Chief Engineer
Mckeil Marine Limited
Burlington, ON

About $59,000 - $85,000 a year

McKeil Marine is one of Canada’s leading marine service providers. Experienced and adaptive, we deliver turn-key solutions that support our customers success in a wide range of transportation and project challenges. Customer service, safety, quality and respect for the environment are at the heart of our operations. When you join McKeil Marine you can look forward to a very competitive total compensation program and a team of passionate colleagues in a fast paced, growing organization that supports all communities in which we operate.

Chief Engineers

McKeil Marine Limited is looking for Chief Engineers aboard our tugs and ships. We are looking for eager and self-starting individuals to manage all machinery and lead engine room personnel.

Why McKeil:
Our crew enjoy regular schedules with minimal disruptions - you can plan your time at home
Company paid and arranged travel to ports
Our crew matter - at McKeil it feels like family
We sail safe - your safety is our top priority
Certificate upgrade programs and incentives
Company paid training
Competitive wages and comprehensive group benefits program
Annual crew meetings foster team building
Generous referral bonus program

Key Responsibilities:
Reports to the Captain with accountability to the Vessel Manager/Technical Manager
Responsible for the safe, efficient and economical operation all vessel machinery and equipment
Reporting of any incident and/or damage affecting sea worthiness, speed or normal operations
Perform troubleshooting, problem solving as well as preventative and corrective maintenance to prevent down time while ensuring the efficient and continual functioning of the vessel
Monitor and order bunkers, lubricants and maintain spare parts and inventory
Ensure the machinery is in compliance and meets regulatory and class requirements
Review and sign off the Engine Room Logbook while ensuring that all required information is entered accurately and kept up-to-date
Delegate work assignments, supervision and training of Engine Room crew
Ensure all Engine Room personnel and new hires are familiar with Company policies and procedures and have access to the appropriate manuals and documents
Maintain and update the Plan Maintenance System in accordance to company policies
Understanding of pollution regulations and the company's objectives regarding environmental protection
Other duties assigned

First, Second, or Third-Class Motor Engineer Certificate issued by Transport Canada
Marine Emergency Duties (MED’s) STCW Basic Safety and Survival Craft Certifications
Transport Canada Marine Medical
Experienced with Safety Management Systems (ISO & ISM)
Experience with Microsoft Suite an asset
Experienced leader and motivator of direct reports
Strong sense of responsibility and pride in overall condition of machinery
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Self-starter, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Previous tug boat/ship experience required
Be a part of a winning and growing organization.

Licensed candidates must hold a valid Transport Canada Certificate of Competency, valid seafarer’s medical, and be STCW 95 certified. Candidates must also possess a valid passport as well as clearance to enter the US.

We thank all applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. McKeil Marine is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.