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La Garde côtière canadienne (GCC) possède et exploite la flotte civile du gouvernement fédéral et fournit aux Canadiens des services maritimes essentiels, notamment les suivants: recherche et sauvetage en mer, intervention en cas de pollution marine, services de communications et de gestion du trafic maritimes, services de déglaçage et de gestion des glaces, aides à la navigation, à l'entretien des canaux et au soutien d'autres ministères, conseils et agences du gouvernement en fournissant des navires, des aéronefs et d'autres services.

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Air Cushion Vessel (ACV) Engineer
Posted date [2019-Dec-04] (ID: 1721)

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Essential Qualifications:

Language Requirement: English Essential

Successful completion of secondary school or employer approved alternative.

Possession of a Transport Canada ACV Engineering license Class 1 or 2 and/or T/C marine engineering certificate of competency, or T/C Aircraft Maintenance Engineer certificate of competency or Diesel Engineer certificate recognized by a province, or General engineer certificate recognized by a province

Experience interpreting specifications, schematics, and component drawings in order to perform system wide, or equipment specific maintenance.

Experience in the trouble-shooting of fire suppression systems.

Knowledge of the maintenance procedures and trouble-shooting techniques for mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems aboard vessels, hovercraft, aircraft or helicopters.

Ability to perform vessel or aircraft maintenance activities and processes.
Ability to interpret vessel or aircraft specifications, schematics, and component drawings. Ability to maintain technical records and logbooks – especially through use of written communications.

Personal Suitability:

Effective Interpersonal skills

Asset Qualifications:

A diploma or certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field relevant to nautical science, heavy machinery maintenance, electro-technology, or aircraft maintenance.

Possession of a Transport Canada third class Marine Engineering Certificate of Competency or higher;
Possession of a welding certificate recognized by a Provincial regulatory body;
Possession of Air Brakes endorsement

Experience in metal fabrication.

Experience in the maintenance of ship or Aircraft electrical generation and distribution systems.

Experience in dynamic balancing of Propellers.

Experience working on ACV over 10,000 Kgs Maximum all up weight or higher.

Ability to operate a personal computer.

Organizational needs:

DFO recognizes that the diversity of its employee population contributes to its strength and integrity. Selection may be limited to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, visible minorities, and Women.

Operational requirements:

Rotating shifts and variable hours of work.
Willingness to travel by small aircraft, vessels and vehicles to remote sites.

Conditions of Employment:

Conditions of employment are any requirements, other than qualifications, that must be met or complied with before being appointed to a particular position, and are to be maintained throughout the employment while being the incumbent of this position.

Reliability and security: Reliability
Other conditions of employment:
Marine Emergency Duties STCW – Basic Safety**
**Note: if you are in possession of the former MED A1 and B2, these will be accepted as they are considered to be the equivalent of the course listed above.
Maintenance of a valid Health Canada medical.
Willingness to wear and maintain a uniform per Canadian Coast Guard standards, inclusive of CSA Approved safety footwear and maintain job
related personal safety equipment.
Must be willing and able to perform Overtime work as required, often on short notice
Must be willing and able to work shiftwork
Must be willing and able to travel by air, land, or by sea

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Job Title Air Cushion Vessel (ACV) Engineer
Job Details
Posted By Western Canadian Coast Guard - Fleet
Start Date TBD
Salary From $59,842 to $72,804
Location Richmond, BC
Deadline for Application 2020-Jan-05
Contact Phone #
Contact Email Bruce.Briggs(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> West Coast
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Engineer (Other)