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Location: Richmond, BC, Canada
Job ID: R2506
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

You are a qualified Deckhand 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 supervision of the 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 or similar marine experience preferred
  • Marine new grads and Mate Ticket holders are invited to apply
  • Marine Emergency Duties – Basic Safety Training required
  • Survival craft and rescue boat required
  • Marine Basic First Aid required
  • Transport Canada Marine Medical Certificate required
  • In possession of or pursuit of Marine Safety Bridge Watch Rating Certificate
  • In possession of or pursuit of Food Safe Certificate
  • Valid Canadian passport (or ability to achieve)
  • Strong communication and proven teamwork skills
  • Motivated to take initiative and consistently contribute
  • Flexible with work and schedule
  • Ability to meet pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements

Work Conditions

  • Scheduled shift rotation working
  • Working outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Career development opportunities
  • Benefits provided by CLAC

Additional Information:

Company Description

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.

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!

Date Posted
Mar 11, 2020

11171 River Road, Richmond, BC, Canada