Marine Atlantic is a federal Crown corporation that provides a vital ferry service
link between Newfoundland and Labrador and mainland Canada.
At Marine Atlantic, we do so much more than get people from point A to point B.
Whether it’s reunions, long-awaited trips home, or the start of a new adventure,
we bring people together. We couldn’t bring people together every day without
our own dedicated employees. Our employees embody our core values; they are
safety oriented team-players who exhibit integrity and commitment, and always
strive for excellence. Their understanding and commitment to our values make
our employees an invaluable part of our organization.
Marine Atlantic has immediate openings for Senior Engineers to work onboard
our vessels that operate from the ports of Port aux Basques NL and North
Sydney NS year round and Argentia NL during the summer season. These
positions are permanent, full-time, spare and relief.
Reporting directly to the Chief Engineer, the Senior Engineer performs their
watchkeeping duties from the Main Control Room.
This position is responsible for the safe operation of all mechanical equipment
and systems in the machinery spaces. The Watchkeeping Engineer is
responsible for the refueling of the vessel, ensuring all safety procedures
Under the direction of the Second Engineer, this position is required to perform
both preventive maintenance as scheduled by the Maintenance System and also
carry out corrective maintenance as required. The Senior Engineer in Charge of
the Watch must be capable of making quick decisions in critical situations and
provide supervision to the engine room staff when performing their engine room
activities. Good communication skills are required when dealing with other
departments to ensure a safe and efficient operation.
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum 3rd Class Motor Certificate
24 months recent experience (since 2009) in a similar position
Marine STCW 6.1 and 6.2
Propulsion Plant Simulator Certificate II
Transport Canada mandated Marine Medical Certificate
Effective communication skills when interacting with the vessel’s crew and
other associated personnel
Must demonstrate ability to lift, handle, and carry heavy objects over 20 kg
Must be able to work in confined spaces
MED Refresher Certificate or proof of enrolment in an accredited course
(*Preference will be given to those who have MED Refresher Certificate)
Graduate of a recognized Marine school in a related program
Work experience as a Welder, Diesel Mechanic, Heavy Duty Mechanic,
Refrigeration, Machinist, Pipe-fitter, and Electronics
Passenger Safety Management
Confined Space Certification
This position is designated as a safety sensitive position and is subject to the
provisions of our Drug and Alcohol Policy which includes testing.
If you have the ambition to make a difference and you meet the above
requirements, please apply on line.
Please note: For your application to be considered, all sections and questions
must be completed.
Why Marine Atlantic?
We are dedicated to creating an environment which promotes employee growth
and career satisfaction. Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include
competitive salaries, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive benefit
packages, professional development opportunities, and travel pass privileges on
Marine Atlantic Inc. is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites
applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities, and
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