Role description

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.

Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is a leading nuclear services company with a growing national and global presence. Drawing on over 60 years of nuclear experience, Cavendish Nuclear provides specialized service solutions in Canada, with global capabilities across the entire nuclear life cycle.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, schedule, conduct, coordinate, and supervise engineering work
  • Prepare and review design documents to support the design and modifications of nuclear facilities specifically in the areas of decommissioning, waste management, and fuel fabrication
  • Provide design solutions and assessments for new, updated, and modified systems and components, including but not limited to Nuclear Control and Indication systems
  • Support engineering and project management with timely updates on engineering progress
  • Ensure applicable codes, standards and regulatory requirements are met
  • Interface with and provide technical guidance to internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Identify risks, impacts, mitigation’s, and opportunities for improvement

The ideal candidate brings:

  • Over eight (8) years of engineering experience, within the nuclear industry
  • Post-secondary Mechanical Engineering degree
  • Licensed to practice in Canada as a Professional Engineer
  • Detailed understanding of key mechanical design concepts and principals, particularly around nuclear process equipment
  • Proficient in applying the principles of Canadian Nuclear Utilities Engineering Change Control.
  • Knowledge of Canadian Nuclear Pressure Boundary standards
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible to changing business needs and projects
  • Strong communication skills; written and verbal and strong computer skills; including MS Office suite
  • 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 Nuclear Site Access and Controlled Goods, Eligibility for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance would be considered an asset

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.

Essential skills

Design, Decommissioning, Waste Management, Fuel Fabrication, Nuclear Project Management, I&C

As a Principal Recruitment Consultant, I connect local and international professionals to our clients which include nuclear regulators, operators, engineering companies, equipment manufacturers and research organizations.

Priya Shah