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

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

AB (Wheelsman)

Able Seaman (Wheelsman)

Details
Posting type:
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 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 to maintain a bank of applications for possible replacements as 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 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.

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!

Food service and cleaning attendant (Steward/2nd Cook)

Food service and cleaning attendant (Steward/2nd Cook)

Details
Posting type:
Bank of applications
Position type:
Seafaring

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. We are currently looking to build a bank of applications for candidates wishing to work as Food service and cleaning attendant (Steward/2nd Cook) aboard the R/V Coriolis II. If you’re attracted to the field of scientific research, love cooking, and have a knack for tidiness, we have something that should make you happy!

Briefly, as Food service and cleaning attendant, you will take part in creating varied menus; keep the kitchen, shared areas, and the cabins clean and tidy; and will offer our guests an unmatched experience. With the help of the Chief Cook, you will be in part responsible for the happiness of the crewmembers and of the clients by offering them great quality meals in a safe and clean environment. Challenges and fun guaranteed!

Under the supervision of the Chief Cook, you…

  • Rigorously clean the kitchen, dining room, and clients’ cabins;
  • Show creativity in the kitchen while also being able to prepare classic breakfast recipes;
  • Prepare snacks and desserts so clients and crewmembers stay in shape all day long;
  • Make sure to serve well-presented, quality food;
  • Help prepare lunches and dinners;
  • Act according to the hygiene and the work health and safety regulations, and ensure that they are enforced;
  • All other related tasks required for the benefit of the organisation.

Requirements, skills and professional qualities sought:

  • TRAINING/CERTIFICATES:
    • Cooking formation and/or relevant experience;
    • Hygiene certificate from MAPAQ (an asset);
    • Valid Transport Canada Marine Emergency Duties (MED) certificates (obtained within the last 5 years) (an asset);
    • Valid Transport Canada Ship Personnel with Designated Security Duties certificate;
    • Valid Transport Canada Medical certificate;
  • MARITIME EXPERIENCE: You might not have maritime experience, but you are experienced in hospitality and housekeeping? You are looking for new ventures on a ship? We want to know you!
  • FRENCH: Bilingualism is an asset since most of our crew and our clients are francophones.
  • ATTITUDE: We are looking for someone who has positive energy and leads their colleagues in this movement; someone self-driven and reliable.
  • ENDURANCE: As in all kitchens, you must be able to work standing for many hours.
  • TEAMWORK: Since the team aboard the Coriolis II is small, respectful and efficient communication with colleagues, clients, and business partners is something we take to heart.

What we have to offer you…

  • A competitive salary of $253.51 per workday, following the current salary policy and increased yearly;
  • A place in a small team with a friendly atmosphere;
  • Highly competitive benefits (7% group RRSP, group insurance programs, etc.);
  • 14 public holidays per year;
  • Annual reimbursement of your safety boots (max $175 CAD) and your Marine Medical Certificate every 2 years (max $150 CAD);
  • Flexibility in the schedule that can accommodate some of your obligations;
  • A job where teamwork is key to achieving goals;
  • A job where working days pass quickly!

Apply now!

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!

You can also contact us for more information!

Christine Lévesque

Operations supervisor

Reformar, 418 723-1986, extension 1023

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

Watchkeeping Engineer (4th Class)

Watchkeeping Engineer (4th Class)

Details
Application deadline:
May 13, 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 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 Watchkeeping Engineer (4th Class). If you feel a pull toward the domain of scientific research, have a passion for marine engineering, and love working in a team, we have the job for you!

As Watchkeeping Engineer (4th Class), you will be in charge of the Coriolis II’s engine room’s safe and efficient operation. You will do so with the support of the Chief Engineer. Fun and challenges are guaranteed!

Reporting to the Chief Engineer, you will…

  • Supervise and lend technical assistance to the personnel under your responsibility (oiler, or engine room cadet).
  • Conduct repairs, maintenance and cleaning of the engine room and its equipment, in accordance with company procedures and the Chief Engineer’s instructions.
  • Ensure that environmental, health and safety policies are followed.
  • Maintain the vessel’s equipment and track progress within the preventive maintenance system (SINEX).
  • Ensure the safe, efficient and on-time operation of the propulsion and auxiliary systems of the engine room.
  • Become familiar with all engine room procedures, along with the working prerequisites of all mechanical and electrical machines, such as valves and pumps.
  • Assist in the accomplishment of company objectives by performing other related duties as required.

Requirements, skills and professional qualities sought:

  • TRAINING/CERTIFICATES:
    • Valid Transport Canada Marine Emergency Duties (MEDs) certificates (obtained in the last 5 years).
    • Valid Transport Canada Ship personnel with designated security duties certificate.
    • Valid Transport Canada STCW certificate as a 4th-class engineer.
    • Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical Certificate.
  • MARITIME EXPERIENCE: We are looking for an experienced marine engineer who makes everyone’s safety their priority: someone autonomous and versatile!
  • FRENCH: Bilingualism is an asset since most of our crew and clients are francophones.
  • LEADERSHIP: 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”.
  • 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.
  • A key position in the management of the R/V Coriolis II’s operations.
  • Become part of a small, friendly, dynamic team.
  • Very competitive benefits (7% collective RRSP, insurance program, etc.)
  • Up to fourteen paid holidays per year.
  • Yearly reimbursement of safety boots (max $175), and reimbursement of marine medical certification every two years (max $150).
  • A 1 month ON/OFF schedule, along with flexibility within it to accommodate certain personal or family obligations.
  • 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..

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 1023

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

Ordinary Seaman (OS)

Ordinary Seaman (OS)

Details
Posting type:
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 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 to maintain a bank of applications for possible replacements as Ordinary Seaman. So, if you are a dynamic person who’s curious about the field of scientific research, and who loves operations on the deck of a ship, we have something that should make you happy!

As Ordinary Seaman, you will be in charge efficiently conducting operations on the deck of the Coriolis II while making everyone’s safety your priority. With the support of the bosun and the officers, you will be the conduit between the clients and the officers. Fun and challenges are guaranteed!

Under the supervision of the bosun or watch officer, you…

  • 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.;
  • Have a positive attitude and;
  • 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 (obtained within the last 5 years);
    • 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 ordinary 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 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.

You may 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!