Second Engineer - Groupe Desgagnés

Date Posted: May 06, 2022

Job Detail

Job requirements


English or French

On the road job

Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.


Other trades certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates licences memberships courses etc.)

2nd Class Marine Engineer Certificate


2 years to less than 3 years

Specific Skills
Operate main engines machinery and auxiliary equipment on ships; Stand engine room watch monitoring and noting performance of engines machinery and all auxiliary equipment; Inspect and conduct maintenance and emergency repairs to engines machinery and all auxiliary equipment; Maintain records and prepare reports on engine performance and failures
Additional Skills
Supervise and co-ordinate activities of engine room crew
Type of Experience
Tank vessel; Passenger ship; Military vessel; Marine transportation company; Ice-breaker; Ferry; Container vessel; Bulk cargo vessel
Security and Safety
Criminal record check; Basic security clearance
Work Site Environment
Confined spaces; Dangerous; Outdoors; In/on water; Noisy
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel regularly; Willing to travel for extended periods; Travel expenses paid by employer
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Ability to distinguish between colours; Sound discrimination; Combination of sitting standing walking; Standing for extended periods; Large workload
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people
Work Location Information
Staff accommodation available; Staff accommodation provided
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Dependability; Judgement; Reliability
Workplace information
On the road job
Health benefits
Health care plan
Financial benefits
As per collective agreement; Mileage paid
Long term benefits
Other benefits; Maternity and parental benefits
Other benefits
On-site amenities; Transportation provided by employer; Learning/training paid by employer; Wellness program
Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Are you willing to relocate for this position?; What is the highest level of study you have completed?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Are you available for shift or on-call work?; Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?; Are you available for the advertised start date?