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Marine Engineer - Journées Québec-France, Québec

Marine Engineer - Journées Québec-France, Québec


Reporting to the Captain, the incumbent is primarily responsible for the operation of the ship’s machinery, including starting and stopping procedures for main engines and auxiliary generators. He/she will also work independently to evaluate mechanical failures (machinery, pumps, hydraulics, electrical), either by disassembling, obtaining parts, and rebuilding and final installation.



  • To operate all machinery of the hopper dredger;
  • To perform preventive maintenance according to the procedures and guidelines;
  • To perform repairs and maintenance of the engine room and all equipment on board;
  • To ensure to proper functioning of equipment on board
  • To dismantle, repair and reinstall equipment relating to diesel main engine(s), auxiliary diesel engines, hydraulic power packs, water pumps and electrical systems onboard vessel;
  • To understand and comprehend vessel drawings (hull, piping diagrams, machinery and electrical layout);
  • To ensure bunkering and lube oil operations;
  • To maintain inventory
  • To maintain cleanliness of work place;
  • To comply with all corporate policies, especially with health, safety and environmental policies;
  • To monitor engine operating parameters and reporting;
  • To prepare the ship for annual inspection;
  • To participate in internal and external audits;
  • To fill out logbook, records, checklists;
  • To record defects and preventive maintenance software;
  • To report issues or suggested repairs of defective equipment to mechanical superintendent;
  • To assist mechanical superintendent when needed;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Participate and support the activities of the Health, Safety and Environment Management System.



  • Good knowledge of diesel engine mechanics;
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic systems;
  • Ability to work with Sinex and Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to operate lifeboats and rescue craft;
  • Advanced firefighting techniques;
  • Customer Service Orientation;
  • Demonstrate leadership and excellent teamwork skills;
  • Demonstrate good stress management (medium to high);
  • Have good organizational skills;
  • Be open to learning and development;
  • Analytical skills for problem solving and troubleshooting;
  • Ability to work in English, both orally and in writing.



  • Engine Room Watch Officer or Engine Room Supervisor certificate of competency (STCW III/1);
  • Valid Marine Medical;
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Marine Emergency Duties – STCW Basic Safety (STCW BS);
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Marine Emergency Duties – Lifeboat Other than Fast Boat (STCW PSC);
  • Marine Emergency Duties Certificate – Advanced Firefighting (STCW AFF).
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