Chief Engineer, Seaspan Ferries Corporation

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Chief Engineer, Seaspan Ferries Corporation

Postby The Dieselduck » Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:23 pm

Chief Engineer
Company: Seaspan Ferries Corporation
Company - Location: Seaspan Ferries Corporation - Delta, BC

Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) provides a daily, scheduled truck and trailer ferry service between our terminals located on the Mainland at Tilbury in Delta and Surrey, and on Vancouver Island at Downtown Nanaimo, Duke Point Nanaimo, and Victoria (Swartz Bay). We serve the Vancouver Island supply chain with the most reliable customer focused commercial ferry service. In addition, SFC invested heavily in two new ferries and major upgrades at our terminal in 2017.

Seaspan Ferries will ensure that adequate resources are available both ashore and on board to support the Master in the safe and efficient operation of the vessel.

Seaspan Ferries will ensure that each vessel is manned with competent, qualified crew in accordance with relevant Canadian legislation, including the Canada Shipping Act or the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) and that they are medically fit in accordance with regulatory and company requirements.

All other personnel on board Seaspan vessels must meet these same standards to ensure the health and safety of the crews.

Be in charge of all machinery spaces during incidents and onboard emergencies.
Execute the tasks outlined in the planned maintenance program, report to the Engineering Superintendent and submit completed documentation and checklists.
Maintain proper engine room watch.
Ensure that all new Engineering Department officers and crews are familiar with relevant procedures.
Ensure efficient operation and maintenance of all plant and equipment associated with safety and anti-pollution as defined by statutory regulations and company procedures.
Comply with all company policy and SOPs at all times and take necessary precautions to protect yourself, your colleagues, the vessel and the environment.
Maintain records of all routine and unscheduled maintenance as per requirements.
Maintain standby plant and systems in a complete state of readiness to meet any emergency requirement.
Test standby systems on a regular basis and as per company procedures. (See Sec 6, Engineering Operations).
Immediately notify the Master of any defects that may affect vessel safety or put the marine environment at risk.
Familiarize yourself with all emergency equipment and understand all emergency duties.
Assign junior engineering officers or ratings specific roles with respect to Engineering Department responsibilities.
Assist in investigating all accidents and complete the necessary documentation for all lost-time accidents, medical aid and serious near-misses. Take the corrective actions necessary to prevent future similar incidents. (See Appendix.)
Conduct regular inspections and repairs of all plant and equipment.
Ensure that the Oil Record Book and Engine Logbook are accurate and up to date.
Understand the hazards associated with day-to-day activities.
Report and respond to all incidents.
Understand your responsibilities under the relevant Canadian legislation, including CLC Part II and MOHS Regulations. (See Government Regulation Manual, Sec N.)
Be familiar with the company Health, Safety, Wellness Environmental and Quality Policies. (See Sec 3.)
Conduct Deck Level Hazard Assessments (DLHA), along with the crew, to assess a specific work task prior to starting the work to determine if hazards are present. (See SOP Sec B, Risk Management and Assessment.)

Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. ...

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