Marine Atlantic is currently looking for Journeyperson Industrial Electricians (Electrical Engineers) to work onboard our vessels that operate from the ports of Port aux Basques NL and North Sydney NS year-round; and Argentia NL during the summer season. The marine industry terminology for this position is Electrical Engineer. These positions are permanent, spare and relief positions that are scheduled across our fleet and each tour based on operational requirements. The term spare and relief means that there is no guarantee of the amount of working hours for the incumbent.
Reporting to the Chief Electrical Engineer, this position performs preventive maintenance as scheduled and carries out corrective maintenance duties as required. This position also performs preventative maintenance based on assigned job cards.
The Electrical Engineer’s main responsibility is for all electrical maintenance to be performed on a safe and timely basis pertaining to all departments. This position must have a good understanding of the vessel’s electrical machinery, systems and test equipment, and provide advice when performing difficult tasks. The vessel crew members must have a clear understanding of the Muster list, emergency duties, Vessel Emergency Plan and SOLAS training manual.