Senior Marine Engineering Officer
Pay: $37.28 to $47.39 hourly
- An experience of a lifetime serving Canadians
- Unique work location on a ship
- Strong work life balance
- Paid vacation & sick leave and competitive wages
- Hands-on training and career development
- Inclusive, flexible and exciting workplace
- Health & dental care for long-term employees
- Canada Pension Plan for long-term employees
Senior marine engineering officers help operate and maintain the ship’s engine room, machinery and other equipment, like the onboard water management system. They also help supervise and manage the rest of the engine room team.
Your work location would be one of our Canadian Coast Guard ships, which are stationed across Canada’s coasts. A typical work schedule is 2-6 weeks onboard a ship, followed by the same amount of paid time off.
At the Canadian Coast Guard, we work to ensure the safety of mariners in Canadian waters and help protect Canada's marine environment. To do this important work, we rely on the expertise of our skilled personnel. From our at-sea marine navigators and engineers, to our onshore response specialists, we’re here to serve Canadians and everyone in Canadian waters.
Find out more information about the Canadian Coast Guard by visiting our website at canada.ca/coast-guard-jobs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Supervising the daily operations and maintenance of the ship’s engine room and operations
- Operating and repairing the ship’s main engines, mechanical systems, deck equipment and other supporting equipment
- Recommending and assisting with vessel repair, alterations and refit
- Providing advice to the ship’s chief engineer
- Updating oil record books, engine room logs and maintenance records
- Supervising and training engineering crew assigned to the ship’s watch keeping system
- Participating in safety and emergency drills and operations, like all crew members
Education, Experience and Skills:
- Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident
- Experience working as a marine engineering officer
- Valid Transport Canada Third-class marine engineering certificate or higher
- Dependable, organized, with a strong work ethic
- Strong leadership skills and interpersonal skills
- Results driven
The Canadian Coast Guard: Live the experience of a lifetime every day.