Chief Marine Engineer – Kingston

Company: Ministry of Transportation
Location: Kingston
Salary: $1,111.72 - $1,394.81 per week
Term: Permanent and temporary
Start Date: 10/21/2020
Deadline: 11/09/2020

Job Description:

The Ministry of Transportation, Marine Services Office requires certified Marine Engineers for the positions of Chief Marine Engineer at their John Counter Boulevard location.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Provide technical advice and guidance to marine engineers and oilers in the operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and plumbing equipment in support of a 24/7 operation
• Supervise and participate in the overhaul and rebuilding of all main engines, generators, propulsion units and compressor systems for the Terminal operations and the Ferry fleet

Location: Kingston

Job Requirements:

How do I qualify?
• Marine Engineer Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada for the vessel
• Marine Emergency Duty Certificate to the level required by Transport Canada for the vessel
• Valid Continued Proficiency Endorsement Certificate
• The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid G license or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver's license upon being hired.

Technical Knowledge:
You have:
• knowledge of seamanship principles and practices
• ability to provide guidance and technical advice to Marine Engineers and to develop guidelines or equipment operation and maintenance
• ability to understand and apply knowledge of Transport Canada regulations, Canada Shipping Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the Environmental Protection Act to ensure the operation of the vessel in a safe and lawful manner and respond appropriately to emergency situations such as an oil spill
• knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of all shipboard and shore equipment for Marine Services including maintenance, troubleshooting, disassembly and assembly, etc.
• working knowledge of standard computer programs and the ability to use diagnostics software for specialist equipment

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:
You can:
• identify signs of equipment malfunctions or failure
• respond to emergency situations and develop strategies to affect prompt and safe repairs and minimize vessel downtime
• discriminate between situations requiring future maintenance and immediate need for replacement/repair

Communication Skills:
You can:
• discuss inspections, repairs and modifications to vessels and shore equipment with Transport Canada officials to meet compliance requirements
• represent the ministry's interests in writing and verbally with contractors
• advise municipal staff on equipment and maintenance matters

Salary Range: $1,111.72 - $1,394.81 per week

Additional Information
• 1 Permanent, 1355 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, East Region
• 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 1355 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, East Region

To Apply, Contact:

Please apply online, only, at quoting Job ID 155476, by Monday, November 9, 2020. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

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The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.