Second Engineer - Groupe Desgagnés

Date Posted: May 06, 2022

Job Detail

Job requirements


English or French


Other trades certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates licences memberships courses etc.)

2nd Class Marine Engineer Certificate


3 years to less than 5 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; Coast guard vessel; Bulk cargo vessel
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Work Site Environment
In/on water
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel; Willing to travel regularly; Willing to travel for extended periods; Public transportation is not available
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; Sitting; Combination of sitting standing walking; Standing for extended periods; Large workload; Tight deadlines; Overtime required
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people; 3-4 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
Financial benefits
As per collective agreement
Long term benefits
Other benefits
Other benefits
On-site amenities; On-site housing options; Transportation provided by employer; Learning/training paid by employer; Wellness program
Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; 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?; Do you have education in this field of employment?