Marine Engineer Third Class
Referral Number TW.EL.18.19.R0240
Department of Transportation and Works
$24.52- $27.23 per hour (CG-29)
Position Details (What is this?)
The Department of Transportation and Works is responsible for the administration, supervision, control, regulation, management and direction of all matters relating to transportation and public works. As such, the department oversees the construction and maintenance of the provincial highways; the provision of the provincial ferry services; management of the provincial government fleet of light vehicles and heavy equipment; operation and maintenance of the provincial government air ambulances and water bombers; and construction and management of provincial government buildings. The vision of the Department of Transportation and Works is of safe, reliable and sustainable transportation and public works infrastructure and services, demonstrating a commitment to service excellence in supporting the social and economic needs of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Responsible for the mechanical operation and maintenance of the engine room and its auxiliaries, the successful candidate is required to act as engineer in charge of the engine room and auxiliaries by supervising and participating in activating, operating and controlling the main engines; inspect, clean and perform electronic, plumbing, troubleshoot and perform mechanical and hydraulic repairs as well as perform maintenance in accordance with departmental preventative maintenance schedules; ensures that back-up systems are in operational order; accompany the vessel as required during refit schedules and assists technical personnel (where required) in carrying out repairs and alterations; maintain an adequate level of supplies and routine parts; assist with operation of portable wharf lighting operation and vessel shore based genset operation and maintenance; other related duties as required.
Merit Criteria (What is this?)
Experience in marine engineering and the operation of marine diesel, hydraulic and electrical equipment in a Canadian environment.
Valid 3rd Class Motor Engineer’s Certificate issued by Transport Canada.
Valid Marine Medical Certificate.
Passenger Safety Management Course and Specialized Passenger Safety Management Course (asset).
Knowledge of marine engineering.
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of marine diesel, hydraulic and electrical equipment in a Canadian environment.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal).
Ability to manage time and organize tasks.
Ability to solve problems.
Ability to lead others.
Ability to work in a team.
Commitment to safety.
Conditions of Employment(What is this?)
Proof of Valid 3rd Class Motor Engineer’s Certificate issued by Transport Canada and Valid Marine Medical Certificate.
Certificate of Conduct satisfactory to the Employer.
Vulnerable Sector Query satisfactory to the Employer.
Conditions of Acceptance
Applicants are advised that positions will be of variable duration and terminate on or before March 31, 2019, subject to possibility of extension.
These positions are short term, casual call-in.
Participation in any safety course training, as offered and required by the Department.
Applicants must submit copies of Valid 3rd Class Motor Engineer’s Certificate issued by Transport Canada and Valid Marine Medical Certificate. with their application.
Failure to submit all the required certificates will result in an application being screened out.
Applicants can submit the required documents and credentials by either:
a) Scanning them into ONE PDF and uploading it to the online job portal at the time of application
b) Fax them in with a cover page indicating the competition number for which you had applied on through the online job portal
For more information about this opportunity please call Glenn Tremblett, Manager of Marine Services at (709) 535-6220.
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date - late applications with explanation may be accepted.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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