Director, Marine Engineering

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Location: Ottawa, ON Date Posted: 25-Apr-2018
Salary: TBD Closing Date: 31-Aug-2018
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BMT Canada Ltd. (BMT) is recruiting for the position of Director, Marine Engineering within our Design and Engineering Services (DES) business line.

We are an independent consultancy specializing in engineering, science and management services in the defence, energy and transports sectors.

We recruit talented individuals from Canada and around the world from new grad to seasoned pro.

Our passion for engineering excellence is contagious! Not only do we offer challenging and rewarding projects, we understand that flexibility is important in today’s business world. As a result we offer full-time and contracting options, as well as competitive compensation and benefits, training and development programs and an orientation program designed to welcome all team members with the same friendly enthusiasm!

The Role

This key leadership position is the primary management level interface with our customers and is responsible for understanding their needs, winning business and managing a portfolio of submarine related projects.  The Director, Marine Engineering reports to the Director, Design and Engineering Services for the contract and program management of BMT ’s engineering services projects. Working alongside the Engineering and other Program Directors, the Director, Marine Engineering supervises multi-disciplinary engineering teams in the accomplishment of business goals and is responsible for the delivery of client satisfaction.

The Individual

The successful candidate will have a combination of the following:

  • A degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate engineering discipline;
  • 10+ years of extensive experience in the design, acquisition, support and/or operation of marine vessels;
  • Proven competence in the specification, design, build, repair, modification or operation of marine vessels;
  • A sound understanding of project management principles and experience in the management of a portfolio of technical projects;
  • Experience in managing government contracts, ideally with the Government of Canada;
  • Excellent communication interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills;
  • The ability to develop close working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to progress business and program objectives;
  • The ability to obtain security clearance is required; and
  • A professional engineering designation, or ability to obtain, is desirable.


Other Requirements

For further information on the application process and the benefits of working at BMT, please visit the careers section of our website at

If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit as follows:

  • “Director, Marine Engineering” in the subject line
  • A separate cover letter clearly outlining how your education, security clearance level and experience aligns with the requirements of the job.  Cover letters submitted in the body of an email will not be considered.
  • A resume outlining work experience and education
  • Please name all files with your first and last name e.g., Sara Smith Resume.doc and Sara Smith Cover Letter.doc

Interested individuals are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to



311 Legget Dr.

Kanata, ON K2K 1Z8

Attn: Human Resources

We are committed to employment equity.  BMT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.   Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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