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Engineer
Posted date [2020-Oct-13] (ID: 1920)
Engineer
 
Reference number: DFO19J-019892-000441
Selection process number: 19-DFO-WCCG-EA-CCG-281807
 
 
 
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing
abroad.
 
Important messages
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting
with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the
evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized
accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept
confidential.
 
When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to
an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet
the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
 
 
I MPORTANT NOTE:
Your application must include a covering letter in up to a maximum of 9,999 words that
provides specific and concrete examples that illustrate how you meet the experience
qualifications. Please provide copies of all certification requirements by email to
Ashleigh Harding, Staffing Officer at Ashleigh.Harding(at)dfo-mpo.gc.ca. Failure to do so
could result in your application being rejected.
The Canadian Coast Guard is hiring Engineers at all levels, including certified entry
level positions within the seagoing Fleet.
Stream 1 – Entry Level Engineer Positions (SO-MAO-03 & SO-MAO-04)
Stream 2 – 1st Engineer Positions (SO-MAO-05 & SO-MAO-06)
Stream 3 – Chief Engineer Position (SO-MAO-07)
 
Duties
Entry level Engineers and 1st Engineers:
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.
 
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.
 
 
Pos i tions 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.
Documenta t io n 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.
Experie nc e:
Stream 2 – SO-MAO-05 & SO-MAO-06
2. A minimum of 365 sea days (operational 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 (operational days*) as engineer of the watch.
a. Up to 365 days to be from refit/overhauling.
*O per ati onal Days: vessel must be on program, refit, or maintenance period.
 
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
 
 
O rgan izat ional 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.
 
 
Condi tions 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, and by sea.
• Must be willing and able to be deployed
 
O ther 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.
 
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.
 
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration
will be contacted.
 
 
Job Title Engineer
Job Details
Posted By Western Canadian Coast Guard
Start Date
Salary
Location Victoria
Deadline for Application
Contact Phone #
Contact Email CCGSeaSuper(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)