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McKeil Marine
McKeil Marine is one of Canada's leading marine service providers. Experienced and adaptive, we deliver turn-key solutions that support our customers success in a wide range of transportation and project challenges. Customer service, safety, quality and respect for the environment are the heart of our operations. Manned by highly skilled sailing crew, our ever-growing diverse and versatile feet of tugs, barges, ships, workboats, operate throughout the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, East Coast and Canadian Arctic....

Mechanical Assistant
Posted date [2019-Jul-23] (ID: 1561)

McKeil Marine is one of Canada’s leading marine service providers. Experienced and adaptive, we deliver turn-key solutions that support our customers success in a wide range of transportation and project challenges. Customer service, safety, quality and respect for the environment are at the heart of our operations. When you join McKeil Marine you can look forward to a very competitive total compensation program and a team of passionate colleagues in a fast paced, growing organization that supports all communities in which we operate.

Mechanical Assistant

McKeil Marine Limited has immediate openings for Mechanical Assistant aboard our vessel on a permanent full-time basis. We are looking for eager and self-starting individuals responsible for the up keeping, and maintenance of all machinery.

Why McKeil:

  • Our crew enjoy regular schedules with minimal disruptions - you can plan your time at home
  • Company paid and arranged travel to ports
  • Our crew matter - at McKeil it feels like family
  • We sail safe - your safety is our top priority
  • Certificate upgrade programs and incentives
  • Company paid training
  • Competitive wages and comprehensive group benefits program
  • Annual crew meetings foster team building
  • Generous referral bonus program

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reports to the Engineering Officer  
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all vessel machinery and equipment
  • Assist with monitoring of equipment including checking gauges and recording reading
  • Reporting of any incident and/or damage affecting sea worthiness
  • Perform troubleshooting, problem solving as well as preventative and corrective maintenance as directed by the Engineering Officer
  • Ensure the machinery is in compliance and meets regulatory and class requirements
  • Understanding of pollution regulations and the company's objectives regarding environmental protection
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Engine Room Rating Certificate issued by Transport Canada
  • Tanker familiarization 
  • Marine Emergency Duties (MED’s) STCW Basic Safety and Survival Craft Certifications
  • Transport Canada Marine Medical
  • Experienced with Safety Management Systems (ISO & ISM)
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite an asset
  • Strong sense of responsibility and pride in overall condition of machinery
  • Strong communication and proven teamwork skills
  • Self-starter, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Previous Ship experience required

We thank all applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. McKeil Marine is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Job Title Mechanical Assistant
Job Details
Posted By McKeil Marine
Start Date
Salary
Location Vessel Based
Deadline for Application
Contact Phone # 905-719-1274
Contact Email pthiara(at)mckeil.com
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> Great Lakes / St-Lawrence River
Term Term -> Long-term
Position / Rank Position -> Mechanic's Assistant