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Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:42 pm
by The Dieselduck
Marine Engineer
Port Dover, ON

Job Description

Lower Lakes Towing operates a fleet of six self-unloading bulk carriers and three conventional bulk carriers in Canada. Combined with our U.S. sister companies, we have a combined fleet of 14 vessels. These vessels transport a diverse array of dry bulk commodities including limestone, coal, iron ore, salt, grain and other commodities for more than 50 long-standing customers in the construction, electric utility, integrated steel and food industries.

Lower Lakes Towing is unique on the Great Lakes. In conjunction with our U.S. sister companies Grand River Navigation Company and Lower Lakes Transportation Company, we operate both U.S. and Canadian flagged vessels. This operating flexibility is a significant advantage as we are the only company in the Great Lakes region providing significant domestic port-to-port services to both Canada and the U.S.

"We can go where the big ships go and also where they can't!"

We have immediate openings for the position of Marine Engineer aboard our Canadian flagged self-unloading and flat-back bulk carriers.


Efficient operation, upkeep, maintenance and cleanliness of all machinery and machinery spaces including deck machinery, equipment and spare parts
Economical use of Engine Room Department stores (including receiving, stowage and care)
While standing the watch, responsible for the safe and proper operation of the boilers, propelling machinery and it's auxiliaries
Adherence to federal environmental standards and familiarity with Oil Spill Response activities


Experience on dry bulk carriers with self unloading gear is an asset
Minimum 4th Class Ticket required


One of the best leave systems on the Great Lakes
Opportunity for advancement
Tuition Assistance
Highly competitive pay

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent ... ker_emails