Electrical Engineering Lead
City : Dartmouth
Category : Engineering & Science
Industry : Transportation equipment manufacturing
Employer : J.D. Irving
Electrical Engineering Lead
Located at 3099 Barrington Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 5M7, and 35 Micmac Boulevard, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3A 4Y8, Irving Shipbuilding is proud to be Canada’s National Shipbuilder. Over the next 30 years, our shipbuilders will construct 20+ modern patrol ships and surface combatants for the Royal Canadian Navy as part of the largest defence procurement project in Canadian history.
We have built more than 80% of Canada's current combatant fleet and continue to perform maintenance and modernization work on these vessels. We are committed to building the best ships, with the best workforce in the best facilities. By joining our team of more than 2,300 shipbuilders, you can enjoy a dynamic, diverse, and family-friendly career with a company dedicated to your success, learning, health, wellness, and safety.
At Irving Shipbuilding, we’re making history – why not make it with us? Learn more about careers at Irving Shipbuilding: shipsforcanada.ca/opportunities.
Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is seeking a Electrical Engineering Lead.
This is a permanent full-time role based in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. The primary language of work is English. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women (applying for non-traditional positions), persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. ISI encourages applicants to self-identify in the cover letter/resume portion of your application. Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment where all employees feel supported and valued. ISI is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact email@example.com.
· Education: Academically qualified as an engineer with a recognized Engineering Degree able to eventually achieve a Professional Engineer designation (P.Eng) in Nova Scotia, Canada
· Experience: Seven plus (7+) years of design and integration experience with complex electrical systems.
· Two plus (2+) years managing projects and/or subcontractors.
· Experience in many aspects of marine electrical systems, including electrical power generation and distribution systems, propulsion and prime mover support systems, damage control systems, security & alarm systems, and other shipboard electrical control systems.
· Experience defining performance and environmental requirements for electrical equipment and systems.
· Experience preparing technical specifications for equipment and material purchase.
· Experience developing and implementing test plans and procedures for electrical systems.
· Strong communication and personal time management skills.
· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
· Experience working on naval ship design or commercial shipbuilding.
· Experience working with classification society rules and classification societies to achieve plan approval for shipboard items relating to electrical systems.
· Experience with managing impacts of naval requirements such as shock resistance, acoustic control, and survivability, on shipboard equipment and systems.
· Experience with system design for redundancy, distributed systems, and graceful degradation to support system and ship survivability.
· Experience with support systems and services for combatant warfare equipment including weapons systems, and radar systems.
· Experience integrating shipboard equipment with platform management systems, equipment health monitoring systems, damage control systems, and integrated bridge systems.
· Experience preparing calculations and reviewing subcontractor calculations.
· Experience working within an Integrated Business Management Environment (IBME) that includes an integrated suite of software customized for design and construction including 3D modeling software, catalogue management, planning, and construction management.
· Experience interfacing and working with subcontractors.
All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
The Electrical Engineering Lead is responsible for engineering activities relating to electrical systems for the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) and/or Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Projects at Irving Shipbuilding Inc. The Electrical Engineering Lead will report to the Manager, Electrical Engineering.
- Facilitate and oversee subcontractor development of design deliverables and technical purchase specifications relating to electrical systems.
- Participate in Integrated Product Teams in support of design development.
- Lead the review of electrical systems content in technical design reviews.
- Participate in negotiations with equipment and material vendors.
- Assist in developing and implementing test plans and procedures and requirements verification tracking.
- Develop and foster client and subcontractor(s) relationships.
- Propose design and process improvements related to vessel producibility, shipyard safety, and production performance.
- Support change management relating to the Electrical Team areas of responsibility.
- Address risk items relating to the Electrical Team areas of responsibility, including identification and risk mitigation planning.
What We Offer:
Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:
· A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan
· Employee & Family Assistance Programs
· RRSP matching program
· Health & Wellness reimbursements
· Opportunities to take part in job related training and development.
· Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Shipbuilding and the larger network of the JD Irving group of companies
· Relocation costs (if eligible)
Please be advised that some positions within our business have been designated as ‘Safety Sensitive’ where the employee holding the position has a heightened responsibility for his/her own safety or the safety of others due to the nature of the job. If this is the case, you will be informed in the interview process.
For further details, please contact Talent Acquisition at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.
All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.