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Welding & NDT QA Inspector

Country/Region:  CA
City:  Victoria




Welding & NDT Quality Assurance Inspector

Victoria BC Canada 



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:


  • Reporting to the Babcock Marine Welding and NDT QA Manager, undertake Quality Assurance (QA) Inspection of welded fabrication and Non-Destructive testing (NDT) related activities on behalf of Babcock Canada within the Victoria Class Submarine in service support contract (VISSC).
  • Work closely with and support the Welding and NDT QA Manager in the completion of the Quality Inspection functions.
  • Undertake performance of surveillance and inspection activities of in-process welding, NDT examinations and the records pertaining to both.
  • Work within in a multi faceted technical environment including the external customer (Canada), NDT subcontract service providers and fabrication providers and liaising with all stakeholders.
  • Recognizing the nature of the vessels’ service, the criticality of welded fabrication of both structural high strength steels and process pressure piping you will strive at all times to assure safety and quality are the primary considerations in this role.  


The ideal candidate brings:


  • 8 years of experience in a Quality Assurance inspection or Quality Control examination, or a related technical role on welded fabrication to Code or Regulatory requirements. Marine experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of CSA W178.2 level 2 Welding Inspector CWB certification or equivalent.
  • A solid working knowledge of welding processes, materials and NDT methods.
  • The following criteria are considered assets:
  • Welding experience, Red Seal certification and performance qualifications, recognized NDT (eg. CGSB or ISO 9712) technician certifications / qualifications.
  • Other roles and certifications such as Welding Engineering Technologist or related post-secondary academics / experience.
  • Other proficiency areas such as CAD
  • An ability to work effectively when directly engaged with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently with minimal supervision and readily shift priorities in a complex environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic communications skills.
  • Proficiency in IT, MS Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • 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.
  • 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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