Marine Chief Engineer, Marine Atlantic

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Marine Chief Engineer, Marine Atlantic

Postby The Dieselduck » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:03 am

Marine Chief Engineer

Marine Atlantic provides a positive and inclusive work culture that is dedicated to creating an environment which promotes employee growth, career development, and job satisfaction. Come experience the pride of working with an organization with newly constructed and revitalized infrastructure that has positioned itself for future sustainability.

Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include
competitive salaries
defined benefit pension plan
comprehensive health and benefit packages
extensive professional development and training opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for Chief 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 relief positions that are scheduled across our fleet for each tour based on operational requirements.

Reporting directly to the Master of the vessel and functionally to the Technical Superintendent, the position of Chief Engineer is a key leadership role on our vessels that is responsible for all maintenance activities performed on board. The Chief Engineer will lead the engine room department and maintain a safe and efficient operation of all vessel equipment. This position is responsible for all engine room employees, including our electrical division, making this a critical role in leading, managing, and developing their team. The Chief Engineer plays an integral role in developing, maintaining, and promoting a strong safety culture on our vessels as well as managing related environmental programs on board.

Qualifications Required:

Valid First Class Motor Certificate STCW 95

Essential Experience:
24 months recent experience in a relevant position
Demonstrated work experience with leading and developing a successful and effective team
Proven ability to manage areas of responsibility such as supply chain management, budgetary requirements, and human resources functions
Functional working knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
Familiar with International Safety Management (ISM) and International Association of Classification Societies (IACS)
Organizational and documentation skills
Effective oral and written communication skills
Marine STCW 6.1 and 6.2
Transport Canada Approved Marine Medical Certificate
Must have confined space training and experience
All certificates to be valid and up to date

Graduate of a recognized marine school in a related program
Previous work-related experience relative to various machinery configurations
Marine Advanced First Aid
Passenger Safety Management
Specialized Passenger Safety Management

This position is designated as a safety sensitive position and is subject to the provisions of our Drug and Alcohol Policy which includes testing.

The Marine Atlantic Team

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.

How do you become part of our team?

If you meet the listed qualifications, are interested in this opportunity and exemplify our core values, please apply online before 4 pm Atlantic Time on 18 April 2018.

Please note: For your application to be considered, all sections and questions must be completed.

Additional Information:

Marine Atlantic is a Federal Crown Corporation that provides a vital ferry service link between Newfoundland and Labrador and mainland Canada.

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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