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Second Engineer - Maritime

04 April 2018


Second Engineer - St John's NL
Description: Second Engineer
Upcoming Contract and Permanent vacancies in St. John's.
Candidates sought for a well-established Marine Company with a diverse fleet of Harbour, Coastal/Deep Sea Tugs, as well as, Offshore Supply Vessels with locations across the Canadian eastern seaboard.


  • The Second Engineer holds responsibility for the day to day running of the engine room and any maintenance of machinery onboard the vessel.
  • Works closely with the Chief Engineer, to ensure that the mechanical aspect of the vessel is completely under control.
  • Must work within a small team to ensure that all maintenance is completed efficiently and in depth.
  • Leads Engineering Department personnel to perform maintenance and repairs to all vessel machinery.
  • Oversees maintenance and repairs to engines, electric motors, pumps, winches and other mechanical and electrical equipment, life boat motors, and or directs other crew members with maintenance and repair duties.
  • Performs and participates in emergency drills as required.
  • Maintains records of engineering department activities.


  • 4th Class Motor Certificate of Competency
  • Marine Emergency Duties (and MED refresher training)
  • Transport Canada Marine Medical
  • H2S Alive
  • Marine First Aid and CPR
  • WHMIS (considered an asset)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate (TDG) (considered an asset)
  • Vessel Personnel with Security Responsibilities
  • Experience in the Offshore Industry

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website