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Fleet Maintenance Technician Halifax, NS

Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2022 9:37 am
by The Dieselduck
Fleet Maintenance Technician
Halifax, NS
Competition Number: 2022A-FMT

Fleet Maintenance Technician / Technicien chargé de l'entretien de la flotte
Halifax, NS (Ref: 2022A-FMT) / Halifax (N.-É.) (no de réf. : 2022A-FMT)

The Atlantic Pilotage Authority (APA) is a Federal Crown Corporation responsible for delivering safe, effective, and self-sustaining marine pilotage services in Atlantic Canada.

We are currently seeking a Fleet Maintenance Technician (FMT) to join our team in a full-time indeterminate capacity.

Reporting to the Fleet Technical Manager, the FMT is responsible for performing general maintenance, repairing, and troubleshooting various propulsion, mechanical and power generation systems, enabling the Authority's fleet of pilot boats to operate in a safe and efficient manner.

The successful candidate will be mechanically inclined, have some knowledge of marine systems, possess strong diagnostic, troubleshooting, and repair skills and be passionate about high-quality work.

This position will be based in Halifax, NS and will provide timely support to our multi-site operations in Atlantic Canada.


Education: A minimum of a high school diploma.

Certification: A relevant combination of the following:

Must possess a valid driver's license
Valid relevant trade certification. Heavy Duty Read Seal Mechanic or Marine Diesel Certificate would be considered an asset.
Valid Transport Canada Third-Class or Fourth-Class Engineer Certification or greater considered an asset.
Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical considered an asset

Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of mechanical experience, preferably marine/diesel engine related and an understanding of the following:

diesel engine workings / service
plumbing systems
hydraulic systems
general aptitude for all around mechanical tasks and mounting of assorted hardware
proven experience providing technical advice and coaching to less experienced colleagues
experience working with planned maintenance systems considered an asset.

Preference will be given to candidates with marine experience although, resumes with relevant experience will be considered.


Ability to diagnose, evaluate, recommend, and repair technical issues onboard the pilot boat.
Self-motivated, flexible and is comfortable multi-tasking in a fast paced, environment.
Keen attention to detail, quality of workmanship, and is willing to research and learn new equipment.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Aptitude with computer applications, including Microsoft Office and database applications

How to Apply
For more information on this opportunity or to apply, please email . Applications must be received before or by August 8th, 2022, in writing (email) and applicant should include a copy of the qualifying documentation.

The Atlantic Pilotage Authority would like to thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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