Deckhand - Marine


Category: Trades
Location: Richmond, British Columbia
Title: Deckhand - Marine
Job ID: 13173
Job Status: Full Time Regular

Job Summary

You are a qualified Deckhand with a Marine Safety Bridge Watchman certificate, who excels in an environment with exponential career growth opportunities. Your BC coastal experience with tug and barge operations will be an asset to the overall success of the vessel operations team. You will be towing chip and gravel barges in the Fraser River and along the BC coast.

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


• Under the Supervision of Master, carries out general deck duties to support the tug and barge operations including tandem towing operations, general seamanship duties, look out, and helmsman
• Supports ship assist and barge towing operations, including handling deck lines, wires, and towing gear
• Provides general ship upkeep and maintenance, including cleaning and food preparation
• May perform other related duties as assigned


• Previous tug boat experience required
• Marine Safety Bridge Watch Rating Certificate
• Radio Operating Certificate
• Marine Emergency Duties – Basic Safety Training
• Basic Marine First Aid
• Valid Canadian passport
• Transport Canada Marine Medical Certificate
• Strong communication and proven teamwork skills
• Ability to meet pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements
• Food Safe Certificate preferred

Work Conditions

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

Ledcor Resources & Transportation combines our trucking, marine, and forestry operations to offer integrated supply chain services to British Columbia’s forestry and bioenergy industry. We produce and deliver biofuel, wood chips, and kraft pulp by land and by sea. We run one of the largest marine operations of its kind in southwest British Columbia, with a fleet of tugs and barges serving natural resources and industrial customers.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Richmond, BC
Richmond, British Columbia

Date Posted 4/3/2017 4:52:52 PM