Master

Details
Posting Closure:
Bank of applications
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 researchers, research and training institutions, along with government and private-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 a Master for the Research Vessel Coriolis II.

As Master, you are the senior manager onboard and fully responsible for the safe, efficient and on-time operation of the R/V Coriolis II. Reporting to the Master are the Chief Officer, Chief engineer and Chief Cook.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Master…

  • Acts as senior manager of the vessel;
  • Ensures safe, efficient and on time operation of the vessel;
  • Compliance with Regulatory requirements under SMS
  • Application of company regulations and policies
  • Supervises the maintenance of the vessel’s equipment with the preventive maintenance system (SINEX);
  • Assists the clients and ensures their science requirements are operationally and safely met;
  • Maintain and control budgets and expenses
  • Incident control and emergency response
  • Risk assessment, incident investigation, and root cause determination
  • Assist in the accomplishment of company objectives by performing other related duties as required.
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Prerequisite training, abilities and professional qualities:

  • TRAINING/CERTIFICATES:
    • Valid Transport Canada Certificate of Master 3000 gross tonnage, near coastal class 1 (minimum);
    • Valid Transport Canada Marine Emergency Duties (MEDs) certificates (obtained in the last 5 years);
    • Valid Transport Canada Ship Security Officer certificate;
    • Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical Certificate;
  • MARITIME EXPERIENCE: We are looking for an experienced Master who makes everyone’s safety their priority: someone proactive, autonomous, and polyvalent!
  • FRENCH: Bilingualism is an asset, since most of our crew and our clients are francophones.
  • LEADERSHIP: We’re seeking a person who can share their positivity with others and leads the team forward: a leader who’s close to their crew.
  • 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.”

Why work for Reformar?

  • A permanent job;
  • A very competitive salary of $800/workday;
  • A key position in the management of R/V Coriolis II’s operations;
  • Become part of a dynamic, friendly team;
  • Very competitive benefits (7% collective RRSP, insurance program, etc.);
  • Up to fourteen paid holidays per year;
  • Flexible schedule accommodating for certain obligations (family/work balance);
  • A job where teamwork is a vital component of success;
  • A job where you won’t notice days passing by!

Application form

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 to the address below!

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

Christine Lévesque

Operations supervisor

Reformar, 418 723-1986, extension 1023

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Marine Electronics Technician (2nd posting)

Details
Posting Closure:
January 31st, 2022
Position type :
Office

Reformar is a Rimouski-based, non-profit organisation lending support to marine science and technology projects since 1989. In doing so, they partner with researchers, research and training institutions, along with government and private-owned organisations. 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 a marine electronics technician based in Rimouski.

In short, the marine electronics technician answers to the Executive director, operating and maintaining all the scientific equipment managed by Reformar, on land and on board of its ships (Coriolis II, Lampsilis and Louis-Edmond-Hamelin). The incumbent will be working along the crew and researchers to contribute to the expedition success of the organisation.

Under the supervision of the Executive director, you will…

  • Collaborate with various teams to ensure the set-up, repair, calibration, operation, maintenance, and storage of vessels’ scientific systems before, during and after every scientific expedition.
  • Interface networks and electronic components on scientific vessels and contribute to the solving of encountered problems.
  • Keep the fleet’s inventory of scientific equipment up to date (follow-up with newly installed equipment, track their maintenance and repair status, especially the systems with electronic components).
  • Take part in the mobilisation and demobilisation of oceanographic equipment needed for various expeditions.
  • Join the fleet’s expeditions on board its ships when needed.
  • Take part in the writing of the expedition’s operational report detailing data sampling procedures, equipment problems, and the techniques used in their resolution.
  • Assist the researchers in meeting their scientific objectives during expeditions.
  • Assist other members of Reformar’s technical crew at sea and ashore according to needs.
  • Make sure that current health and safety directives are respected, and that workplaces are tidy and safe.
  • Keep up to date with relevant safety training in their activity sector.
  • Use sector-relevant software and takes part in the development of new applications.
  • Monitor technological developments in their activity sector.
  • Handle any adjacent tasks considered pertinent in a marine electronics technician’s work.

Prerequisite training, abilities and professional qualities:

  • Diploma of college studies in a domain connected to the functions (electronics, industrial electronics, computer sciences, electrical engineering, etc.) or any combination of training and/or experience deemed pertinent.
  • Proficiency with electronics and skilled in using diagnostic tools.
  • Proficiency with computers, networks, and the optimisation of associated systems.
  • Programming and mechanic proficiency would be a plus.
  • Experience with the maintenance, setting up and/or operation of oceanographic equipment would be a plus.
  • Be available to work at sea on the various ships of the fleet.
  • Excellent capacity for both autonomous and teamwork.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.

Why work for Reformar?

  • Permanent, 37.5 hours/week job.
  • Competitive salary based upon current policy (hourly wage from $29.50 to $38.50 depending on experience and qualifications).
  • Become part of a dynamic, friendly team.
  • Very competitive benefits (7% collective RRSP, insurance program, UQAR gym membership, etc.)
  • Flexible schedule accommodating for certain obligations (family/work balance)
  • A job where teamwork is a vital component of success.

Apply

How to apply :

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

People interested in the current posting should send their resume with a cover letter to the following address before January 31st, 2022:

Erik Lapointe

Executive director

Reformar, 418 723-1986, extension 1791

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