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Senior Technologist - Mechanical (Permanent)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Senior Technologist - Mechanical (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:

  • Develop and maintain a technical understanding of the platform mechanical systems.
  • Support the Team Lead in developing the Team’s understanding of platform mechanical systems.
  • Interpret design and manufacturing drawings.
  • Provide engineering support to the repair, maintenance and commissioning of platform systems.
  • Provide engineering support to the Safe Release of Work for mechanical systems.
  • Validate test procedures for the set to work of mechanical platform systems as part of an integrated review board.
  • Evaluate results for testing carried out on mechanical platform systems as part of an integrated review board.
  • Draft repair specifications, including technical drawing packs, for arising technical issues on the platform under the direct supervision of the responsible Sealing Professional Engineer.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the Customer’s representatives, Production Tradespeople, Project Management Teams, Quality Assurance and Supply Chain Departments.
  • Perform other duties as necessary or as assigned.


The ideal candidate brings:

  • Technologist Diploma from an accredited Canadian institute, or equivalent.
  • Eligibility for registration as an Applied Science Technologist with ASTTBC.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience including extensive marine experience with diesel engines, propulsion systems, heating, ventilation, high pressure pneumatics, hydraulics and air conditioning systems, chilled water-cooling systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of pumps, motors, valves, compressors, bearings, shaft-lines, precision alignment methods, and blue fits.
  • Extensive knowledge of Victoria Class Submarine mechanical and electrical systems is highly desirable.
  • Marine, offshore oil and gas drilling or naval vessel experience, highly desirable.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office suite desirable.
  • 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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