine structures, design and maintenance issues
  • You have the professional competence and demonstrated capability to oversee the development of a technical solution to a specified requirement
  • You possess approximately 10 years engineering experience
  • You possess a Naval architecture degree from an accredited Canadian university/educational institute or recognized foreign equivalent
  • You are a Professional Engineer
  • You have excellent written, verbal, electronic reporting and data communication skills
  • Required security clearance: NATO SECRET and CGP positively security assessed


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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