Waterfront Engineering Commissioning Manager

Marine People are searching for a Waterfront Engineering Commissioning Manager – on behalf of our client, a shipbuilder based in Victoria, BC, Canada.

In this role, you will:

  • Responsible for the occupational Health & Safety of all direct reports
  • Provide leadership, oversight and management for a team of ~20 engineers and technologists conducting platform and mission system testing and optimization.
  • Assess, treat, document, and communicate risks associated with submarine platform and mission systems to both internal and external customers.
  • Be responsive to Program Managers for dynamic program delivery requirements in a shipyard waterfront environment
  • Be responsible to provide direct support to submarine operators and maintainers deployed in a variety of environments and operational scenarios

As our ideal candidate you have,

  • Graduated from a recognized institution with post-secondary education or completed an apprenticeship in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Proven leadership skills and experience (10+ years) managing technical teams.
  • Significant operational experience or equivalent equipment maintainer experience (10+ years) in the naval environment
  • Significant submarine systems knowledge and experience including operations and maintenance (10+ years)
  • Experience (5+ years) with naval mission systems and communications that is highly desirable.
  • Experience (5+ years) with naval mechanical and electrical systems that is highly desirable.
  • Experience with ISO Standard15288 and systems engineering life-cycle
  • Familiarity with ASHRAE Guideline 0-2013 commissioning processes and system optimization
  • Experience with functional and non-functional system inspection, demonstration and performance testing
  • Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and interpersonal
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office suite
  • Required security clearance: NATO SECRET, CGP positively security assessed and ITAR positively assessed as required.

Employee benefits may include but are not limited to:

  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Company sponsored continuing education
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership dues
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contributions
  • Paid vacation that increases with years of service


Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Victoria (Canada)

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