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Group Leader, Marine Electrical Propulsion System Integration

Employment Contract, 24 Months

L3 MAPPS is a leading global supplier of control systems and simulation systems for the marine, power and space industries. L3 MAPPS is headquartered in Montreal, Canada with business operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, China and Malaysia.

We take pride in our organization and are excited about our future! Our success is primarily driven by our personnel’s enormous talents, expertise, innovative skills and commitment to making L3 MAPPS a solid, growing company, dedicated to excellence in technology and to supplying our customers with high-quality products and services.


L3 MAPPS is seeking a senior-level Marine Electrical Propulsion Systems Integration Group Leader. The incumbent will provide marine engineering expertise in marine electrical propulsion & power systems. This is a senior level engineering position reporting directly to our L3 MAPPS Engineering Director. The incumbent will be given an employment agreement for a work period of 24 months and will be based at Vancouver Shipyards, 50 Pemberton Avenue, North Vancouver, BC in Vancouver, British Columbia. Depending on level of the incumbent’s experience, specialized knowledge and skills, the position will be remunerated between $60-$80 per hour (gross hourly rate subject to all applicable statutory deductions). The employment compensation package includes group health insurance benefits specifically medical and dental benefits and two weeks paid vacation.

The incumbent will work on average 30 to 35 hours per week.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Developing innovative technical solutions for electric propulsion and power systems for Navy and Coast Guard
    ship projects;
  • Taking responsibility for the customer technical interface and operate as part of a pursuit team;
  • Utilizing the best technical solutions from within L3 and from partner companies for all aspects of the overall
    power & propulsion solution;
  • Supervising and guiding a team of local staff in the propulsion systems commissioning activities and
  • Delivering complete systems and technology while ensuring high quality tailor made and custom design


  • Qualified, specialized Marine Engineer with senior-level expertise in marine electrical propulsion systems;
  • University graduate in engineering, with 7+ years of relevant experience in marine engineering;
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with marine electrical propulsion systems including: Diesel-generator
    sets (medium voltage (MV) or low voltage (LV)), MV or LV switchboards, Ships’ service transformers and AC
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of latest developments in DC rectifiers and Converters (IGBT, IGCT,
    Thyristor, etc.), Electric Motor Drives (MV and LV), Converters (DFE, AFE, etc.), Harmonic Filters and power
    systems design;
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the use of power system analysis tools for short circuit calculations,
    harmonic calculations and load flow calculations;
  • Project management experience required;
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in designing and engineering of marine electrical propulsion systems;
  • Ability to understand customer requirements, including technical and contractual;
  • Commercially astute;
  • Knowledge of class rules applicable for marine electric power plants;
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • Oral and written English proficiency;
  • Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook); and
  • Willingness to travel.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by email to: careers.mapps@L3T.com.

L3 MAPPS subscribes to the principle of employment equity and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities, who are qualified, to apply.


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