Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:58

Tug Master

Job Summary

You are an experienced Tug Master looking to leverage your proven skills and knowledge of Fraser River and coastal BC waters in a challenging and rewarding marine environment. With opportunities for leadership and career development, you will join our dedicated vessel operations team in Richmond, BC.

With new opportunities on the horizon, it’s an exciting time to join our Ledcor Marine team!


• Ensures the vessel crew meets Ledcor Safety Standards
• Operational control and knowledge of tugboat in all aspects of towing barges and ship assists
• Manages the day-to-day operation of vessel and crew
• Communicates with shore-based team to promote efficiency and safety in the entire operation
• May perform other duties as assigned


• 3 to 5 years' sea service on the Fraser River and the BC Coast
• Must have a minimum 150 T. Domestic Certificate
• Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical Certificate
• Basic Marine First Aid or Marine Advanced First Aid
• Valid Canadian passport
• Knowledge of tides, waters, coastlines, marine hazards and the weather, and knowledge of how these factors vary depending on the port or harbour
• Knowledge of all Port Authority regulations and international shipping regulations
• Must have experience on the Fraser River, particularly North Arm and Main Arm; familiarity with Fraser River bridges from Marpole to Mission
• Must have Coastal experience from Seattle to Campbell River
• Must be familiar with coupling tandem towing in tight quarters
• Strong communication, supervisory, interpersonal and leadership skills
• Excellent tug/barge safety record and handling skills
• Ability to meet Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol testing requirements

Work Conditions

• Scheduled shift rotation
• Working outdoors in various weather conditions
• Benefits provided by CLAC

To apply, log onto http://jobs.ledcor.com/jobs/1599381-Tug-Master-Marine.aspx

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