Senior Weapons Engineer

In this role, you will:

  • Be a technical lead within the weapons and combat systems engineering section
  • Draft, review, and approve repair specifications for submarine maintenance activities
  • Provide mentoring and professional oversight for a team of up to 5 engineers-in-training and technologists
  • Assess, document, and communicate risks associated with submarine weapons handling and discharge systems
  • Be responsive to Program and Project Managers for dynamic program delivery requirements in a shipyard waterfront environment
  • Be the system’s technical lead and provide oversight on complex fault diagnosis activities and system operations involving non-standard line-ups or modified configurations
  • Identify risks, opportunities and appropriate treatments
  • Ensure lessons from experience (LFE) are collated and recorded in the management system
  • Conduct other duties as necessary or as reasonably assigned from time to time


The ideal candidate brings:

  • A post-secondary Engineering degree in a relevant field (Master’s degree desirable)
  • Licensed to practice in British Columbia as a Professional Engineer or are able to complete such registration within 12 months
  • Offshore oil and gas drilling or naval vessel operational experience, an asset
  • Knowledge of systems engineering principles and practices an asset
  • 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
  • You are eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Victoria (Canada)

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