Dredging Equipment Technical Coordinator, Fraser River Pile & Dredge

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Dredging Equipment Technical Coordinator, Fraser River Pile & Dredge

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Dredging Equipment Technical Coordinator
Fraser River Pile & Dredge

New Westminster, BC
Dredging Equipment Technical Coordinator
Fraser River Pile & Dredge - New Westminster, BC



Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. (FRPD) is Canada's largest Marine & Infrastructure, Land Foundations and Dredging contractor. The company is privately owned with operations mainly in Western Canada and projects reaching across the country.

FRPD is a growing, award winning company with opportunities for advancement. We focus on the development of talented professionals looking to take advantage of the diverse scope of our many exciting projects and offer a very strong compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package, company paid pension plan, and educational support.


We are seeking a detail oriented and responsible Dredging Equipment Technical Coordinator to work with our Equipment & Yard team! This position includes supporting the Dredging Equipment Technical Manager in coordinating marine dredging equipment maintenance and repairs. Administer the daily technical management tasks along with the vessel's Technical Manager with a cost control focus. This position will be accountable to ensuring the smooth and uninterrupted daily operations of the company's marine dredging fleet while meeting or exceeding all applicable marine regulations.

Key Responsibilities

Provide support and leadership in ensuring FRPD’s high level of safety, environmental and quality standards are being adhered to.

Assist the Dredging Equipment Technical Manager with the maintenance and refits of the dredging equipment.

Responsible for managing the dredging equipment records and filing systems. This will include daily updating of the company maintenance program “COGZ”.
Liaise with DPA, ships officers and operational staff to ensure repairs are being addressed in a timely manner.
Arrange supplies, service providers and logistical support when needed by the equipment users.

Conduct quarterly Safety audits of all FRPD manned vessels (including dredges) to ensure regulatory compliance.
Work with marine crews and assist with the development of marine specific operational safety procedures.
Assist in providing adequate and clear direction when mechanical, hydraulic, electronic and electrical maintenance, repair and installations are being performed on FRPD dredging equipment.
Participate in Company Joint Health and Safety Committee

Required Skills & Qualifications

Education & Experience

At least two years of experience in a technical marine operation
Holder of a 4th Class Marine Engineer Certificate or equivalent experience
Training and certification in WHMIS 2015
Level 2 First Aid or willing to obtain

Skills, Knowledge & Required Competencies

Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to work as part of a team and independently
Excellent organization skills
A solid understanding of Transport Canada, Canadian Labour Code Part II and MOSH Regulations
Individual must have thorough understanding and preferred experience working with Classification Societies
General knowledge or understanding of fleet management/maintenance database and software systems
Experience working in a unionized environment
Previous experience working with an ISM system would be considered an asset
Hold a class 5 drivers' license (abstract meeting FRPD's motor vehicle policy)

We offer a top-level compensation package including an industry leading comprehensive benefits package and a company paid pension plan. Come join our growing, award winning company!

This position is challenging, interesting and will be well suited to an individual looking to further expand their existing skill set and build an exciting career within a strong and healthy work environment.

We thank all candidates for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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