Website Babcock International Group

Welding/NDT QA Inspector Job Highlights

Title Welding/NDT QA Inspector
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Victoria, BC, Canada
Company Babcock International Group

Company Profile

Babcock is an international aerospace, defense, and security company, with a leading naval business, and provides value-add services across the main markets. It also operates in, and export to, additional markets.

In Canada, Babcock works in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet, operating in the Aviation sector, and providing Aerial Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services. It also expanded services into the Canadian Civil Nuclear Industry.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Welding/NDT QA Inspector to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a minimum of CSA W178.2 Level 2 Welding Inspector CWB certification or equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess 8 years of experience in a Quality Assurance inspection or Quality Control examination, or a related technical role on the welded fabrication to Code or Regulatory requirements. Marine experience is preferred.

Credible Things

  • Welding experience, Red Seal certification, and performance qualifications, recognized NDT (e.g. CGSB or ISO 9712) technician certifications/qualifications
  • Other roles and certifications such as Welding Engineering Technologist or related post-secondary academics/experience


  • Recognize the nature of the vessels’ service, and the criticality of welded fabrication of both structural high strength steels and process pressure piping you will strive at all times to assure safety and quality are the primary considerations in this role.
  • Undertake Quality Assurance (QA) Inspection of welded fabrication and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) related activities on behalf of Babcock Canada within the Victoria Class Submarine in the service support contract (VISSC).
  • Undertake performance of surveillance and inspection activities of in-process welding, NDT examinations, and the records pertaining to both.
  • Work closely with and support the Welding and NDT QA Manager in the completion of the Quality Inspection functions.
  • Work within a multi-faceted technical environment including the external customer (Canada), NDT subcontract service providers, and fabrication providers, and liaising with all stakeholders.


  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently with minimal supervision and readily shift priorities in a complex environment
  • An ability to work effectively when directly engaged with internal and external stakeholders
  • Eligible for a Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearance
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and electronic communications skills
  • Other proficiency areas such as CAD
  • Proficiency in IT, MS Word, Outlook, Excel


  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Contributions towards an employee’s physical and mental health
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contribution
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families
  • Support of professional development and reimbursement of membership dues
  • Supportive work-life balance: flexible work schedule and competitive annual vacation time off
  • Wellness days

Employer’s Statement

Babcock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all qualified candidates regardless of race, nationality, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

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