Dredge Captain | Groupe Océan

Dredge Captain, City of Québec

Dredge Captain, City of Québec

  • Company : Ocean Dredging DS
  • Location: City of Québec
  • Department: Operation
  • Work schedule: On rotation, 6 weeks on and 12 weeks  off
  • Status: Permanent



Under the supervision of the Project Director, he will participate in the realization of dredging projects in Canada and abroad, on board the Ocean Traverse Nord. In addition to being responsible for the ship’s operations, he will ensure the management of the crew, as well as the proper functioning of on-board equipment.


  • Responsible for ships navigation and maneuvers
  • See to the smooth running of dredging operations
  • Plan and supervise the work of the crew
  • Follow the project’s daily progress and adapt dredging operations accordingly
  • Ensure proper functioning of on-board equipment
  • See to the ship’s stability in any conditions
  • Prepare and validate repair and modification lists with the Chief Engineer
  • Maintain health and safety for everyone aboard the ship
  • Supervise the maintenance of all on-board equipment
  • Comply with all relevant regulations concerning ship operation
  • Implement safety and environmental protection policies

required sought

  • 3000 gross tonnage near coastal Class 1 Captain Certificate
  • Sea safety certificate issued by Transport Canada
  • Experience as a ship’s captain
  • Leadership as well as supervision and planning skills
  • Ability to adapt to unforeseen events
  • Communication skills
  • Valid Canadian passport
  • Bilingualism, French and English
  • Availability for trips outside Canada
  • Dredging experience (an asset)
  • Experience with azimuth thruster ships (Z-drive) (an asset)


NB: Ocean subscribes to an Equality Access Program and invites women, visible minorities, Aboriginal 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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