Engineering / Engineering Technology
Marine Atlantic Inc.
Port aux Basques, Newfoundland & Labrador
Marine Atlantic is a federal Crown corporation that provides a vital ferry service link between Newfoundland and Labrador and mainland Canada.
We are dedicated to creating an environment which promotes employee growth, career development, and job satisfaction. Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include competitive salaries, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive health benefit packages, and professional development opportunities. Come experience the pride of working with an organization with newly constructed and revitalized infrastructure that has positioned itself for the future.
Marine Atlantic has immediate openings for Senior Engineers to work onboard our vessels that operate from the ports of Port aux Basques NL and North Sydney NS year round and Argentia NL during the summer season. These positions are permanent, full-time, spare and relief.
Reporting directly to the Chief Engineer, the Senior Engineer performs their watchkeeping duties from the Main Control Room.
This position is responsible for the safe operation of all mechanical equipment and systems in the machinery spaces. The Watchkeeping Engineer is responsible for the refueling of the vessel, ensuring all safety procedures are followed.
Under the direction of the Second Engineer, this position is required to perform both preventive maintenance as scheduled by the Maintenance System and also carry out corrective maintenance as required. The Senior Engineer in Charge of the Watch must be capable of making quick decisions in critical situations and provide supervision to the engine room staff when performing their engine room activities. Good communication skills are required when dealing with other departments to ensure a safe and efficient operation.
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum 3rd Class Motor Certificate
24 months recent experience (since 2009) in a similar position
Marine STCW 6.1 and 6.2
Propulsion Plant Simulator Certificate II
Transport Canada mandated Marine Medical Certificate
Effective communication skills when interacting with the vessel’s crew and other associated personnel
Must demonstrate ability to lift, handle, and carry heavy objects over 20 kg
Must be able to work in confined spaces
MED Refresher Certificate or proof of enrolment in an accredited course (*Preference will be given to those who have MED Refresher Certificate)
Graduate of a recognized Marine school in a related program
Work experience as a Welder, Diesel Mechanic, Heavy Duty Mechanic, Refrigeration, Machinist, Pipe-fitter, and Electronics
Passenger Safety Management
Confined Space Certification
This position is designated as a safety sensitive position and is subject to the provisions of our Drug and Alcohol Policy which includes testing.
If you have the ambition to make a difference and you meet the above requirements, please apply on line.
Please note: Applicants must apply online, and fill out all sections and questions of the application.
Why Marine Atlantic?
We are dedicated to creating an environment which promotes employee growth and career satisfaction. Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include competitive salaries, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive benefit packages, professional development opportunities, and travel pass privileges on our vessels.
Marine Atlantic Inc. is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities, and Visible Minorities.
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