Job title: Marine Electrical Systems Technical Specialist and Life Cycle Materiel Manager

Company: Thales

Job description: Location: Halifax, CanadaIn fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow’s possible.Position SummaryThis role is Hybrid Halifax, Nova Scotia or Victoria, British Columbia..Thales is looking for a Marine Electrical Systems Technical Specialist and Life Cycle Materiel Manager to be responsible for engineering support and technical oversight of various Electrical Systems on board the AOPS and JSS class ships including Power Generation, Distribution, and Controls Systems. This role will support various activities to establish and maintain the configuration and design intent of electrical systems on the ship and manage any changes. The successful candidate will leverage their existing knowledge and expertise in marine electrical systems and equipment to become a subject matter expert and main point of contact for all technical matters associated with the systems assigned thereto.Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Providing technical support of deficiencies of equipment or capability, developing technical solutions and risk assessments; Providing technical advice to enable electrical and electronic equipment and/or systems to be correctly operated or maintained; Conducting technical investigations into problems associated with marine electrical and electronic systems, equipment and/or software issues, including failure analysis and solution recommendation.
  • Developing and reviewing technical documentation including equipment specifications, installation and maintenance instructions, test and trials agendas, and engineering change documentation and drawings; Preparing documented work scopes, suitable for the solicitation of quotations from external resources such as OEMs, manufacturers, suppliers, testing facilities or specialist service providers.
  • Investigating and formulating plans to deal with equipment obsolescence and material compatibility issues, conducting alternate part investigations and approvals; Analyzing requirements with baseline changes to the ships configuration, equipment and software; Preparing Work Packages and cost estimates for customer approval; Liaise with OEMs, Service Providers and ship staff to support the investigation and resolution of defects.
  • Supporting and managing activities associated with the design and configuration control of electrical and electronic systems including conducting functional and physical configuration audits, and deviations and waivers documentation and risk assessments; Supporting software management changes and development of requirements documentation.

Minimum Requirements

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  • Industrial Electrician Canadian Red Seal or Military QL5 certification in an approved Electrical Trade.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated technical professional work experience in the marine/offshore sector within the last 10 years; Minimum 10 years of experience as a Technical Specialist with marine power generation and distribution systems.
  • Previous experience as a Life Cycle Materiel Manager in the marine electrical field; Demonstrated project management experience; Experience in delivering marine in-service support of operational assets.

Physical DemandsPredominantly office work but will be required to occasionally travel to and work in dockyards and onboard Naval ships.May be required to undertake inspections on Naval ships which may involve involving bending and twisting, and working aloft.What We OfferThales provides an extensive benefits program for all full-time employees working 24 or more hours per week and their eligible dependents, including the following:

  • Company paid Extended Health, Dental, HSA, Life, AD&D, Short-term Disability, Cancer Care Program, travel insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and Well-Being program.
  • Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP, DCPP, TFSA) with a company contribution and a match to a DCPP, with no vesting period.
  • Company paid holidays, vacation days, and paid sick leave.
  • Voluntary Life, AD&D, Critical Illness, Long-Term Disability.
  • Employee Discounts on home, auto, and gym membership.

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#LI-hybrid#LI-KL1Thales 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.

Location: Dartmouth, NS

Job date: Fri, 22 Mar 2024 23:54:05 GMT