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Transport Desgagnes inc.
Groupe Desgagnés inc. est une entreprise québécoise qui assure par voie maritime, de façon sécuritaire et fiable, la mobilité de personnes et le déplacement de biens et de marchandises de tous genres, en fournissant les services connexes maritimes et terrestres nécessaires à leur réalisation. Elle est un partenaire d’affaires fiable et intègre en tous points, qui s’illustre par la qualité de tous ses services et de ses opérations.


Groupe Desgagnés inc. provides in a safe and reliable manner, seaway passage for persons, goods and merchandise of all types, through related maritime and land-based services required to fulfill this mandate. It is a reliable and dependable business partner in all respects, as evidenced by the quality of all of our services and operations....

Mechanical Assistant
Posted date [2021-Aug-09] (ID: 2181)

We are looking for a mechanical assistant to join our Sedna Desgagnés

Here are the main duties to be performed:

The M/A is required to assist the Engineer in maintaining proper working order of the equipment in the engine room, to perform regular safety rounds during his watch, and to perform routine tasks of maintenance, cleaning and upkeep of the engine room systems under the supervision of the Engineer. Further, he is required to assist in extensive or emergency repair tasks requiring the teamwork of several men, even when not on his regular watch.

Each Engineer, and thus each M/A, is responsible to the Chief Engineer for the upkeep of a specific series of ship’s systems, in addition to the efficient functioning of the entire engine room while on watch. The M/A is directed to tasks by the Engineer, but usually carries out the routine tasks independently, as standing orders are in effect.

Specifically, the M/A may be responsible for one of the following three groups of systems:

1)Main engines (2), bow thruster(1), sewage treatment system (1)

2) Generators(3), compressors( 3), système de direction (1)

3) Pumps (13), deck machinery lubrication

If interested, you can apply via Shipout or email at rh(at)

We would love to have you onboard!




Job Title Mechanical Assistant
Job Details
Posted By Desgagnés
Start Date
Location Quebec city
Deadline for Application
Contact Phone #
Contact Email rh(at)
Categories and Description
Ship's Main Trading Area Ship's Main Trading Area -> East Coast / Gulf
Term Term -> Relief / Temporary
Position / Rank Position -> Mechanic's Assistant