Newfoundland Ferries looking for TC 3rd, 2nd and 1st class

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Newfoundland Ferries looking for TC 3rd, 2nd and 1st class

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R2.TW.EL.14.15.095
Department of Transportation and Works - Marine Services Division, Various vessels in the Provincial Ferry Service

Locations - Various
Closing Date - No closing date
Salary - $26.18 - $29.11 per hour (FW 32)

Duties
This eligibility list will be used to fill short term, temporary, call-in Marine Engineer (Second Class) positions as they become available. Applicants are advised that positions will be of variable duration and terminate on or before March 31st, 2015, subject to possibility of extension. DUTIES: The Chief Engineer is responsible for the mechanical operation of the engine room and its auxiliaries. The successful candidate is required to act as engineer in charge of the engine room and auxiliaries by supervising engine room staff and participating in activating, operating and controlling the main engines. The incumbent inspects, cleans and performs electronic, plumbing, mechanical and hydraulic repairs and maintenance in accordance with departmental preventative maintenance schedules; ensures that back-up systems are in operational order; accompanies the vessel as required during refit schedules and assists technical personnel in carrying out repairs and alterations; and maintains an adequate level of supplies and routine parts. The incumbent will maintain a current defect list, update the maintenance program as required and write a refit specification to be submitted to the Marine Superintendent prior to scheduled refit. The incumbent will complete a log abstract at the end of each shift for submission to Marine Headquarters and maintain an up-to-date Chief Engineer’s Logbook. The successful candidate may have to maintain equipment vital to the service such as shore generators and wharf lighting equipment that is located outside of the vessel. Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Candidates must possess considerable knowledge and experience in marine engineering and the operation and maintenance of marine diesel, hydraulic and electrical equipment. Strong organizational, communication, supervisory, and interpersonal skills are required along with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. These would normally be acquired through completion of related course work in the electrical and mechanical trades with appropriate marine related courses and training and experience. Possession of a 2nd Class Motor Engineer’s Certificate issued by Transport Canada, and associated endorsements, MEDs, Marine Basic First Aid and Marine Medical is required. Candidates who possess a 3rd Class Motor Engineer’s Certificate issued by Transport Canada and associated endorsements, MEDs, Marine Basic First Aid and Marine Medical with at least five years of recent, relevant marine engineer experience may be considered. Copies of Sea Testimonials must accompany the application from 3rd Class Motor Engineers to illustrate this experience. Completion of Passenger Safety Management Course and Specialized Passenger Safety Management Course would be considered assets. Incumbent will be expected to participate in any safety course training, as offered and required by the Department. Applicants must submit copies of valid certificates with their application. Failure to do so may result in an application being screened out.

How To Apply
Applications, quoting Competition Number R2.TW.EL.14.15.095, should be submitted
Human Resource Secretariat, Strategic Staffing Division
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL, A1B 4J6

By Fax
(709) 729-6737

For additional information, please contact (709) 729-0271

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date - late applications with explanation may be considered. Your résumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the required qualifications as stated in the job ad and must contain your current mailing address, contact number and e-mail if applicable. This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Re: Newfoundland Ferries looking for TC 3rd, 2nd and 1st class

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Can't imagine why they are so short all the time...
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On top of the low salary, you will have to pay your own travel, and wait 3 months to be paid for travel days. Long hours of work, very limited amount of food on board the vessel. Cook is given $15 per day per man to feed crew.

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$29/hr. What a joke.
Must be charming when they get stuck in ice if food levels is that low.

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Re: Newfoundland Ferries looking for TC 3rd, 2nd and 1st class

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What a joke $29 aday, damn you work on a shrimp boat and make over $1000 aday, NFLD is a joke also NS paying such low wages
I'm currently unemployed but looking for new ventures. I'm looking for a job which is stable in beneifits So if anyone one is looking for & engineer I would like to know.

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Re: Newfoundland Ferries looking for TC 3rd, 2nd and 1st class

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These guys need to look at the wages being paid in other industries,29 an hour is nothing in the Marine Industries............Welcome to the real world..

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Re: Newfoundland Ferries looking for TC 3rd, 2nd and 1st class

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In their collective agreement you are classed the same as a heavy equipment mechanic.

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