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Test Specialist - Mechanical

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria

 

 

 

 

Waterfront Engineering Test Specialist (Mechanical)

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 www.babcockcanada.com.

 

In this role, you will:

 

  • Carry out testing, acceptance and maintenance activities for various Victoria Class Submarine systems and equipment
  • Act as a Test Director and direct multi-disciplinary employees during the testing of submarine systems and equipment
  • Conduct equipment trouble-shooting, fault diagnosis and corrective maintenance
  • Record defects using Babcock Canada IT applications
  • Be responsive to Commissioning Managers for dynamic program delivery requirements in a shipyard waterfront environment
  • Identify risks and opportunities during the course of testing and maintenance.

 

The ideal candidate brings:

 

  • 4+ years of experience as a testing or commissioning specialist
  • A current designation as a AScT, CET or EIT
  • A strong working knowledge of:
    • Internal and external tank pressure testing is an asset, including large volume hydrostatic testing
    • Material fitness inspections, lifting appliance certification and strength testing of fixed components such as eye plates, bollards, capstans desirable
    • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning systems as well as Chilled Water cooling systems and equipment Set to Work experience desirable
    • Familiarity with pneumatic and hydraulic systems including pressurized storage cylinders
    • Diesel engine familiarity
    • Gas turbine familiarity
    • Bulk liquid storage familiarity
  • Marine, offshore oil and gas drilling or naval vessel experience would be a strong asset
  • New construction commissioning or retro-commissioning is desirable
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance

 

Applicants, please apply online at https://www.babcockinternational.com/careers/

 

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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