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second engineer, marine - water transport

Source: Job Bank


Dartmouth, NS


$688.39 daily

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 56 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Dangerous
  • Noisy
  • In/on water

Work setting

  • Various locations


  • Operate main engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment on ships
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of engine room crew
  • Stand engine room watch, monitoring and noting performance of engines, machinery and all auxiliary equipment
  • Maintain records and prepare reports on engine performance and failures


  • 3-4 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • 2nd Class Marine Engineer Certificate

Type of experience

  • Tank vessel
  • Marine transportation company
  • Bulk cargo vessel
  • Container vessel

Specialization or experience

  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Other benefits

  • Transportation provided by employer

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