Canadian Coast Guard based in Marine Engineering Dartmouth (Nova Scotia) is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Project Technologist Opportunities (such as Junior Project Technologists and Intermediate Project Technologists). Canadian Coast Guard can be defined as a Special Operating Agency within Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). We work to embrace proactive culture for 24/7 service to Canadians and for Canadians. We are known to be responsible for duties such as response to on-water and maritime incidents using a variety of vessels, hovercraft, helicopters, and small craft; and providing vital information and assistance to vessels, including navigation support, distress and safety communications and coordination of maritime trade. We have also got an announcement by the government of Canada, an Oceans Protection Plan, a whole of government approach to improve marine safety, to work with Indigenous groups, provinces, territories, and other stakeholders to better co-manage Canada’s oceans. We are known to be dedicated to deliver on this significant initiative and other departmental commitments. We always look for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to join our team in making an impact on the lives of Canadians. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or permanent employment. The shifts the candidate has to work are yet to be determined. When the candidate applies to this selection process, he/she is not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. The positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
Employer Name: Canadian Coast Guard
Position: Project Technologist Opportunities
No of Vacancies: To be determined
Salary: $70,088 to $93,799 annually
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Marine Engineering Dartmouth (Nova Scotia)
Shifts: To be determined
Last Date of Application: 30th November, 2022
Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a graduation with a diploma, from a recognized post-secondary institution, with specialization in Naval Architecture, Marine Systems Design, or Mechanical Technology (i.e. Technology/Technologist).
Experience: Candidates need experience of working in various departments the details to the same are explained below
To be determined
- The candidates who are Junior Project Technologists and Intermediate Project Technologists need experience in reviewing and preparing documents such as specifications, Statements of Work, Technical Statements of Requirements, drawings and cost estimates for engineering projects or initiatives.
- The candidates need experience in applying/using Transport Canada, SOLAS and Class Regulations.
- The candidates who are Junior Project Technologists need at least one (1) year of experience providing technologists support services including analyzing issues, assessing impacts and developing options or solutions in a marine design, construction or refit environment.
- The candidates who are Junior Project Technologists need at least one (1) year of experience using AutoCAD 2010 (or later) to generate detailed Structural, Mechanical or Electrical 2D drawings.
- The candidates who are Intermediate Project Technologists need at least two (2) years of experience providing technologists support services including analyzing issues, assessing impacts and developing options or solutions in a marine design, construction or refit environment.
- The candidates who are Intermediate Project Technologists need at least three (3) years of experience using AutoCAD 2010 (or later) to generate detailed Structural, Mechanical or Electrical 2D drawings
- The candidates need knowledge of configuration management fundamentals and associated processes.
- The candidates who are Junior Project Technologists need core competencies to Showing Initiative and Being Action-Oriented, Demonstrating Integrity and Respect, Working Effectively with Others and Thinking Things Through
- The candidates who are Intermediate Project Technologists need key leadership competencies of supervisor level
- The candidate should be able to upload Integrity and Respect
- The candidate should be able to collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders Achieve Results
- The candidate should have the ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written communication will be assessed)
- The candidate should have the ability to use Word Processing (e.g. Microsoft Word) and Drawing Software Program such as TIFF, PDF or AutoCAD.
- The candidate should have the ability to gather and interpret information from technical drawings commonly used in the marine industry.
- The candidate having educational/occupational certifications such as completion of a training program in project management (i.e. certificate or diploma) OR project management professional (PMP) certified designation or degree equivalency is an asset
- The candidates need experience in providing technical expertise and advice for the assessment of vessel construction projects, vessel refits or vessel work periods.
- The candidates need experience in producing ship or vessel structural drawings
- The candidates need experience in producing drawings for electrical systems, including block diagrams and schematics.
- The candidates need experience in producing drawings for mechanical systems, including block diagrams and schematics.
- The candidates need experience in analyzing ship stability, including the relative positions of CoB, CoG, Metacentre in various conditions
- The candidates need experience with GHS software or equivalent for intact and damage analysis stability analyses
- The candidates need experience with hand calculations for simple structural analyses (bending moments, UDL’s, point loads etc.) to analyze local stress and be able to calculate shear area of ship sections
- The candidates need experience in leading or supervising staff including assignment of work and managing, monitoring, addressing and assessing performance
- The candidates need to wear and maintain CSA approved safety footwear and maintain job-related personal safety equipment.
- The candidates need to, occasionally, travel on short notice using various means of transportation such as ships, planes, and helicopters.
- The candidates need to, occasionally, work extended hours or overtime to meet operational requirements.
- The candidates need to conduct site visits to vessels, shipyards, and other industrial sites, involving walking over rough terrain and/or climbing stairs, ladders, scaffolding, or other structures, maintaining balance on a moving vessel, and bending in awkward positions and working in confined spaces.
- The candidates need to complete Health Canada Pre-Placement Medical/Periodic Medical.
- The candidates who are hired as the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
- The candidate should be responsible to develop technical statements of work for installation of new equipment or ship systems design
- The candidate should be able to propose new changes to existing ship structure and system in accordance with Canadian and international regulations to meet CCG operational requirements
- The candidate should be able to manage and update vessels drawings and technical documentation using various CAD software from information gathered from stakeholders and vessel visits to capture as fitted changes
- The candidate should be able to create refit test and inspection plans
- The candidate should be able to contribute to developing new business rules, technical standards and best practices across the CCG community and to provide technical solutions to complex projects during vessel refit and dry docking
- The employees get to work in a well known company
- The employees get an inclusive and a barrier free work environment
- The employees get to work in a place who is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.
- The employees get employment equity at the work environment
- The employees get competitive salary and other financial benefits
- The employees get to work in accordance to flexible work arrangements, volunteer days, and family-related leave
- The employees get learning and training opportunities to get support in their current and future career
The Canadian Coast Guard is known to be entrusted to deliver valuable programs and services to Canadians that save lives, protect the environment and support our Canadian economy. The company is known to offer an exciting sea-going and shore-based career opportunities in the delivery of critical maritime safety, security and response services. The company has also received a special recognition as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.
How to apply:
If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume and being prepared for the screening questions) through below mentioned details.
We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!