Marine Engineer Second Class
Department of Transportation and Works
$29.83 - $33.28 an hour
$29.83 - $33.28 an hour
The Chief Engineer is responsible for the mechanical operation and maintenance of the engine room and its auxiliaries. The successful candidate is required to act as engineer in charge of the engine room and auxiliaries by supervising engine room staff and participating in activating, operating and controlling the main engines. The incumbent inspects, cleans and performs electronic, plumbing, mechanical and hydraulic repairs and maintenance in accordance with departmental preventative maintenance schedules; ensures that back-up systems are in operational order; accompanies the vessel as required during refit schedules and assists technical personnel in carrying out repairs and alterations; and maintains an adequate level of supplies and routine parts. The incumbent will maintain a current defect list, update the maintenance program daily and develop a refit specification to be entered in the maintenance program and submitted to the Marine Superintendent eight weeks prior to scheduled refit. The incumbent will complete a log abstract at the end of each shift for submission to Marine Headquarters and maintain an up-to-date Chief Engineer’s Logbook. The successful candidate may have to maintain equipment vital to the service such as shore generators and wharf lighting equipment that is located outside of the vessel. Other related duties as assigned. Use of a computer in the function of duties will be required.
Merit Criteria (What is this?)
Experience in marine engineering and the operation of marine diesel, hydraulic and electrical equipment in a Canadian environment
Experience working with modern control systems
Valid 2nd Class motor Engineer’s Certificate issued by Transport Canada
Valid Marine Medical Certificate
Passenger Safety Management Course and Specialized Passenger Safety Management Course (asset)
Knowledge of marine engineering
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of marine diesel, hydraulic and electrical equipment in a Canadian environment
Ability to manage time and organize tasks
Ability to solve problems
Ability to work in a team
Commitment to safety
Conditions of Employment(What is this?)
Proof of 2nd Motor Engineer’s certificate issued by Transport Canada and valid Marine Medical
Certificate of Conduct and the Vulnerable Sector Query satisfactory to the Employer may be required
Conditions of Acceptance
Applicants are advised that positions will be of variable duration and terminate on or before March 31, 2020, 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
For more information about this opportunity, please call Christine Nurse, Marine Manager, at (709) 466-4027.
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org, 709-729-0130 or toll free at 1-888-729-7690.
Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Applications must be received on or before the closing date stated for this job posting.
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.
All information submitted as part of this application must be factual, complete and current to date of submission.
This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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