TC 3rd Class for West Coast FV

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TC 3rd Class for West Coast FV

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Marine Engineer
F/T Viking Enterprise
Richmond, BC
$150,000 - $180,000 a year

Marine Engineer

Company Profile:

Arctic Pearl is a family owned seafood processing, fishing, and cold storage company operating out of Port Alberni and Richmond, BC. We are looking for a detail-oriented person who not only possesses the skills, knowledge and experience required, but who also has a positive attitude and the ability to work well with minimal supervision.


The engineer is responsible for maintenance, operation, and repair of all vessel electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and freezing systems onboard the F/V Viking Enterprise

Repair and Maintenance:

To maintain the ship in a state of readiness at all times
Oversee and maintain all systems including engineering, electrical, hydraulic, and freezing.
Follow system specified recommended maintenance programs.
Participate in dockside repairs and maintenance including yearly shipyard work.
Keep vessel maintenance records and inventory.
Maintain up to date logs for all equipment.
Report repair and maintenance issues to Owner
Make requisition for required parts, supplies, etc., as needed and forward to office staff
Conduct periodic inspections of antipollution systems, i.e. oily water separators, air filters, etc.
Prepare the vessel for all BV/ Transport Canada inspections
Be familiar with the ISM Code and its requirements
Be familiar with all duties under the Emergency Response Activities


At least Fourth Class, Preferably Third Class Transport Canada Motor Certificate
Must pass the Seafarers Medical Exam
Commercial Fishing License ($60 purchased from DFO)
Drug Testing: The successful applicant will be presented with a contract giving permission for random drug testing.
An applicant must also have strong knowledge of support systems, such as oily water separators, lube oil separators, fuel centrifuges, shaft generators, variable pitch propeller systems, air compressors, pumps, hydraulics, water makers, plumbing, (both water and fuel), refrigeration, heating and air conditioning
Must be able to read, analyze and interpret systems manuals, technical bulletins, inspection reports and government regulations.
Must be able to communicate effectively with Captain, crew and Owner.
Work Schedule At sea: The Chief Engineer and second can determine if they work a 12 on 12 off, or a 6 on 6 off rotation.

Vessel Information:

Gross/Net Tonnage: 576/172t
Year Built: 1989

Propulsion: Single Screw, CPP Propeller 1520 Kw / 2050 hp

Main EngineWartsila Diesel, V-8 cyl, model F 38 A, SN: 3546Turbo charged, 1520 Kva / 2050 hp at 825 rpm
Max Speed: 14 knots
Generator capacity: 920 Kva + (2 x 320) Kva


Medical/Dental/Vision benefits available
Employment insurance, a grub expense and any personal expenses are deducted at the end of the trip. (Fishermen are responsible for remitting their own taxes)

While we will only be considering qualified applicants for this particular role, if you are interested in pursuing an alternate career path, we would certainly be happy to speak with you about opportunities that fit your profile.

To apply please submit your resume along with a cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $150,000.00 to $180,000.00 /year ... 6b72f155f5

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