TC 2nd for BC Ferries

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TC 2nd for BC Ferries

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First Engineer 2nd Class, Large Vessel
Posted Date 1 day ago(8/20/2020 9:42 AM)

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Location City
North Vancouver

Job Type
Full Time

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CAD $47.37/Hr.

Job Description

Working at BC Ferries as a member of our engineering team, means you will work with us as we plan for our goal to have a more resilient service by increasing the capacity and interoperability of vessels in our fleet. We are more than a marine transportation company: We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives.


Horseshoe Bay

As a first engineer you will stand a watch and monitors the operation of the ship's machinery and equipment; and supervise staff. In this capacity, your watch keeping duties including monitoring the levels of fuel, lube oil and water; monitoring all operating systems and domestic services including plumbing and ventilation; reporting any abnormalities to the Chief Engineer. In addition, you confer with the previous watch regarding the condition of machinery; conducting inspection rounds of the ship's systems; and reviewing engine room log and computer data for problems. Collecting data and maintaining a variety of logs and reports; assisting with annual refits; monitoring external contractors; ordering and ensuring sufficient stores, parts, and tools are also components of your responsibilities.

As a leader, you supervise staff in scheduled maintenance; repair of machinery and equipment; cleaning of engine room spaces; and responding to repair requests from the deck and catering departments; conducting hands on diagnosis and repair of complex machinery and equipment; and overhauling all main and auxiliary machinery. You oversee the training of staff; assessing performance; allocating work; and conducting engine room control exercises and safety drills.

You bring a wide scope of technical, interpersonal and leadership experience to a role central to the safe and efficient operation of the ship’s machinery and equipment, including all operating systems and services, and possess considerable knowledge of safe work practices.

The successful applicant is a passionate, innovative engineer who brings the technical, interpersonal and leadership skills as well as the experience required for safe and efficient management and operation of the ship’s machinery and equipment. You will be committed to the Company’s vision and values including safety, exceeding customer expectations and performance efficiency.

Interested employees holding a Transport Canada Second Class Motor certification or higher may be considered for this opportunity based on meeting the qualifications, experience and suitability requirements determined by the Company. The successful applicant will be required to travel with the vessel.

Please apply by September 4, 2020.

BC Ferries supports employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace. ... ffset=-420
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