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Engineer
Posted date [2019-Dec-24] (ID: 1741)

Engineer

Reference number: DFO19J-019892-000441

Selection process number: 19-DFO-WCCG-EA-CCG-281807

Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Canadian Coast Guard (an Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada) - Fleet Victoria (British Columbia)

SO-MAO-03 - Stream 1, SO-MAO-04 - Stream 1, SO-MAO-05 - Stream 2, SO-MAO-06 - Stream 2, SO-MAO-07 - Stream 3 SO MAO 03 ($33.02 to $36.99 per hour), SO MAO 04 ($35.01 to $39.10 per hour), SO MAO 05 ($37.28 to $41.59 per hour), SO MAO 06 ($39.14 to $43.39 per hour), SO MAO 07 ($40.62 to $45.05 per hour)

Duties:

Chief Engineer:

  • Supervises, plans and directs the operation, maintenance and repair of the main propulsion plant, electrical plant, auxiliary machinery, deck machinery, hotel equipment and miscellaneous systems.
  • Supervises and manages engine room personnel, financial resources and materiel.
  • Provides technical advice and support to vessel client personnel.
  • Leads and/or participates in, damage control, fire fighting, environmental response and other drills, exercises and operations;
  • Compiles, recommends and manages refit specifications, vessel's additions and alterations, and other contract repair work required for the upkeep of the vessel;
  • Manages, directs and participates, if required, in the watch keeping system.
  • Provides a thorough Change-Over Briefing with the relieving Chief Engineer, including a review of pertinent vessel documents and relevant correspondence;
  • Provides all support necessary to ensure CCG meets its mandate.

1st Engineer:

  • Supervises the operation, maintenance and repair of the main propulsion plant, electrical plant, auxiliary machinery, deck machinery, hotel equipment and miscellaneous systems.
  • Supervises and assists in the training of engineering personnel assigned to the watch.
  • Leads and/or participates in, damage control, fire fighting, environmental response and other drills, exercises and operations;
  • Maintains and updates machinery maintenance records, as well as engine room log and oil record books.
  • Provides all support necessary to ensure CCG meets its mandate.

Work environment:

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG), a Special Operating Agency within Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), is entrusted to deliver valuable programs and services to Canadians that save lives, protect the environment and support our Canadian economy. Embracing a proactive culture for 24/7 service to Canadians and for Canadians, CCG offers exciting sea-going and shore-based career opportunities in the delivery of critical maritime safety, security and response services; response to on-water and maritime incidents using a variety of vessels, hovercraft, helicopters, and small craft; and providing vital information and assistance to vessels, including navigation support, distress and safety communications and coordination of maritime trade. In January 2017, the Department received special recognition as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

The Government of Canada recently announced the Oceans Protection Plan, a whole-of-government approach to improve marine safety, to work with Indigenous groups, provinces, territories, and other stakeholders to better co-manage Canada’s oceans. DFO/CCG are dedicated to deliver on this significant initiative and other departmental commitments. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to join our team in making an impact on the lives of Canadians.

Come work for a Department that thrives on change, building partnerships and providing a high level of service to Canadians. Women, Aboriginal people and visible minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Positions to be filled: 10

Information you must provide: Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Occupational Certification:

• Stream 1 - Transport Canada Certificate of Competency, 4th Class Engineer Motor Ship with valid STCW Continued Proficiency Endorsement.

• Stream 2 - Transport Canada Certificate of Competency, 3rd Class Engineer Motor Ship with valid STCW Continued Proficiency Endorsement.

• Stream 3 - Transport Canada Certificate of Competency, 2th Class Engineer Motor Ship with valid STCW Continued Proficiency Endorsement.

All Streams:

• Marine Emergency Duties (MED) Proficiency in Advanced Firefighting- STCW

• Marine Emergency Duties (MED) Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats - STCW

NOTE: ONLY a copy of a Transport Canada Certificate of Competency with valid STCW Continued Proficiency Endorsement must accompany your initial application. Documentation of Operational and/or Working Days and Copies of Testimonials will be assessed at a later date and therefore are not required to be submitted at the time of initial application.

Stream 1 – SO-MAO-03 & SO-MAO-04

2.A minimum of 185 days as Engineer of the watch.

a. Up to 90 days to be from refit/overhauling.

Stream 2 – SO-MAO-05 & SO-MAO-06

2. A minimum of 365 sea days as engineer of the watch.

a. Up to 185 days to be from refit/overhauling.

Stream 3 – SO-MAO-07

2. A minimum of 1100 sea days as engineer of the watch.

a. Up to 365 days to be from refit/overhauling.

*Operational Days: vessel must be on program, refit, or maintenance period.

**Recent is defined as within the last two years

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Asset Qualifications :

• Transport Canada Certificate of Competency, 1st Class Engineer Motor Ship with valid STCW Continued Proficiency Endorsement.

• Valid Marine Advanced First Aid Certificate

• Experience refit/dry-docking/Self Maintenance. (Experience defined as 56 days)

• Experience in the use and maintenance of a Safety Management System

• Experience with computer based maintenance system

• Experience with troubleshooting engineering systems

Key Leadership Competencies:

• Uphold Integrity and Respect

• Achieve results

• Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders Personal Suitability:

• Judgement

• Effective Interpersonal Skills

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.

Conditions of employment

Secret security clearance

• Valid Transport Canada Seafarer’s medical - no geographical restrictions

• Valid Canadian Passport;

• Must be willing and able to wear a Respiratory Protection device and meet the standard of the CCG Respiratory Protection Program – RPP;

• 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, rotating hours, and variable hours of work;

• Willingness to go to sea for prolonged periods of time (including Arctic Waters) in adverse weather conditions, and on various classes of vessels; and

• Must be willing and able to travel by air, land, or by sea.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply. Information on employment equity

Preference

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. Information on the preference to veterans We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information:

Russell Jersch -  Russell.Jersch(at)dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Job Title Engineer
Job Details
Posted By Western Canadian Coast Guard
Start Date
Salary
Location Victoria
Deadline for Application 2020-Dec-31
Contact Phone #
Contact Email Russell.Jersch(at)dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> West Coast
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Engineer (Other)