Marine Technicians operate and maintain highly technical propulsion, mechanical and power generation systems, enabling Royal Canadian Navy warships to float, move and fight.
The primary responsibilities of Marine Technicians are to operate all marine systems engineering equipment onboard ship, troubleshoot failures, advise command on limitations and repair as required to restore system function.
They execute and track maintenance schedules to keep the ship's engineering equipment in prime condition. They respond to emergencies as the onboard experts in firefighting and damage control, including helicopter crash rescue.
They are the ship's metal workers and carry out burning, welding and machining. Command relies on the Marine Technician's in-
depth knowledge of the following systems :
Hydraulic equipment and systems - Electronic machinery control systems - Fitted and portable damage control and firefighting equipment -
Refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation equipment - Fuel and other liquid management systems Marine Technicians spend much of their career on board ships based in either Halifax, Nova Scotia or Esquimalt, British Columbia.
They experience the unique adventures and challenges that come with work at sea, such as working in limited light conditions and small spaces.
There may be occasions when they work on open deck surfaces in a variety of weather conditions repairing or maintaining equipment.
While at sea, all members of the ship's company stand watch in shifts. When the ship is alongside, Marine Technicians usually work a regular day-
shift schedule. In addition to their primary duties, junior Marine Technicians may spend time working outside their occupation performing general duties such as cleaning, painting, working in the cafeteria or loading supplies.
Generally, the number of hours of work per week is 40 hours. However, military members can be called to work on atypical schedules according to the operational needs.
This job also exists on a part-time basis with the Reserve Force, usually evenings and weekends. For more details about the job :
bit.ly / FAC00379E You can apply for this position if you meet at least these conditions :
OR Have obtained a certificate of equivalence at the secondary level (AENS-TENS); OR Have acquired General Educational Development (GED) To have completed at least Math 426 (TS4 or SN4) Salary :
35 800$ to 98 300$ per year*
The salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1st, 2017.
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bit.ly / payratesE No civilian jobs are exactly equivalent to this military profession. These professions are mentioned here to give an example of the type of work required.
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They contribute to peace and international security, and work with the United States to defend North America. They are always ready to respond to threats, natural disasters or humanitarian crises in Canada or around the world.
Experience unique adventures, stimulating challenges, rewarding friendships, and the opportunity to see and shape the world while serving your country.
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Work-family balance - Free services to the family - Sports and fitness on work hours - Respect and appreciation of human diversity -
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