Website Babcock International
Principal Project Engineer (Permanent)
Victoria, British Columbia, CA, V8Z 0B9 Ottawa, ON, CA, K1P 5E7 Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 1E6
Onsite or Hybrid:
Principal Engineer (Permanent)
Ottawa, ON, Halifax, NS, or Victoria, BC (Band 4.1)
Expected Salary : $97,115 to $140,227
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 responsible for the occupational Health & Safety of all direct reports and matrix team members
Lead integrated project teams to deliver complex, high integrity marine engineering projects from requirements definition, through detailed product design, implementation, and verification
Coordinate with engineering functional managers to ensure appropriate internal and contracted resources are assigned to achieve engineering project objectives
Monitor, coordinate, and report on engineering and technical progress to meet allocated budget and schedule requirements
Work collaboratively with the project and program management teams, as well as the engineering functional authorities, to ensure successful completion of technical project delivery milestones including necessary engineering governance and technical reviews
Assess, document, and communicate technical risks to both internal and external customers as well as actively implementing mitigations or taking opportunities for improvement associated with technical project delivery
Support the business capture and program management teams to win new business and initiate new projects of work including developing project quotes and bid estimates for engineering activities
Provide mentorship to grow engineering project leadership capabilities to meet current and future business requirements
Support the development, communication and maintenance of standards for coordinating engineers and technical project leaders
Lead internal Design and Systems Engineering organizational change projects including delivery improvement initiatives, lean process development, and the generation of new capability
The ideal candidate brings:
A Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) licence in good standing with current registration or immediate eligibility to register in the Province of British Columbia, Ontario, or Nova Scotia.
An engineering degree from an accredited Canadian educational institute or from a recognized foreign equivalent
10+ years of systems engineering and product design delivery experience in a marine, defence, or a related complex and safety critical industry
Proven leadership skills and 8+ years of experience directly managing and providing professional guidance to technical teams
Recent and significant experience working and managing integrated engineering and technical teams within a matrixed organization
Recent and significant experience in full life cycle engineering product development
Knowledge of systems engineering standards and experience conducting system design and development within an ISO 15288 framework, or similar engineering management framework, would be considered an asset
Exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively within a collaborative and matrixed team environment
Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple competing tasks and priorities while remaining focused, calm, and professional under pressure
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
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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