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Marine Atlantic looking for ERR

Postby The Dieselduck » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:31 am

Certified Engine Room Assistants
Atlantic Marine - 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 is currently accepting applications for Certified Engine Room Assistants 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 spare and relief and candidates can expect to work on an on call basis. As designated by the Second Engineer or their designate, the main responsibility of the Certified Engine Room Assistant is to keep all machinery spaces and equipment clean and free of hazards to ensure a safe working environment. This position must also fully understand the tasks to safely discharge or receive fuel, lube and dirty oils; and in handling engine room chemicals. The Certified Engine Room Assistant must also be able to perform all watchkeeping duties assigned, stand fire watches, and be familiar with the layout of the vessel. This position is required to perform or assist in all maintenance activities, and show good mechanical skills and judgment, with the ability to follow written and oral instructions. Education High School or GED AND 4th Class Motorship OR Engine Room Rating OR A combination of equivalent education, job-related training, and work experience in a related position.

Qualifications Essential
 3 years of relevant work experience
 Valid STCW 6.1 and 6.2 Certificates
 Transport Canada mandated Marine Medical Examination
 Demonstrated ability to lift, handle, and carry heavy objects up to 22.3 kg
 Ability to work in confined spaces Asset
 Passenger Safety Management
 Marine Advanced First Aid
 Confined Space Certification
 Work Experience as a Diesel Mechanic, Heavy Duty Mechanic, Machinist, Pipe-Fitter, Engine Fitter, or Small Diesel Repair

This position is designated as a safety sensitive position and is subject to the provisions of Marine Atlantic’s Drug and Alcohol Policy which includes testing. Additional Requirements/Comments: If you have the ambition to make a difference and you meet the above requirements, please apply online before 4 pm Atlantic Time on 13 June 2017.

Apply on-line Please note: For your application to be considered, all sections and questions must be completed. Marine Atlantic is a Federal Crown Corporation that provides a vital ferry service link between Newfoundland and Labrador and mainland Canada. Why Marine Atlantic? We are dedicated to creating an environment which promotes employee growth, career development, and job satisfaction. Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include competitive salaries, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive health benefit packages, and professional development opportunities. Come experience the pride of working with an organization with newly constructed and revitalized infrastructure that has positioned itself for the future.

Important Information: Marine Atlantic Inc. is committed to Employment Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities, and Visible Minorities. To receive this job poster in an alternative format or to discuss alternate ways of completing the online application, please contact the Marine Atlantic Human Resources Department (

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