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Marine Engineer OTN, Various Locations

Marine Engineer OTN, Various Locations

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Reporting to the captain of the Ocean Traverse Nord, the incumbent is primarily responsible for the machinery operation of the ship including start up and shut down procedures of main engine(s) and auxiliary generators.  This position also requires the individual to work independently in assessing any mechanical breakdowns (machinery, pumps, hydraulics, electrical) from tear down, procurement of parts and rebuild to 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.


  • Fourth Class Marine Engineer Canadian Certification (Motor);
  • A minimum experience of one year of sea as an engineer ;
  • M.E.D. certificate;
  • Valid seafarer’s medical;
  • Restricted radio certificate, an asset;
  • Passport;
  • Good knowledge of diesel mechanic;
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic systems ;
  • Analytical skills for problem solving and troubleshooting ;
  • Comfortable working with Sinex and Microsoft Office ;
  • Self-directed and demonstrating positive leadership ;
  • Responsible, autonomous, team worker and punctual.


  • Permanent job;
  • Six weeks on, six weeks off;
  • Full range of fringe benefits;
  • Free employee assistance program available to the whole family;
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP).
NB: Ocean Group subscribes to an Equality Access Program and invites women, visible minorities, First Nations and Inuit people and persons with disabilities to apply. The masculine form is used in this document for conciseness purposes only. We believe in the principle of employment equity and are open to measures of accommodation in the selection process.


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