Configuration & Information Management Specialist

Irving Shipbuilding - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Irving Shipbuilding, located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company's primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.

This position, within the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Program, will be responsible for executing technical responsibilities within the Configuration & Information Management (CIM) team of the Technical Cross Product Team (CPT). This position will form part of a team of Technical Specialists that will support the CIM Manager with the provision of Configuration and Information Management technical support to the entire CSC Engineering Team, as well as the Warship Designer and Combat System Integrator. The team will provide support to the following functions, CM Identification, CM Status Accounting, CM Verification & Audit, CIM Configuration, Program History & Intelligence Management, CM Control, Information/Data Security and Information/Data Handling. In addition, the team will support a range of Technical Review Boards, and the tracking and reporting status of the configuration baselines and changes via the Configuration Status Accounting System.

Key Responsibilities:
Act as a Configuration & Information Management subject matter expert supporting the CSC project teams
Provide CIM support to project throughout the project lifecycle to ensure that fully compliant and certified systems are provided in accordance with requirements, governing standards, and sound engineering practice.
Develop plans, processes and procedures as required in support of program requirements
Participate in Integrated Product Teams or Working Groups, as required, to provide Configuration Management support
Define, measure and achieve technical and earned value targets for assigned activities
Ensure all Subcontractor and ISI deliverables are compliant with the Statement of Work
Provide accurate status reports on assigned activities to the management team
Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Support Project Management and ISI initiatives as required for the CSC project to succeed.
Support a culture of teamwork, enthusiasm and a proactive nature within the Systems Engineering team
Be a role model for professional behaviour.

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Post-Secondary education in a technical discipline
Degree or other tertiary qualifications in a technical discipline, or equivalent experience

A minimum of three years’ experience in the following:
Maritime, defence environment
Conduct operations within an ‘EIA-649 Standard for Configuration Management’ environment
Configuration / Data Management
Excellent personal time management
Excellent Organizational skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Configuration management experience
Experience working in design, production and / or test on a ship construction program
Understanding of Combat and Ship System Architectures

What We Offer:
Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.

All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.