Nws Sustainment Manager

April 9 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Engineering, Executive, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Ottawa, ON

Join Nasittuq for a unique and rewarding experience!

Nasittuq is currently bidding on the contract for the Operation & Maintenance of the North Warning System (NWS). The NWS is a joint Canada and United States early-warning radar system with 47 sites located in Northern Canada; a Control Centre and Support Centre located in North Bay, ON and a Contract Management Office located in Ottawa, ON.

This job posting is being advertised in advance of award of a contract. Employment is contingent upon Nasittuq being awarded the contract.

We are looking for someone who cares about their work, is motivated, works collaboratively and thrives in a fast-paced environment. If you are someone who approaches work with passion and the courage to innovate, then this role is for you.

Nasittuq currently provides exemplary technical services to the Department of National Defence (DND) in support of operations of Canadian Forces Station Alert (CFS Alert) in Alert Nunavut. For more information, visit www.nasittuq.com.


The Sustainment Manager is responsible for the sustainment of all NWS equipment, systems, and infrastructure including:

  • Preparation, implementation, and administration of an NWS Life Cycle Material Management (LCMM) Plan for the NWS to include trend analysis on the performance of NWS equipment, systems, and infrastructure with annual reporting.
  • Preparation, implementation, and administration of an NWS Configuration Management Plan for NWS configured items.
  • Management of Engineering services for the design of sustainment projects.
  • Implementation and Project Management of sustainment projects.


  • Degree in Engineering or a diploma in Engineering Technology or be eligible for certification as a P. Eng or CET.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of direct experience working in an engineering or other technical services department
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience managing an engineering or technical services function
  • Familiar with industry recognized tools such as GREEN UP, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and Green Globes
  • Adaptability and ability to manage priorities with attention to detail and work cross-culturally
  • Computer literate in MS applications, strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates must be Canadian citizens, be eligible and maintain Level (II) SECRET security clearance.

Qualified and interested candidates please apply!

Nasittuq is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified groups. Inuit Land Claim Beneficiary applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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