Irving Shipbuilding Inc., located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company’s primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defence.
The position of Navigation Engineer will be responsible for managing, executing, and coordinating the integration of the navigation systems into the Combat System and to ensure Combat System performance in accordance with system requirements and ship specifications.
Design, develop, verify and commission navigation systems on CSC
Continuously assess and evaluate advanced technology for optimal suitability and insertion into CSC program
Work with other CSI warfare engineers to ensure warfare system performance, design and configuration is optimized
Use of typical tools for requirements development and modelling tools for design
Analyze, define and trace system requirements and recommend performance measures
Recommend an integrated navigation system and integrated bridge system navigation solutions that satisfy CSC program requirements
Participate in the design and delivery process of Combat Systems
Participate in the design/build process
Provide Naval ship Combat System design, build, commissioning, acceptance and support
Ensure product safety and product environmental management
Interpret technical documentation for the engineering teams
Coordinate with other CSC Project teams: Platform Systems Engineering, Combat Systems Engineering, Systems Engineering and Project Management
Provide guidance and advice on the impact of proposed combat systems engineering changes as required
Recommend when feasible, to approve engineering change that can be enacted within the combat system portfolio remaining within contractual scope and financial approval
Provide an effective interface between the customer, ISI program IPTs, and the sub-contractor
Provide support in evaluating engineering change presented by the subcontractors to ensure impacts to integration activities are understood and recorded
Ensure the successful performance of contract tasks related to combat systems integration to include on time deliverables, within budget and in accordance with technical requirements
Work in accordance with the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for the project
Support the coordination of scheduling, planning and conduct of integration activities in support of related program milestones
Provide accurate status reports on assigned activities
Establish and maintain strong working relationships with interna and external stakeholders
Support Project Management and ISI initiatives as required for the CSC project to succeed
Be a role model for professional behavior
Qualifications and Experience:
Degree or other tertiary qualifications in a discipline of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in naval navigation design and integration
Engineering and/or Project Management on large, complex defence engineering projects
Coordination with a complex organization
Extensive knowledge of Naval Combat Systems technology and operation
Detailed understanding of Combat/Mission System Architectures
Installation and integration of hardware and software systems onboard Naval Platforms
Experience working on naval ship design, commercial shipbuilding, or other large military procurement programs
Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
Ability to plan and prioritize work
Strong MS Office skills
Strong communication and personal time management skills
Strong customer service focus
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
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).
What We Offer:
Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision.
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.