Combat Systems Specialist

Irving Shipbuilding, 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 Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.
This is a permanent full time staff role (1 position) based in Halifax NS.
Combat Systems Specialist
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and responsibilities.
  • Relevant post secondary education (engineering or related technical diploma/certificate)
  • 4 years of experience in test, trials and/or training facility construction and set to work
  • 4 years of experience in an Engineering/ Programmatic Environment
  • Experience in the Naval shipbuilding industry
  • Experience with development and support of land based test and trials facilities
  • Experience working on major Defence contracts
  • Experience in the Naval Shipbuilding Industry
  • Accustomed to working in a fast paced environment with multiple conflicting priorities

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).
This position will manage all Canadian Surface Combatants (CSC) Land Based Test facility requirements
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop CSC program infrastructure current conditions reports
  • Develop Combat System land based test, trials and training facilities requirements, solutions and recommendations
  • Participate in the design, construction, integration, certification, accreditation and set to work of facilities needed for Combat Systems development, integration, test, trials and training
  • Work with the Combat Systems Integrator to define, develop, and integrate land based test systems into CSC land based test, trials and training facilities
  • Participate in the Combat Systems Facilities and Trainers and test and trials integrated product teams

What We Offer:
  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision

For further details, please contact Emily Snow at:
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