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Engineer, Marine Systems

Ref No. EMP455292
Location Halifax, Canada
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Based on the maritime East Coast of Canada in Halifax, this project is Canada's most exciting for the past 30 years! With a new assembly hall and cutting edge technology they are building the new ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.


Experience in Naval Ship Design and Classification society rules

The Job

This is a permanent, full-time role based in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. The primary language of work is English. The Marine Systems Engineer will report to the Team Leader, Auxiliary Machinery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of the auxiliary systems design processes and procedures
  • Participate in defining auxiliary systems requirements
  • Assists with facilitating and overseeing subcontractor development of design deliverables and technical purchase specifications relating to auxiliary systems
  • Assist with change management associated with auxiliary systems and related marine systems
  • Participate in Integrated Product Teams in support of development of the design
  • Participate in negotiations with equipment and material vendors

Qualifications and experience:

  • Experience in naval ship design
  • Experience working with classification society rules and classification societies to achieve plan approval for shipboard auxiliary systems
  • Experience with auxiliary systems including, fuel systems, lube oil systems, hydraulic systems, compressed air systems, raw salt water cooling systems, freshwater systems, sludge systems, bilge and ballast systems, firemain systems, steering systems, piping design and other similar shipboard systems.

Why Halifax?

  • Attractive lifecycle - warm sunny summers for surfing or beach hopping and cold snowy winters for snowboarding or skiing
  • Affordable accommodation - beautiful spacious properties; choose from overlooking a lake, being nestled in woodland or downtown in the lively city centre
  • Social life - a big city with a small town feel
  • Education - excellent facilities, including a large number of schools and one of Canada's top universities
  • Connections - only a 2-hour flight to New York

About me:

I am an international recruitment specialist with over 3 years' experience helping people and their families transform their lives and take the leap to move permanently to a new country/province.

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T: +44 1489 898 204


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