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HR Project Partners is currently accepting resumes for a Ship Maintenance Coordinator on behalf of one of our clients.

This position is in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Local candidates preferred. Chosen candidate must be able to pass Reliability Clearance with the Department of National Defense.

Reporting to the Ship Maintenance Supervisor, the SMC is responsible to perform in-service support of all day-to-day sub-contracted work onboard HMC Vessels to ensure the assigned level of operational readiness of each vessel. This includes deployments for docking work periods (DWPs), short notice deployments to foreign locations, and management and oversight of short work periods (SWPs). The SMC is responsible to complete all administrative tasks necessary to ensure MIS is current daily. The SMC is also responsible to ensure all SLDPI policies for quality, environment, health, and safety are adhered to by SLDPI personnel and service providers.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs oversight of all day-to-day In-Service Support work onboard assigned vessels, payloads, and service providers.
  • Responsible for quality of work, safe work practices, and regulatory compliance for OHS, environmental, and TDG activities.
  • Responsible to adhere to and follow corporate policies.
  • Responsible to assess risk to all ISS activities for assigned vessels and other tasks as directed.
  • Complete all necessary administrative activities required to properly initiate, monitor, track, and close assigned work. This includes completion of WEAFs, risk registers, RFPs, RFQs, compliance audits, and various reports.
  • Adhere to required standards to minimize company risk.
  • Communicate with QEHS specialists to ensure safe work practices.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the last five (5) in the management of maintenance of vessels to commercial or military standard post achieving qualification. Each SMC shall have at least one (1) of the qualifications listed below:
    • A former member of the RCN who served as RQ-PO1, QL6B, QL7 qualification of the technical trades including marine systems; marine electrician, hull technician; and CSE trades; or
    • A former member of the Canadian Forces with one (1) of the following qualifications: MS ENG HOD qualification or equivalent NCS ENG HOD qualification or equivalent
    • A civilian with a valid Transport Canada 2ⁿᵈ Class Engineer certificate
  • Training in engineering roles is an asset.
  • Training in project management is an asset.
  • Training in senior leadership roles is an asset.
  • Training in management is an asset.

Knowledge, Skills, & Attributes:

  • Training and experience in safe work practices including first aid, working at heights, confined space, personal protective equipment, LOTO, arc flash, WHMIS, etc.
  • Supervisory, management, and leadership training.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word / Excel / Outlook / Access / PowerPoint).
  • Experience working with environmental policies and applications.
  • Strong understanding of DND procedures and maintenance requirements.
  • Working knowledge of marine industry regulations and Classification Society regulations (both commercial and military).
  • Experience in managing projects (multiple activities).
  • Experience working in ISO 9001, 14001, and 18001 systems.

How to Apply:

When submitting your application to HR Project Partners for this opportunity, please submit a PDF version and include the job number.

 About Us:

HR Project Partners Inc. (HRPP) is a Human Resources consulting company offering various services in Human Resources, both to individuals and to companies. One of those services is recruitment for companies on a provincial and national basis.

HR Project Partners is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply directly to this job posting. For questions regarding the position, please feel free to email While HR Project Partners appreciates all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Job Overview

Posted date :
September 21, 2022
Job nature :
Full Time

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