Technical manager shipbuilding
Tundra Technical Solutions (for Davie Shipyard) - Halifax, NS

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Jobs are in Lévis, near Quebec City.
We will do Interviews in Halifax on October 18th and 19th 2013.

Davie is more than just Canada’s largest shipbuilder. We provide value-added, specialized products and services where we can leverage our high-capacity fabrication capabilities to provide complex, engineered solutions to meet our clients’ needs. Our capability to provide end-to-end turnkey solutions as well as our strategic location makes Davie the partner of choice for clients across a broad range of industries from offshore oil & gas to defense.


Develop/review specifications and designs for new build vessels, acquisitions or major upgrades.
Contract management and on-site supervision for new built vessels or major upgrades.
Research technical problem solutions or improvement ideas.
Monitor future regulation changes and their impact on the company’s operations.
Assist Operations department in technical problem solving.
Support drydocking activities for company vessels.
Assist with development of long term cost forecasts and annual budgets.
Offshore attendance including approval of marine operations, vessel surveys. Participation in risk assessments.
Contribute to preparation of proposals for bids and tenders.
Technical liaison with customers.
Technical liaison with major suppliers.

An undergraduate degree in Naval Architecture, or equivalent.
Between 5 and 15 years of experience in marine warranty/technical consultancy/surveying is an asset.
Thorough knowledge of naval architectural principles.
Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proactive, able to show initiative in problem solving
Able to demonstrate skilled knowledge in analyzing technical solutions
Demonstrated ability to manage deadlines and priorities, well organized and comfortable working with data.
Demonstrating strong teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills