Offshore Recruiting Services Inc (ORSI) has been retained by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to crew low freeboard, high horsepower tugs involved in the traditional western Arctic sealift from Hay River up the Mackenzie River and along the western Beaufort coast formerly traded by the now bankrupt Northern Transportation Company Ltd (NTCL)
The vessels are been outfitted in Inuvik ready for traditional sealift plus some of the vessels are been outfitted to commence removal of ConocoPhillipps drilling caissons from Tuk to Alaska for disposal.We have an urgent need for a chief engineer on board one of the vessels scheduled to transport caissons.We are operating under the terms and conditions inherent in the 2017 Canadian Merchant Service Guild (CMSG) with NTCL.
As a result wages and terms and conditions are very good. We have a good benefits plan in place. The vessels are in good condition having traded mostly in fresh water plus operating in winter conditions. In the event you wish to pursue this further, pls contacted the undersigned ASAP by return e-mail or call me at 709-685-6774.
Offshore Recruiting Services Inc. (ORSI)
30 Queen's Road
St. John's, NL Canada A1C 2A5
Tel: 709-576-8560 ext 234
Toll Free - 1-877-245-8560
More about the position...
See attached rate scales for Canadian Merchant Guild 2017 operations in the western arctic.
You will notice hourly rates for fit out and day rates based on either a 158 day contract or a 142 day contract (?).There are 12 stats and 10% vacation pay.There is no fixed leave mainly because the vessel are operating very remotely, However within the collective agreement there is a provision for a mid season break which is taken by some while others stay to finish—mid to late October. At the end of the season there is a 4% payout on gross earnings in lieu of pension which can be dropped into a RRSP or TFSA.
There is a good employee benefits plan in place. We issue full PPE except work boots.
We require as a minimum an unlimited 2Eng certificate.We require one of the engineers immediately and a second one for June 26. Best way to contact me is by return e-mail or call me at 709-685-6774.