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Marine Systems Engineer - Mechanical (Permanent)


Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid


Marine Systems Engineer – Mechanical (Permanent)

Victoria, BC (Band 5.1)


Expected Salary: $75,696 to $109,339


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:

  • Report directly to the Waterfront Engineering Marine Systems - Team Lead and contribute to the successful delivery of technical deliverables.
  • Support the maintenance of submarine platform systems
  • Be safety conscious and gain knowledge of submarine safety principles and general awareness training
  • Gain knowledge of Defence Standards, Military Specifications, and other relevant guiding principles in the design and maintenance of submarine-specific systems
  • Develop knowledge of submarine platform systems


The ideal candidate brings:

  • You have strong technical skills including accredited post-secondary education in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • Minimum 4 years Engineering experience.
  • You are a registered professional engineer in BC (P.Eng) or are currently eligible for registration
  • You have experience in design or maintenance of platform marine systems such as hydraulics, high pressure air, diesel, and propulsion systems (submarine-specific experience is desirable)
  • You have strong communication skills; written and verbal
  • You have strong computer skills; including MS Office suite
  • You have experience with tasks requiring attention to detail
  • You have experience working in a shipyard and knowledge of shipyard safe work practices
  • 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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