Chief Engineer
Secunda Canada
St. John's, NL

About $81,000 - $110,000 a year


Secunda Canada is a well-known offshore Marine Company and our primary area of operation is Eastern Canada. The expertise of our personnel stems from working over two decades in our harsh weather environment as the leader of support services in platform supply, anchor handling, rescue standby and towage.

We are currently accepting resumes for any future openings for experienced and qualified Chief Engineers for positions working in offshore Nova Scotia and Newfoundland working a 28 day on/off rotation.

Reporting to the Captain and the Vessel Superintendent, the Chief Engineer is responsible for monitoring all onboard equipment and systems together with implementing the vessel planned maintenance program. The Chief Engineer is responsible for organizing and supervising engine room operations, act as approving authority for all Permit to Work requests, and ensure that Secunda Canada’s HSEQ policies and programs are communicated to, understood and complied with by all engine room employees.

Secunda offers:
A competitive salary
A company paid group RRSP plan
A comprehensive health, dental and extended health plan (including short and long term disability, employee life and optional dependent life insurance)
A Mortgage Subsidy Program
Advanced training and professional development/incentive programs.

Qualifications, Experience and Personal Attributes:
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications, experience and personal attributes.

1st Class Motor Certificate of Competency
Valid Marine Basic First Aid
Valid Unrestricted Transport Canada Marine Medical
Ship Personnel with Designated Security Duties certificate
Proven track record in relevant offshore experience within the marine sector; recent offshore standby experience on a PSV or AHTS vessel is strongly preferred
Valid Canadian passport; Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status
Ability to read, write, understand and speak English
Experience with NS5 is an asset
Self-starter, analytical and problem solving capabilities, demonstrated effectiveness in working with charterers, safety leadership and employee/team development

Secunda Canada is committed to the principle of fair representation of the designated target groups, as defined by the federal Employment Equity Act (women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities). We encourage qualified applicants from these groups to apply for this position.

How to Apply:
Visit our website at to complete the online application. We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.