Public Employment Opportunity

Marine Engineer Second Class

Competition Details

Referral Number
TW.EL.19.20.R0988
Employment type
Eligibility List
Division
Marine Services - Regional Services
Department
Department of Transportation and Works
Location
Multiple vessels
Closing Date
30 Jan 2020
Salary (scale)
$29.83- $33.28 per hour (CG-35)
Benefits

Position Details (What is this?)

Duties
The Chief Engineer is responsible for the mechanical operation and maintenance of the engine room and its auxiliaries. The successful candidate is required to act as engineer in charge of the engine room and auxiliaries by supervising engine room staff and participating in activating, operating and controlling the main engines.  The incumbent inspects, cleans and performs electronic, plumbing, mechanical and hydraulic repairs and maintenance in accordance with departmental preventative maintenance schedules; ensures that back-up systems are in operational order; accompanies the vessel as required during refit schedules and assists technical personnel in carrying out repairs and alterations; and maintains an adequate level of supplies and routine parts.  The incumbent will maintain a current defect list, update the maintenance program daily and develop a refit specification to be entered in the maintenance program and submitted to the Marine Superintendent eight weeks prior to scheduled refit.  The incumbent will complete a log abstract at the end of each shift for submission to Marine Headquarters and maintain an up-to-date Chief Engineer’s Logbook. The successful candidate may have to maintain equipment vital to the service such as shore generators and wharf lighting equipment that is located outside of the vessel.  Other related duties as assigned. Use of a computer in the function of duties will be required.

Merit Criteria (What is this?)

Screening Criteria
  1. Experience in marine engineering and the operation of marine diesel, hydraulic and electrical equipment in a Canadian environment
  2. Experience working with modern control systems
  3. Valid 2nd Class motor Engineer’s Certificate issued by Transport Canada
  4. Valid Marine Medical Certificate
  5. Passenger Safety Management Course and Specialized Passenger Safety Management Course (asset)
Assessment Criteria
  1. Knowledge of marine engineering
  2. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of marine diesel, hydraulic and electrical equipment in a Canadian environment
  3. Computer skills
  4. Leadership skills.
  5. Ability to manage time and organize tasks
  6. Ability to solve problems
  7. Ability to work in a team
  8. Commitment to safety

Conditions of Employment(What is this?)

Conditions of
Offer
  1. Certificate of Conduct and the Vulnerable Sector Query satisfactory to the Employer may be required
Conditions of Acceptance
  1. Applicants are advised that positions will be of variable duration and terminate on or before March 31, 2020, subject to possibility of extension
  2. These positions are short term, casual call-in
  3. Participation in any safety course training, as offered and required by the Department
Applicant Information

Applicants must submit copies of 2nd Motor Engineer’s certificate issued by Transport Canada and valid Marine Medical with their application. 

Failure to submit all the required certificates will result in an application being screened out.

Applicants can submit the required documents and credentials by either:

  1. a) Scanning all documents into ONE PDF and uploading it to the online job portal at the time of application

OR

  1. b) Fax them in with a cover page indicating the competition number for which you had applied on through the online job portal

For more information about this opportunity, please call Christine Nurse, Marine Manager, at (709) 466-4027.

  • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting recruitment@gov.nl.ca, 709-729-0130 or toll free at 1-888-729-7690.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applications must be received on or before the closing date stated for this job posting.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
  • Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
  • All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
  • All information submitted as part of this application must be factual, complete and current to date of submission.
  • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

How To Apply

Applications, quoting Competition Number TW.EL.19.20.R0988, should be submitted

Online
By Mail
Human Resource Secretariat, Strategic Staffing Division
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL, A1B 4J6
By Fax
(709) 729-6737

Applicants must submit copies of 2nd Motor Engineer’s certificate issued by Transport Canada and valid Marine Medical with their application. 

Failure to submit all the required certificates will result in an application being screened out.

Applicants can submit the required documents and credentials by either:

  1. a) Scanning all documents into ONE PDF and uploading it to the online job portal at the time of application

OR

  1. b) Fax them in with a cover page indicating the competition number for which you had applied on through the online job portal

For more information about this opportunity, please call Christine Nurse, Marine Manager, at (709) 466-4027.