Marine Mechanic/Millwright- Full-time, Permanent, Apprenticeship

Meteghan River, NS

A.F. Theriault & Sons Ltd.

Posting last updated:

February 3, 2022


Duties & Responsibilities

-Perform removal and installation of propulsion systems including rudders, propellers, shafts, and bearing assemblies
-Alignment of all systems
-Removal and installation of steering systems
-Install fire suppression systems (typically CO2)
-Conduct required maintenance as required on all mechanical systems
-Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to determine work processes
-Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions
-Other duties as instructed by their supervisor.

Skills & Qualifications

-Previous shipyard/marine experience is an preferred, but will consider all mechanics
-Red Seal Millwright preferred, but willing to hire Apprentices with the right skill set;
-Applicants must be safety conscious;
-Able to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairways, and up and down antenna masts, marine slips, and gangways (onboard ships);
-Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed to complete projects or meet deadlines;
-Possess the ability to work well both with a team or unsupervised; and
-Applicant must provide Steel Toe boots, all other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position is provided.

Working Conditions

Will be exposed to environmental elements as work is conducted inside and outside throughout the year


-Package discussed in next steps
-Company pension
-Disability insurance
-Extended health care
-Life insurance
-On-site parking
-Store discount
-Vision care
-Overtime pay

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