JOB: Marine Engineer (4th class Motor) | Ocean Group - Hamilton

Marine Engineer (4th class Motor), Hamilton

Marine Engineer (4th class Motor), Hamilton

Are you considering a career change that will bring you new challenges?

Join a team of passionate people who look to the future with strength and determination. Ocean selects and develops the best talents in the industry by offering you a healthy and fulfilling work environment that allows you to surpass yourself every day, at each project! Do you want to contribute to the growing success of a well-established Quebec entrepreneurial flagship, a leader in the maritime industry? A company for which health, safety and respect of the environment are primary. An international company with a human dimension that puts the employee at the heart of it’s priorities, because after all, it’s with them that the Ocean story continues.


  • Company: Ocean Ontario Towing Inc.
  • Location: Hamilton, Ontario
  • Department: Operations
  • Work schedule: 14 days of work, 7 days on call and 7 days off
  • Status: Permanent



Under the supervision of the Mechanical Superintendent and the Captain while in operations, you will be primarily responsible for the machinery operation of the tugboat including start up and shut down procedures of main engine(s) and auxiliary generators.

This position also requires you to work independently in assessing any mechanical breakdowns (machinery, pumps, hydraulics, electrical) from tear down, procurement of parts and rebuild to final installation.

You wish to face new challenges and have all the necessary qualifications for this position?


Don’t wait any longer and send us your CV!



  • 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



  • Fourth Class Marine Engineer Canadian Certification (Motor)
  • A minimum experience of one year at sea as an engineer
  • E.D. certificates
  • Valid seafarer’s medical
  • Restricted radio certificate, an asset
  • Good knowledge of diesel mechanics
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic systems
  • Analytical skills for problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Comfortable working on computer in a Microsoft Office environment
  • Self-directed and demonstrating positive leadership
  • Responsible, autonomous, team worker and punctual
  • Be able to work on a rotating schedule 24/7
  • On occasion, away on vessel for up to 24hr awaiting orders in other ports than Hamilton
  • Responsible, autonomous, motivated by team work and punctual



  • Tools and equipment provided
  • Full range of benefits
  • Free, family-friendly employee assistance program


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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