Above Water Sensor Systems Integration Engineer

Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Other

Brunel have recently partnered with an established shipbuilding company based in Nova Scotia, Canada to support their upcoming international recruitment requirements for a number of significant shipbuilding projects for the Department of National Defence. To support these projects, Brunel are actively recruiting an experienced Above Water Sensor Systems Integration Engineer for a full time, permanent role based in Halifax, Canada. The client offers an attractive relocation package to all successful international applicants.

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Scott McAdam, Account manager

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About this role

The successful Above Water Sensor Systems Integration Engineer is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to design, integration, installation, test and evaluation of all Above Water Sensor Systems aboard the CSC ship class. This will include, but is not limited to supporting the following activities: AESA Radar, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), Electronic Warfare, IRST and EOS Systems.

This position will act as co-chair leading the Above Water Sensor Systems Integrated Product Team (IPT) in partnership with the Combat Systems Integrator and be the primary Point of Contact (POC) for Radars and sensor systems within the ISI CSC team. This role will report to the Above Water Warfare (AWW) Sensors and Weapons Team Lead.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert and provide technical expertise to support the development and compliance of all aspects of design, function, integration, and test to ensure optimal solutions Develop plans, procedures and processes as required in support of program requirements;
  • Provide independent oversight to the requirements definition, design, integration and test of all Radars and Sensor systems aboard the CSC platform;
  • Coordinate the scheduling, planning and conduct of assigned activities in support of program milestones;
  • Provide accurate status reports on assigned activities to the management team;
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal (Shipyard Production, CSC Program personnel) and external stakeholders (subcontractors and Canadian government representatives);
  • Provide expertise in the development and / or review of design and production products to support the installation and test of the sensor systems into the platform;
  • Provide support in evaluating engineering change presented by the subcontractor to ensure impacts or risks to integration activities are understood and recorded;
  • Support a culture of teamwork, enthusiasm and proactive behaviour within the Combat Systems team;
  • Be a role model for professional behaviour.

About you


  • Engineering degree (Electrical preferred);
  • Professional Engineer or have eligibility for this qualification;
  • Post graduate qualifications in systems engineering or equivalent experience.

A minimum of five years’ experience in the following fields:

  • Engineering on large and complex defence engineering projects;
  • Coordination with multiple complex organizations;
  • Extensive knowledge on the design, integration, installation and test of Naval Radar and Sensor Systems;
  • Knowledge of complex systems integration;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Understanding of Combat System Architecture;
  • Experience in engineering for Naval platforms;
  • Understanding of ship construction;
  • Experience working in design, production and or test on a ship construction program.

What we offer

  • Our client is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental and vision;
  • Full relocation assistance including VISA support, flights, shipping and fully furnished accommodation for 2-3 months;
  • Access to a dedicated settlement team upon arrival.

About us

The shipbuilding company is part of a group of companies and is in the business of building and repairing quality vessels. The company’s primary site is within the Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. The company are working on a number of noteworthy projects for the Department of National Defence which are expected to last till 2040.


  • Vacancy number: PUB187041
  • Location: Halifax
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Monday, January 7, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Scott McAdam

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Perth

+61 8 9429 5600

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