Senior Marine Mechanical Engineer, BC Ferries

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Senior Marine Mechanical Engineer, BC Ferries

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Senior Marine Mechanical Engineer
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Exciting career opportunity for Professional Engineers!
"We connect communities and customers to the people and places important in their lives”

Senior Marine Mechanical Engineer


You are an experienced Professional Engineer, and you are responsible to provide your expertise in rotating machinery and shafting, tribology, and materials for BC Ferries’ vessels, including new construction, refits and improvements. You will provide theoretical, diagnostic and forensic support to ensure appropriate asset management of the ships’ systems, and you will ensure the Company is in compliance with all relevant regulations. You will manage internal design development and direct contracted work, and you will be accountable for scope and quality inspections onboard vessels at shipyards and the inspection of materials and equipment on suppliers’ premises. You will direct staff and contractors in the preparation of reports that detail vessel condition, address configuration changes, make recommendations on refurbishment and fleet renewal, and maintain vessel class strategies.

Your exceptional judgement and problem-solving skills allow you to efficiently recognize, assess and isolate complex issues, resulting in timely and appropriate resolutions. You are an excellent communicator and effective leader, with the ability to influence and build positive relationships with all levels of an organization by adjusting style and methods to suit the specific audience. You bring a strong track record of recommending new ideas and processes that improve work safety and quality, and you are dedicated to achieving a high level of service.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Licensed Professional Engineer in BC (or transferrable from another province)
A minimum of 5+ years’ experience working with rotating machinery, both theoretical and applied, and preferably with marine project references
Project Management certification and experience with LNG/NG engines or electrically-driven machinery are assets

Please submit your cover letter and resume by September 30, 2022.

At BC Ferries, our employees are our most important assets in delivering our commitment to

customer safety, service and satisfaction. We offer a unique West Coast working environment with diverse challenges and opportunities. Whether your goal is to work behind the scenes, onboard our ships, or within our land based operations, you are a key contributor to the BC Ferries team.

With 47 ports of call and around 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently owned ferry company in the world. Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.

BC Ferries supports employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. ... ffset=-420
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