Location: Halifax, Canada
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This is a hybrid position located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Thales Canada is looking for a Docking and Engineering Specification Writer (DESW-E) to support its Non-Combatant In-Service Support Programs for the Royal Canadian Navy.
The Thales Docking and Engineering Specification Writer will work with the Thales LCMM & Engineering and Service Delivery Teams to provide project management and technical support to various Royal Canadian Navy’s Non-Combatant Platforms. This includes but not limited to the preparation of docking specifications and other technical support activities for the LCMM & Engineering Team.
Key Areas of Responsibility
The DESW-E will report to the Engineering Services Manager and support the development of docking engineering specifications for AOPV Class, based on industry/RCN accepted practices and available technical documentation. This may include but not limited to:
Preparation, and review of docking specifications and docking facility work packages, technical proposals and scopes of work;
Applying lessons learned from previous dockings to support baseline documentation updates; and
Defining guidelines for hull repair specifications.
Additional tasks to support the AJISS Engineering program may include but is not limited to:
Reviewing Engineering, Certification Management and other Processes and identify areas of improvement.
Prepare documented work scopes suitable for solicitation of quotations from external resources such as OEM’s, manufacturers, suppliers, repair and testing facilities, or specialist service providers.
Preparing and reviewing technical documentation and supporting baseline documentation updates; and
Providing technical input into problems associated with equipment or system malfunction, including failure analysis and solution development.
3-year technical program diploma in a marine technical field, or Degree in Naval Architecture or Mechanical Engineering.
Demonstrated experience with the planning, management and execution of ship dockings and dry dock refits.
Minimum of five years maritime experience in Ship Repair, Ship Building or Ship Operations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
5+ years' experience in project management of ship repair and engineering change projects.
Familiar with conducting weight and stability calculations and associated tools, and lightship surveys.
Previous experience with Royal Canadian Navy or Canadian Coast Guard;
Experience in delivering marine in-service support of operational assets;
Language: French (Desirable as a first or second language, with English second or first)
Regulatory Compliance Requirements
Requires direct or indirect access to hardware, software, technology or technical data controlled under the Canadian Export Control List, the ITAR or the EAR.
Requires a positive Controlled Goods assessment as you will have direct access to hardware, software, technology or technical data controlled under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program.
Required to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance at the NATO Secret Level.
Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process. Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview. We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.
This position requires direct or indirect access to hardware, software or technical information controlled under the Canadian Export Control List, the Canadian Controlled Goods Program, the Canadian Industrial Security Program, the US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be eligible or able to obtain authorization for such access including eligibility to the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and able to obtain a Canadian NATO Secret clearance.