Northern Crewing Agency Chief Engineer Full Time in St. John’s, NL

Northern Crewing Agency

Branch St. John’s NL CA

Chief Engineer
St. John’s, NL

Candidates must have the following valid certificates:. Valid Transport Canada Approved Seafarers Medical. List of certificates including expiry dates….

Northern Crewing Agency Inc. (NCA) is a ship crewing company in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. We recruit, research and supply personnel to the marine industry. Our policy is to be recognized as one of the leading regional suppliers of the highest quality crew support services.

NCA provides knowledgeable and trained crew members who are experienced in the management and operation of arctic research, survey, fishing and offshore support vessels, and who are dedicated to their safe operation. NCA maintains a detailed database of qualified crew.

NCA is very interested in receiving applications from potential crew members for the position of CHIEF ENGINEER .

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible to the Master for the administration, supervision and economical operation of the engine department.
  • Responsible for the efficient operation, maintenance and repair of all machinery and electrical equipment, including cargo handling machinery, valves, piping, deck machinery, refrigeration machinery, galley and other equipment as fitted, as well as the ship’s structure with respect to hull and bulkhead, corrosion and leaks.
  • Perform troubleshooting, problem solving as well as preventative and corrective maintenance to prevent down time and to ensure the efficient and continual functioning of the vessel.
  • Shall keep himself fully informed at all time, of the activities of his department and he shall personally supervise any work he considers to be of hazardous nature and shall see that all safety regulations are in effect.
  • Shall keep himself fully informed of and comply with government rules and regulations, classification society rules, air and sea pollution regulations, and IMO recommendations.
  • Shall make inspections of all machinery spaces, stores, machinery shop.
  • Shall inform the Master and Technical Superintendent of any machinery damage involving seaworthiness of the ship.
  • Shall keep himself up to date at all times of the bunkers, lubricating oils and water quantities.
  • Chief Engineer shall keep the ship’s maintenance program up-to-date and ensure all maintenance is carried out and properly recorded.
  • Will be prepared to assist Class Surveyors at all times.
  • All other duties as per Job Description.

Qualifications and Skills

Candidates must have the following valid certificates:

  • 1ST Class Engineer, Motor Ship ticket
  • MED STCW Basic Safety (refresher)
  • MED STCW Survival Craft other than Fast Rescue Craft
  • MED STCW Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Propulsion Plant Simulator
  • Marine Advanced First Aid
  • Ship Personnel with Designated Security Duties
  • Valid Transport Canada Approved Seafarers Medical
  • Canadian Passport

Please provide date of availability.

It is very important to keep your resume up-to-date by including:

  • Full contact information
  • Details of work experience including Offshore experience in the Marine sector
  • List of certificates including expiry dates

We encourage applications from Aboriginal people, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities who are capable, experienced and qualified for these positions. Qualified residents of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration. Northern Crewing Agency Inc. would like to thank all applicants but only those suitable for the above positions will be contacted.

Please submit resume and certificates. You can create a profile and upload your resume and certificates to our database by visiting http://northerncrewing.com/jobs.html

Job Type: Full-time


  • Chief Engineer: 2 years (Required)

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: St. John's, NL, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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