JOB: 2nd class Marine Engineer | Ocean Group - Baffin Island

2nd class Marine Engineer, Baffin Island

2nd class Marine Engineer, Baffin Island

  • Company: Ocean Navigation
  • Location: Baffin Island
  • Department: Towing and Navigation
  • Work schedule: 12 hours/day – 28 days on shift, followed by 28 days off.
  • Status: Contract



Reporting to the Project Director and the Tug Captain, the incumbent will have to perform mechanical operations and maintenance on Z-Drive tugs. He will be required to work in Baffin Island, Nunavut.



  • Maintain the main engine and auxiliary equipment;
  • Operate electrical, mechanical and hydraulic control systems as well as replenishment-at-sea equipment;
  • Operate and maintain refrigeration, ventilation and air conditioning equipment;
  • Monitor the tasks of the preventive maintenance system;
  • Ensure the implementation of the safety management system in his department;
  • Monitor the functioning parameters of the main engine (pressure, temperature, levels) and report any irregularity;
  • Other related tasks as requested by his supervisor.



  • Hold a valid STCW 2nd class motor marine engineering mechanic certificate (minimum required);
  • Hold Certificates of Proficiency (CoP): MED Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats; STCW Basic Safety; Advanced Fire Fighting.
  • Hold a valid Marine Medical certificate issued by Transport Canada;
  • Have 3 to 5 years of experience as Engineer Officer;
  • Good knowledge of diesel motor mechanics;
  • Good physical condition;
  • Available for long trips;
  • Functional English (comprehension and fluency to speak) required;
  • Work experience in Arctic (an asset).



  • Tools and equipment provided
  • Employee Assistance Program Free and Accessible to the Entire Family
  • Competitive salary!
NB: Ocean Group subscribes to an Equality Access Program and invites women, visible minorities, First Nation peoples and persons with disabilities to apply. The masculine form is used in this publication for conciseness purposes only. We are committed to employment equity and open to the application of adjustment measures during the selection process.
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