Careers at Picton Terminals

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Picton Terminals - Chief Engineer 3rd Class Engineer - Motor Ship

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)
  • 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 tugboat experience required


  • $625-700 per day including all payroll burdens (with appropriate tug exp experience)

Work Schedule:

  • May to Dec 2021 to Ashbridges Bay
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