Oiler

Oiler

Details
Position type:
Seafaring
Closing date:
February 29, 2024

Reformar is a Rimouski-based, non-profit organization lending support to marine science and technology projects since 1989. In doing so, they partner with government and privately owned organizations. Concretely, Reformar handles the full management of a fleet of science vessels and the complete planning of its scientific missions. The management is currently looking for an Oiler eager to join its team. So, if ship mechanics is your passion, you like learning and you have a manual side, come work with us!

As Oiler, you will play a key role in the smooth running of the R/V Coriolis II’s engine room.

Reporting to the Chief Engineer or the Engineer of the Watch, you…

  • Help with diverse, routine maintenance and repair of the engines, the machinery, the vessel’s auxiliary systems, and assist with emergency repairs;
  • Check the displays on the equipment, machines, and engines to ensure that the pressure and lubricant flow rate match the established norms;
  • Record data and report anomalies to the Engineer of the Watch;
  • Lubricated moving parts of engines, machinery and auxiliary equipment;
  • Clean the engine’s parts and ensure the engine room’s tidiness;
  • Sort the material in a safe fashion;
  • Keep the logbooks up to date and;
  • Contribute to any other related tasks, as requested and instructed by a superior officer.

Requirements, skills and professional qualities sought:

  • TRAINING/CERTIFICATES:
    • Valid Canadian certificate—Marine Emergency Duties (MEDs) STCW Basic Safety (obtained within the last 5 years);
    • Valid Canadian certificate—Ship Personnel With Designated Security Duties (an asset);
    • Valid Marine Medical Certificate from Transport Canada;
  • MARINE EXPERIENCE: Do you have experience as a seaman, and you dream of playing in the engine room, or do you have experience as an Oiler? We want to meet you!
  • FRENCH: Bilingualism is an asset since most of our crew and clients are francophones.
  • ATTITUDE: We are seeking a person who can share their positivity with others and lead the team forward.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: This will be a daily challenge, staving off routine and making every day’s work an adventure! So, yes, the ability to “turn on a dime” is essential.
  • TEAMWORK: The Coriolis II’s team being small, we greatly value efficient and respectful communication with colleagues, clients, and partners.

What we have to offer you…

  • A competitive salary, established according to the current salary policy.
  • Become a part of a small, friendly, dynamic team.
  • Very competitive benefits (7% collective RRSPs, insurance program, etc.)
  • Up to 14 paid holidays per year.
  • A yearly wage increase.
  • Yearly reimbursement of safety boots (max $175), and reimbursement of marine medical certification every two years (max $150).
  • A flexible schedule that can accommodate some of your obligations.
  • A job where teamwork is essential in achieving objectives and
  • A job where you won’t notice the days passing by!

Apply

How to apply :

  1. Fill in the form
  2. Attach your resume and cover letter
  3. Submit

If this short description makes you want to try your luck, send us your application by using the lefthand form by February 29, 2024.

We encourage you to forward copies of your valid maritime certificates to the address below.

You can always reach out if you need any further information!

Christine Lévesque

Operations supervisor

Reformar, 418 723-1986, extension 1791

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AB (Wheelsman)

Able Seaman (Wheelsman)

Details
Closing date:
February 29, 2024
Position type:
Seafaring

Reformar is a Rimouski-based, non-profit organization lending support to marine science and technology projects since 1989. In doing so, they partner with government and privately owned organizations. Concretely, Reformar handles the full management of a fleet of science vessels and the complete planning of its scientific missions. The management is currently looking for an Able Seaman (Wheelsman). So, if you are a dynamic person who’s curious about scientific research and loves operations on a ship’s deck, we have something that should make you happy!

As Able Seaman (Wheelsman), you will be in charge of monitoring the routes of our various scientific missions while being involved in the operations on the Coriolis II’s bridge. Fun and challenges are guaranteed!

Under the supervision of the Officer of the Watch or the Master, you…

  • Keep a watch shift in the wheelhouse;
  • Assist in the cleaning of the wheelhouse and other locations as required;
  • Assist in the mooring and casting off of the vessel;
  • Collaborate in deck operations;
  • Take part in the ship’s general maintenance, along with steel and paint works;
  • Help in maintaining wires, mooring ropes, etc.;
  • Help in supervising the gangway;
  • Assist in the accomplishment of company objectives by performing other related duties as required.

Requirements, skills and professional qualities sought:

  • TRAINING/CERTIFICATES:
    • Valid Canadian certificate—Marine Emergency Duties (MEDs) STCW Basic Safety and Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (obtained within the last 5 years);
    • Canadian certificate—Bridge Watch Rating;
    • Valid Canadian certificate—Ship Personnel With Designated Security Duties; and
    • Valid Marine Medical Certificate from Transport Canada;
  • MARINE EXPERIENCE: We are looking for an experienced able seaman who makes everyone’s safety their priority; a proactive, autonomous and polyvalent person!
  • FRENCH: Bilingualism is an asset since most of our crew and clients are francophones.
  • ATTITUDE: We are seeking a person who can share their positivity with others and lead the team forward.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING: This will be a daily challenge, staving off routine and making every day’s work an adventure! So, yes, it’s essential to be able to “take charge” with a smile!
  • TEAMWORK: The Coriolis II’s team being small, we greatly value efficient and respectful communication with colleagues, clients, and partners.

What we have to offer you…

  • A permanent job.
  • A competitive salary established according to the current salary policy.
  • Become a part of a small, friendly, dynamic team.
  • Very competitive benefits (7% collective RRSPs, insurance program, etc.)
  • Up to 14 paid holidays per year.
  • A yearly wage increase.
  • Yearly reimbursement of safety boots (max $175), and reimbursement of marine medical certification every two years (max $150).
  • A flexible schedule that can accommodate some of your obligations.
  • A job where teamwork is essential in achieving objectives and
  • A job where you won’t notice the days passing by!

Apply

How to apply :

  1. Fill in the form
  2. Attach your resume and cover letter
  3. Submit

If this short description makes you want to try your luck, send us your application using the form to the left before February 29, 2024.

Please send copy of your maritime certificates at the contact information below.

You can always reach out if you need any further information!

Christine Lévesque

Operations supervisor

Reformar, 418 723-1986, extension 1791

Don't hesitate to share this posting with your network!