Newfoundland Labrador - Canada
$19.58 - $21.47 an hour
The Department of Transportation and Works is responsible for the administration, supervision, control, regulation, management and direction of all matters relating to transportation and public works. As such, the department oversees the construction and maintenance of the provincial highways; the provision of the provincial ferry services; management of the provincial government fleet of light vehicles and heavy equipment; operation and maintenance of the provincial government air ambulances and water bombers; and construction and management of provincial government buildings. The vision of the Department of Transportation and Works is of safe, reliable and sustainable transportation and public works infrastructure and services, demonstrating a commitment to service excellence in supporting the social and economic needs of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Under the direction and supervision of the Chief Engineer / 2nd Engineer, this general maintenance and operations position starts up equipment in the engine room, bow thruster, steering flat and around the decks; Checks machinery for leaks, loose fittings, broken pipes, loose wires and any other hazards that can cause mechanical failure; Performs regular preventative maintenance work on machinery, checks running hours on machinery and orders oil and parts, as required; Performs minor mechanical repairs; Checks and maintains oil levels on all machinery; Ensures drains, sinks and toilets are work properly for passengers and crew; Advises Chief and Second Engineer on condition of equipment and/or potential problems that may arise; Cleans strainers in engine room, greases as required and ensure batteries are running; Performs general cleaning and painting in engine room and all machinery spaces; Performs checks of all safety equipment used for fire-fighting, lifesaving drills, and first aid equipment to ensure it is in good working condition; Completes records and maintains logs; Participates in fire-fighting and rescue operations, as required Other related duties as assigned.
Merit Criteria (What is this?)
Experience working within the engine room of marine vessels including routine engine maintenance and repairs.
Engine Room Rating Certificate issued by Transport Canada.
Valid Marine Basic First Aid.
Valid Marine Medical Certificate.
Passenger Safety Management Course (asset).
ROC-Marine Commercial Certificate (asset).
Knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of routine engine equipment.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal).
Ability to manage time and organize tasks.
Ability to solve problems independently.
Ability to work in a team.
Commitment to safety.
Conditions of Employment(What is this?)
Submission of Engine Room Rating Certificate issued by Transport Canada, Valid Marine Basic First Aid, Valid Marine Medical Certificate and WHMIS Certificate.
Certificate of Conduct satisfactory to the Employer.
Vulnerable Sector Query satisfactory to the Employer.
Conditions of Acceptance
Applicants are advised that positions will be of variable duration and terminate on or before March 31, 2019, subject to possibility of extension.
These positions are short term, casual call-in.
Participation in any safety course training, as offered and required by the Department.
Applicants must submit copies of Engine Room Rating Certificate issued by Transport Canada, Valid Marine Basic First Aid, Valid Marine Medical Certificate and WHMIS Certificate with their application.
Failure to submit all the required certificates will result in an application being screened out.
Applicants can submit the required documents and credentials by either:
a) Scanning them into ONE PDF and uploading it to the online job portal at the time of application
b) Fax them in with a cover page indicating the competition number for which you had applied on through the online job portal
For more information about this opportunity please call Glenn Tremblett, Manager of Marine Services at (709) 535-6220.
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date - late applications with explanation may be accepted.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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