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Looking for Spare Junior Engineers
Posted date [2019-Nov-18] (ID: 1697)

Ocean Services Ltd. is currently recruiting spare 4th Engineers for our Canadian Flagged Vessels the East Coast and the Acadian.

At Ocean Services we're dedicated to the safety and well-being of our seafarers and protection of the environment for future generations.


In addition to any watch keeping duties, the Fourth Engineer is responsible to the Chief Engineer for the proper, safe, efficient and economical operation of the vessel’s main and auxiliary machinery and equipment, in accordance with the schedules and procedures issued by the Chief Engineer. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Upon joining a vessel, the Fourth Engineer is to report to the Master and the Chief Engineer. S/he is to consult with the Engineer they are relieving regarding the machinery and equipment for which s/he will be held responsible. The Fourth Engineer must then inspect such machinery and equipment, reporting any deficiencies to the Chief Engineer.

-Complete NS PER 006 (Handover Report) & NS SAF 001 (Shipboard Familiarisation Record).

-Responsible for the maintenance, operation and the cleaning of the lube oil and fuel oil purifiers, bunkering/transfer operations (under the specific direction of the Chief Engineer) and the sea water evaporation plant operation and maintenance, compressors, and all pumps.

-To build up an intimate knowledge of all cargo handling machinery, pipeline systems, inserting / venting systems, deck machinery and fire-fighting equipment aboard the vessel.

-Direct unlicensed personnel in the proper and efficient execution of their duties.

-Ensure that due diligence and adequate care to prevent waste and improper use of material and supplies is observed.

-Identify and correct any unsafe working habits or conditions.

-Check that areas and equipment under his supervision are maintained in a clean and safe condition.

-Ensure positive action is taken in all cases to ensure that operations conform to company and other authoritative regulations.

-Enact the necessary measures in a time of emergency to ensure the safety of personnel and the preservation of the environment and company property.

All certs must be valid from Transport Canada. Required certifications include: Cert of Comp, Tanker Level 1, Security Duties, Marine Medical, MEDs, First Aid, WHMIS, Confined Space, Passport and applicants must be able to work in the US.

Our ideal candidate is solutions oriented, has a strong work ethic, and works well in a team environment. Our full time employees work 40 days on 40 off, and have a competitive benefits package for them and their families. We also encourage continuous devlopment of our employees so they can continue to grow thier career within our company. Our ships are frequently in port, adding varierty in the day to day operations and giving our crew some down time in different locations.

If this opportunity sounds like a fit for you, or someone you know in your professional network, please contact Kate Robinson(at)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Title Looking for Spare Junior Engineers
Job Details
Posted By Ocean Services Ltd.
Start Date
Salary TBD
Location Saint John, NB
Deadline for Application 2020-Mar-15
Contact Phone #
Contact Email Kate.robinson(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> East Coast / Gulf
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Engineer (Other)