Chief Engineer
Ocean Choice International
St. John's, NL
Ocean Choice International (Ocean Choice) is one of Atlantic Canada's most diversified seafood companies, producing and marketing a full range of shellfish, groundfish and pelagic species. We market our seafood all over the world, but it wouldn't happen without our people working right here at home. At Ocean Choice "Fishing Means the World to Us".

Ocean Choice is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief Engineer for our new vessel Calvert. Working closely with the engine room and operations team, the successful candidate must operate, maintain and improve the ships systems and assets. Proficiency and experience is vital to the safety and reliability of the vessel.

Applicants with the following qualifications will be considered:

Minimum valid Class 2 Motor Ticket.
Valid Marine Emergency Duties and a Transport Canada Seafarer's Marine Medical Certificate.
Factory freezer/trawler experience is an asset.
Knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems and Rolls Royce winch Systems. Knowledge of trawl winch systems, specific knowledge of ibercisa and regenerative power is also an asset.
Experience with preventative maintenance software, in particular MxSuite.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel as well as other computer and data entry software.
Confidence in organizing, leading and monitoring engine room staff and contractors to build effective and efficient turn around schedules.
Valid Code of Conduct.

Duties include:
Capable of identifying failures, developing worklists, and carrying out preventative maintenance schedules.
Execute all scheduled and corrective maintenance on the ship's assets.
Keep records as required by ship standards including, logs, safety documents and other records as required or assigned.
Safely and efficiently operate machinery systems and apply safety policies.
Comprehends, operates and trouble-shoots the ship's electrical assets.
Performs metal fabrication and machine work when required including, the use of lathe, welding equipment and other similar equipment.
Responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels and ordering critical spares.
Promotes a safe, courteous atmosphere and strives to make improvements in a professional manner.
Work trip on/trip off rotation, as well as working in port with members of the opposite rotation.
Ocean Choice is a 100% family-owned and operated Newfoundland and Labrador company with over 1700 employees throughout our Province. We operate 5 plants in rural Newfoundland and we annually acquire fish and related products from over 1900 independent fishermen and women. We are a vertically integrated seafood harvesting, processing, and marketing organization with sales offices around the world.

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Interested individuals should apply, in writing to:,

Fax 709-368-2260 or by mail to:
Ocean Choice International
1315 Topsail Road
P.O. Box 8190
St. John's, NL
A1B 3N4