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by Steamboat Al
Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: TC 2nd Class needed for ex NTCL operations
Replies: 10
Views: 1058

Re: TC 2nd Class needed for ex NTCL operations

[quote="Revolver"]Killabuck didn't look too bad from the outside when I was in Tuk last fall ha, I wasn't inside though. Hi Revolver When the Killabuck showed up from NFLD a couple years back I joined her in Nanaimo, I was only on board for 10 minutes before I knew there was something seri...
by Steamboat Al
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: TC 2nd Class needed for ex NTCL operations
Replies: 10
Views: 1058

Re: TC 2nd Class needed for ex NTCL operations

Funny thing I contacted Mr. Coady Waaaay back in March after the Guild contacted me, never heard a thing from Mr. Coady for months so I went elsewhere then all of the sudden Mr. Coady contacts me only after he figures it out there is nobody available on a moments notice. Tough luck!!! Also I heard a...
by Steamboat Al
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: CCG on a hiring spree
Replies: 5
Views: 610

Re: CCG on a hiring spree

REALLY!!!! I applied to the CCG Western Region way back in 2014, the bullshit started right away, I was lied to, had my CoC questioned as to it's validity (TC were not amused), I was given interviews that I never attended (I made a poor impression during the interview I was told) my security clearan...
by Steamboat Al
Thu May 19, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canfor looking for TC 2nd Class
Replies: 1
Views: 351

Re: Canfor looking for TC 2nd Class

They forgot to tell you that you have to pay for your own transportation on your 2 week rotation. As one more cautionary note do not take anything verbally from anyone , if it's not in writing insist upon it, if they won't then run, I was bitten by this twice where I trusted them in my discussions o...
by Steamboat Al
Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: BC Ferries looking for TC 2nd Class in Victoria
Replies: 1
Views: 360

Re: BC Ferries looking for TC 2nd Class in Victoria

I alway have to wonder why BCF even posts these positions here, I applied to them twice and was offered an oilers job, I've had a 2nd's ticket for over 25 years. go figure...
by Steamboat Al
Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter
Replies: 14
Views: 2867

Re: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter

Well here's the final installment on this saga, CANFOR finally decided to not pay any travel costs, downloaded them onto my pay so now my salary is substantially lower. I believe that I was lied to for the last 4 months as they kept telling me that they were working on a solution to the payment of m...
by Steamboat Al
Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter
Replies: 14
Views: 2867

Re: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter

It's slowly sorting itself out but trying to convince a donkey that he's a donkey can be hard :) Part of the problem is the location with no scheduled flights etc.
by Steamboat Al
Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter
Replies: 14
Views: 2867

Re: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter

One of the first C/E's quit and went back to BCF's thats all..
by Steamboat Al
Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Jobs at McKeil
Replies: 5
Views: 1706

Re: Jobs at McKeil

I can't say much for McKiels, my job was ok but my supervisor that fired me would only show me the letter from the office that I was fired but it did not show me the letter he sent to the office that got me fired. I agree that I did indeed have 2 beer on a company vessel but the same supervisor that...
by Steamboat Al
Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter
Replies: 14
Views: 2867

Re: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter

Just a little update here. Canfor were in touch with me on a voyage all the way to Siberia and then Tuk. The requirement to live in Mackenzie is a dead issue and as for wages while I won't disclose what they are offering me it is a very substantial daily rate for the C/E's position. The only outstan...
by Steamboat Al
Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:42 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter
Replies: 14
Views: 2867

Re: Canfor (BC) in Mackenzie looking for 2nd Class (CE) Williston Transporter

I applied for this job but never heard back from Canfor, probably because I would not move to Mackenzie, BC and for a good reason. I did some research and if what I discovered was indeed correct she had been previously been laid up and is on a 1 year charter to move coal after which her fate is unkn...
by Steamboat Al
Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: McKeil looking for all sorts of people
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: McKeil looking for all sorts of people

C/E's duties include and are not limited to cooking, cleaning, painting, line handling, snow shovelling and very little to do with being an engineer.
by Steamboat Al
Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:41 am
Forum: Available Positions
Topic: McKeil looking for all sorts of people
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: McKeil looking for all sorts of people

Yup, they just fired 2 engineers and 2 more quite because they are cheap a**holes. Enjoy working for them...
by Steamboat Al
Mon Mar 16, 2015 2:12 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Caution CAI Logistics, Commodore Straits/Chaulk Determinatio
Replies: 5
Views: 2123

Re: Caution CAI Logistics, Commodore Straits/Chaulk Determinatio

Well they got her off the bottom. Would love to know the outcome of this mess. :lol: While I can't read French what I do see is it appears as if the bill is around $1,000,000 Have fun Andrew & Dave Chaulk, glad I didn't waste any more of my time working for you. https://www.flickr.com/photos/mpo...
by Steamboat Al
Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Chaulk Determination/Commodore Straits
Replies: 3
Views: 774

Re: Chaulk Determination/Commodore Straits

Thats what I would call a sure bet. When I left that junkpile it was under arrest for not paying their port fees and it was obvious the project was being run by idiots that did not have a clue as to what they were doing. All I heard for the week I was there was "take it apart" "take i...

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