Tug Master

Location: Richmond, BC, Canada
Job ID: R10058
Job Status: Full-Time

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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. Our main operations centre is based in Richmond, BC.

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

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensures the vessel crew meets Ledcor Health, Safety and Environmental Standards and follow safe operating procedures
  • Operational control and knowledge of tugboat in all aspects of towing barges and ship assists
  • Interacts closely with crew and management and manages the day-to-day operation of vessel and crew
  • Communicates with shore-based team to promote efficiency and safety in the entire operation

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years' sea service towing barges and/or towing logs on the Fraser River and the BC Coast
  • Must have a minimum 60 GT Domestic Certificate of Competency and preferably a 150  GT Domestic Certificate of Competency. The Company may require Certificates of Competency to be upgraded from 60 GT to 150 GT to meet operational needs. The Company will support the cost of training for those who are required to upgrade their 60 GT Certificate of Competency to a 150 GT Certificate.
  • Valid Transport Canada Marine Medical Certificate
  • Marine Basic First Aid or Marine Advanced First Aid
  • Marine Emergency Duties for Officers (MED C) or Marine Emergency Duties for Senior Officers (MED D).
  • Valid Canadian passport
  • Knowledge of tides, waters, coastlines, marine hazards and the weather, and knowledge of how these factors impact on each voyage.
  • Knowledge of relevant  Port Authority operations procedures and regulations and demonstrated competence in Collision Regulations (Canada Shipping Act 2001) and familiarity with international shipping regulations
  • Must have experience navigating and operating twin screw vessels on the Fraser River, particularly North Arm and South (Main) Arm; familiarity with Fraser River bridges and bridge transit restrictions from Marpole to Mission
  • Knowledge, familiarity and demonstrated skill in maintaining vessel machinery and navigation electronics
  • Must have Coastal experience at a minimum from Victoria  to Campbell River
  • Must be familiar with towing tandem barges in tight quarters under couplers  and tandem towing on deep sea gear
  • Strong communication, supervisory, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent tug/barge safety record and demonstrated boat handling skills
  • Ability to meet Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol testing requirements

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.

Learn more about our Marine Group at http://www.ledcor.com/what-we-do/transportation/marine.


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!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.


Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

View our full Inclusion & Diversity statement here.

Date Posted
May 17, 2022

11171 River Road, Richmond, BC, Canada

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