Position: Marine Engineer (contracts)
Organization: MapleLeaf Adventures
Location: Victoria BC
- Refit, commissioning and into service of ecotourism vessel
- Engineer on board vessel during operations
This intermediate-level position, at a growing small business, is the ideal choice for an engineer that likes to take on new, hands-on projects, and work with a tight-knit team. Additionally, there is an opportunity to become part of the vessel’s crew, and explore the BC coast while working as an engineer aboard.
If you’re ready for responsibility as a key member in an exciting organization, we’d like to talk.
There are two parts to this contract:
Ideally, the same candidate will fill both of the first two contracts above, but we will consider a candidate interested in just the refit, commissioning and into service work.
The Engineer is a key member of the Maple Leaf Adventures team, responsible for the hands-on installation, maintenance and operation of all engineering equipment onboard a 500-ton steel catamaran ecotourism ship. This engineer will work closely with the ship’s existing crew, especially the other engineer and captain, on the vessel refit, commissioning and into service.
The refit. commissioning, and into service work may include the operation and maintenance of the main propulsion systems and all hotel services on the ships such as heating and air conditioning, refrigeration, water makers, waste treatment and disposal, electrical and plumbing systems, life boats and davit systems, and upkeep of all electronic equipment. The on-board work includes responsibility for the operation and maintenance of all of these systems.
The refit, commissioning and into service role is based in Victoria, BC. The on-board role will include several months onboard the 500-tonne vessel on the coast of BC during the operating season, on a month on/month off basis.
Areas of Responsibility
Refit, Commissioning and Into Service Work
Ship In Service Maintenance
Maple Leaf Adventures is a small, privately owned company that has deliberately chosen to have a quadruple bottom line: where environmental, social and financial values are joined by the fun factor as critical metrics of our company’s success.
We are inspired by exploration, creating great experiences, and the rich British Columbia and Alaska coast. Our multi-day expedition cruises in remote BC and Alaska are internationally rated as some of the top adventure travel experiences in the world. This comes from a spectacular environment, a natural love of hosting guests, a disciplined approach to operations, respect for people of all kinds along the coast, and the vision to create something world-class.
At Maple Leaf, you will be a key part of a small, dynamic team that is dedicated to providing exceptional experiences aligned with the values of ecotourism. You’ll be proud to work hard, with lots of attention to detail, and participate in the rewards of a high-calibre adventure travel company on our spectacular coast. We own and operate three small expedition ships. You will be engineer on the largest, a ten-year-old steel catamaran, custom-built for high-quality ecotourism. You will also be prepared to lend a hand if necessary, to the maintenance team on the other two ships.
Skills and Qualifications Required – The right attitude is everything!
Below are the qualifications that the perfect candidate would have; the world is not perfect, so if you believe you are ready for the challenge and responsibility, and you have the attitude of a great team player, we encourage you to apply and explain how you’ll get the job done.
For the Later, On-board Contract
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Compensation and Location
How to Apply
Please send resume with cover letter to:
Jobs [at] MapleLeafAdventures.com
Due to the volume of applications we receive, please do not phone or drop in.
Thank you for your interest in this position with Maple Leaf Adventures; we regret that we are only able to make direct contact with short listed candidates.
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GoodWork ID: 46421 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 10 2018