Permanent Watchkeeping Engineer (4th Class) (Rimouski, Quebec)

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Permanent Watchkeeping Engineer (4th Class) (Rimouski, Quebec)

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(version française: Officier mécanicien ou Officière mécanicienne [4e classe])

Reformar is a Rimouski-based, non-profit organization lending support to marine science and technology projects since 1989. In doing so, they partner with researchers, research and training institutions, along with government and private-owned organizations. Concretely, Reformar handles the full management of a fleet of science vessels and the complete planning of its scientific missions. The management is currently looking for a Watchkeeping Engineer (4th Class) scheduled to start in February 2024. If you feel a pull toward the domain of scientific research, have a passion for marine engineering, and love working in a team, we have the job for you!

As Watchkeeping Engineer (4th Class), you will be in charge of the Coriolis II’s engine room’s safe and efficient operation. You will do so with the support of the Chief Engineer. Fun and challenges are guaranteed!

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, you will…
  • Conduct repairs, maintenance and cleaning of the engine room and its equipment, in accordance with company procedures and the Chief Engineer’s instructions.
  • Ensure that environmental, health and safety policies are followed.
  • Maintain the vessel’s equipment and track progress within the SINEX preventive maintenance system.
  • Ensure the safe, efficient and on-time operation of the propulsion and auxiliary systems of the engine room.
  • Become familiar with all engine room procedures, along with the working prerequisites of all mechanical and electrical machines, such as valves and pumps.
  • Assist in the accomplishment of company objectives by performing other related duties as required.
Prerequisite training, abilities, and professional qualities:
    • Valid Transport Canada Marine Emergency Duties (MEDs) certificates (obtained in the last 5 years).
    • Valid Transport Canada Ship personnel with designated security duties certificate.
    • Valid Transport Canada STCW certificate as a 4th-class engineer.
    • Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical Certificate.
  • MARITIME EXPERIENCE: We are looking for an experienced marine engineer who makes everyone’s safety their priority: someone autonomous and versatile!
  • FRENCH: Bilingualism is an asset since most of our crew and clients are francophones.
  • LEADERSHIP: We are seeking a person who can share their positivity with others and lead the team forward.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: This will be a daily challenge, staving off routine and making every day’s work an adventure! So, yes, it’s essential to be able to “take charge”.
  • TEAMWORK: The Coriolis II’s team being small, we greatly value efficient and respectful communication with colleagues, clients, and partners.
Why work for Reformar?
  • A permanent job.
  • A competitive salary.
  • A key position in the management of the R/V Coriolis II’s operations.
  • Become part of a small, friendly, dynamic team.
  • Very competitive benefits (7% collective RRSP, insurance program, etc.)
  • Up to fourteen paid holidays per year.
  • Yearly reimbursement of safety boots (max $175), and reimbursement of marine medical certification every two years (max $150).
  • A 1 month ON/OFF schedule, along with flexibility within it to accommodate certain personal or family obligations.
  • A job where you won’t notice the days passing by!
If this short description makes you want to try your luck, send us your application to the address below by December 15th! You can always reach out if you need any further information!

Christine Lévesque, Operations Supervisor
418 723-1986, ext. 1023, [email protected]
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