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Senior Welding Technologist


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid: 


Senior Welding Technologist (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:

  • Be expected to interact in a matrix organization and provide pragmatic welding solutions and engineering support in accordance with dynamic program delivery requirements in a shipyard waterfront environment.
  • Responsible to provide direction and assistance to Engineering, Project, and Production departments on Victoria In-Service Support Contract (VISSC) welding and Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) of materials such as non-ferrous pipe and steel alloy plates.
  • Be a part of the Waterfront Welding Team (WWT) to ensure the technical accuracy and content of the welding specifications released by Babcock Engineering. The responsibility extends to ensuring that engineering specifications and work items that prescribe welding contain adequate performance specifications, NDE requirements, Weld requirements, and Category and Class of welding, such that the quality of the deliverables always meet the contracted standards.
  • Perform on-site inspections onboard and outside the submarine
  • Work collaboratively as part of an integrated project team to specify the requirements for the development of welding procedures and performance qualifications in accordance with code requirements.
  • Collaborate with the WWT Team Lead to capture opportunities to improve operational processes to maximize its responsiveness to VISSC projects’ priorities and schedules.


The ideal candidate brings:

  • Graduated from a recognized institution with post-secondary education or accreditation as a Welding Technologist (or equivalent) or significant experience and exposure to welding activities in the marine sector.
  • 8+ years of relevant technical experience (welding, weld inspection, and structural engineering - naval architecture experience highly desirable).
  • Registered (or eligible for registration) as an AScT in British Columbia.
  • Submarine systems knowledge and experience, including operations and maintenance (5+ years) desirable.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, climb ladders, and enter confined spaces.
  • Experience providing technical leadership and direction highly 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 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.


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