Nov 28, 2019

Marine Mechanic/Rigger (Full Time)

$29.60 - $32.85 hourly
  • Canadian Fishing Company
  • 301 East Waterfront Road, Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Full time Marine Mechanic

Job Description

Hours of Work: Day Shift – 7:00am – 3:30pm

Company Overview
Canadian Fishing Company (Canfisco) is a fully integrated seafood processing company with headquarters in Vancouver, BC. Canfisco operates the largest fleet of commercial fishing vessels in British Columbia, harvests over 110 million pounds of fish annually and exports its seafood products to 38 countries around the world.

Position Summary
We are looking for a Marine Mechanic/Rigger to join the team. Reporting to the Manager, Vessel Safety & Maintenance the primary duties will be attending to vessel rigging and associated duties, and to fill in as required doing vessel repairs and maintenance. The successful candidate will be familiar with fishing vessel operations, have shoreside repair, or commercial vessels maintenance experience.

This is a full-time position. Hours of work are 7:00am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday. Our facility is located on the waterfront in downtown Vancouver with free employee parking and easy access to public transit.

Job Requirements:
• Must be familiar with and able to operate normal machinery and deck equipment on commercial vessels.
• Must have a solid background in marine operations regarding vessels, preference given to fishing experience.
• Must have own hand tools and personal safety gear.
• Be able to climb masts and rigging to inspect, repair and install rigging components.
• Be able to operate machinery on board and ashore including winches, power tools, forklifts and shop equipment.
• Be able to perform associated duties such as welding, rigging, engine service, electrical repair, pumps and piping which are part of everyday work.
• Have a positive, willing-to-get-it-done attitude.
• A certificate of competency FM IV, FM III, or Certificate of Service as Master is an asset.

If you possess the above noted qualifications, we would like to hear from you. To apply, email, or fax your resume to 604-681-5916.

We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

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