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. Manned by highly skilled sailing crew, our ever-growing diverse and versatile fleet of ships, tugs, barges and workboats, operates throughout the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River, east coast and Canadian Arctic.
HCM – Head Cargo Maintenance
We have upcoming openings for Head Cargo Maintenance personnel on board our new ship, being delivered in 2023. This dry cargo, self-unloading vessel will operate on the Great Lakes; carry aggregates and other related dry cargo materials. We are looking for eager and self-starting individuals.
- Our crew enjoy best in class rotations - 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
Reporting to the vessels Chief Engineer, oversees the day-to-day maintenance of the ship’s cargo handling equipment.
- Inspect, maintain all conveying equipment, belts, rollers, tensioners, motors and related framework supporting the conveying and elevation systems within the vessel.
- Understands hazards and safe operations of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems
- Working closely with the Chief Mate and other OOW’s to ensure cargo is discharged in proper sequence.
- Manages any assigned cargo maintenance assistants ensuring duties are competently and efficiently completed
- Provides the Chief Engineer with daily reporting on equipment status, parts requirements, and plans for upcoming general maintenance.
- Two or more years self-unloader experience in tunnel / cargo maintenance operations considered a must.
- Competent use of hot work equipment required.
- Strong understanding of how conveyor systems work and how to interpret early signs of trouble through inspections of belts, rollers and related tensioning and power equipment.
- Strong safety mindset, knowledgeable in electrical hazards, lockout/tagout procedure and the hazards of rotating equipment.
- Leadership skills to work independently or manage a small team considered a strong asset.
- Some computer skills for tracking planned maintenance considered a strong asset.
- Marine Emergency Duties (MED’s) STCW Basic Safety and Survival Craft Certifications required
- Shall hold one of a Bridge Watch Rating Certificate of Competency or Engine Room Rating issued by Transport Canada
- Transport Canada Marine Medical
- Effective communication and proven teamwork skills
You will join a team of passionate colleagues in fast paced, growing organization that supports all communities in which we operate. McKeil Marine offers a competitive total compensation program.
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.