Senior Marine Engineer – Kingston

Company: Government of Ontario: Ministry of Transportation
Location: Kingston
Salary: $27.75/hour
Term: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Deadline: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 11:59:59 PM EST

Job Description:

Apply by: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:59 pm EST
Organization: Ministry of Transportation
Division: Wolfe Island Marine Services
City: Kingston
Job Term: 1 Permanent
Job Code: 17288 – Senior Marine Engineer 2
Salary: $27.75 – $30.23 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status: Open
Job ID: 140864
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Here is a unique opportunity: Bring your expertise in seamanship and organizational skills to the Wolfe Island Marine Services, where you will be a key member of the team.
What can I expect to do in this role?
Under the direction of the Ferry Captain and the technical guidance of the Chief Marine Engineer, work involves maintaining and operating all vessel engines, pumps and related equipment on an end-loading ferry operating between Kingston and Wolfe Island by:

• conducting regular shift inspections, checking and testing equipment
• oiling and greasing equipment
• removing and replacing worn parts
• checking for oil, water and fuel leaks
• reporting malfunctions to Captain or Chief Engineer
• maintaining vessel’s plumbing system
• assisting in the operation and maintenance of terminal equipment, compressor station equipment and various equipment overhauls as required
• providing direction and guidance to Oilers

Job Requirements:

How do I qualify?
• You must have a Certificate of Competency as a Marine Engineer, 4th Class Certificate issued by Transport Canada.
• You must have a Marine Emergency Duties Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada (STCW Level Minimum).
• You must have a Marine Medical Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada.

Technical expertise:
• You have demonstrated knowledge of seamanship principles and practices.
• You have knowledge of routine and emergency procedures relative to Marine Operations.
• You have knowledge of operation and maintenance of engines, generators, water and power supply, hydraulic systems and ramps, and other mechanical equipment.
• You are familiar with use and maintenance of all lifesaving and firefighting equipment aboard ferries.
Analytical skills:
• You can use problem-solving and analytical skills to detect problems or potential problems in equipment and respond appropriately in emergency situations.
• You have proven ability to make decisions involving routine operation, maintenance and repair of all marine equipment in ferry operation.
• You have planning and organizational skills to conduct shift inspections of onboard equipment and other equipment maintenance.
Communication skills:
• You have interpersonal and communication skills in dealing courteously with passengers and other members of the public, and a commitment to delivering quality customer service.
• You can communicate effectively as part of a crew responsible for safety of passengers, fellow crew members and ship.
Additional Information

Address: 295 Ontario St, Kingston, East Region
Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule: 4.7
Category: Science and Engineering
Posted on: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Apply by: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:59 pm EST
How to apply:
1. You must apply online.
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Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code .

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Garth Peters