Marine Engineer, Auxiliary Position Available
WaterBridge Ferries- Nakusp, BC
The Engineer is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the vessel machinery and supervision of engine room personnel, as required under Transport Canada Marine Regulations. This position is located in Nakusp, British Columbia. We offer a 7on/7off schedule with camp accommodation available.
This position is offered as an Axillary position and is considered “as and when required”. This position is best suited for those who currently live in, or are in the process of relocating to, the interior of British Columbia, Canada.
Observing, maintaining, monitoring and adjusting all main and auxiliary machinery on board for safe and optimum performance.
Anticipating and/or troubleshooting defects on main and auxiliary machinery
Maintaining, inventorying and ordering of consumable and non-consumable parts, supplies and tools.
Assessing wear/damage, making and acting on recommended courses of repairs.
Ensuring maintenance schedules are followed and completed.
Operating and maintaining emergency equipment as required.
Initiating, instructing and carrying out damage control on vessel.
Operating, servicing, maintaining and carrying out running repairs on ancillary on-board systems and equipment.
Participate in and lead emergency drills as required.
Supervising and motivating staff.
Mentor junior employees and oilers on engineering subjects and course studies for training, examinations, required certification and interpretations of the Canada Shipping Act and collective agreement.
Supervises good ships husbandry in the engine room.
Maintain accurate maintenance and operational logs.
Ensures all Health and Safety policies are adhered to.
Current 4TH Class Marine Engineers Certificate, or better
Must provide a valid Marine Medical Certificate within 30 days of start date
Must hold a valid BC Driver’s License – Class 5
Proven leadership skills
Ability to meet and deal effectively and courteously with the public, managers and other employees
Professional written and oral communication skills a must
Demonstrated supervisory skills and the skill to use judgment and learned responses to deal with emergency situations calmly, effectively and efficiently.
Working knowledge of the passenger ferry systems an asset
Posting is open from : Jan 19- Feb 20, 2017.
Learn all about our company via our website waterbridge.org
We thank all applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Waterbridge Ferries committed to the principles of Employment Equity.