Chief Marine Engineer, Ontario, Glenora (ferry)

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Chief Marine Engineer, Ontario, Glenora (ferry)

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Organization: Ministry of Transportation
Division: Eastern Region, Marine Services
City: Picton
Job Term: 1 Permanent
Job Code: 95603 - Eng & Surv Support (B/U) TEN15
Salary: $1,079.02 - $1,353.79 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.

The Ministry of Transportation, Marine Services Office requires a certified Marine Engineer for the position of Chief Marine Engineer, at their Glenora and John Counter Boulevard locations.

What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, your duties will include:

• providing technical advice and guidance to marine engineers and oilers in the operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and plumbing equipment in support of a 24/7 operation
• supervising and participating in the overhaul and rebuilding of all main engines, generators, propulsion units and compressor systems for the Terminal operations and the Ferry fleet.

How do I qualify?
• Marine Engineer Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada for the vessel.
• Marine Emergency Duty Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada for the vessel.
• Valid Continued Proficiency Endorsement Certificate.
• The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid G license or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's license upon being hired.

Technical Knowledge:
• knowledge of seamanship principles and practices
• ability to provide guidance and technical advice to Marine Engineers and to develop guidelines or equipment operation and maintenance
• ability to understand and apply knowledge of Transport Canada regulations, Canada Shipping Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Environmental Protection Act to ensure the operation of the vessel in a safe and lawful manner and respond appropriately to emergency situations such as an oil spill
• knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of all shipboard and shore equipment for Marine Services, including maintenance, troubleshooting, disassembly and assembly, etc.
• working knowledge of standard computer programs and the ability to use diagnostics software for specialist equipment

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:
Analytical and problem-solving skills:
• to identify signs of equipment malfunctions or failure
• to respond to emergency situations and develop strategies to affect prompt and safe repairs and minimize vessel down time
• to discriminate between situations requiring future maintenance and immediate need for replacement/repair

Communication Skills:
Communication Skills:
• to discuss inspections, repairs and modifications to vessels and shore equipment with Transport Canada officials to meet compliance requirements
• to represent the ministry's interests in writing and verbally with contractors
• to advise municipal staff on equipment and maintenance matters

Additional Information:

1 Permanent, 35 Hatchery Ln, RR 4, Picton, East Region

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Understanding the job ad - definitions
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Tuesday, July 2, 2019


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