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Marine Electrician

SAAM Towage Canada Inc.
4.8 out of 5
Prince Rupert, BC
$46.22 an hour - Full-time


Prince Rupert, BC

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  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care

Full job description

Join an organization at the forefront of innovation in the maritime industry, with the recent acquisition of 2 remarkable vessels **100% electric and zero-emission**—a testament to our commitment to sustainability. ⚡

Our employees enjoy great benefits such as pension contribution, extended vision, medical and dental benefits, life and disability coverage, paid training, mentorship, and a team ready to help you shine!

Under the direction of the Technical Superintendent, and the guidance of the Lead Hand, the Marine Electrician executes the maintenance of electrical components of our equipment in line with the company's and industry’s safety policies and regulations to ensure the optimal status of the equipment, its operability, and availability.

This position falls under a Memorandum of Understanding between the Technical Team and SAAM Towage Canada. Its benefits, rate of pay and entitlements are stipulated under this agreement. Traveling might be required from time to time.

SAAM Towage Canada is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities.

Some of the Job functions for this role will be:

▪ Inspects the operation of electrical equipment, energy control, voltage, and electric current of our company’s fleet to prevent or resolve operating failures to maintain the equipment in good condition and achieve the performance required from the fleet assets.

▪ Analyzes operation and maintenance equipment manuals to follow the manufacturer's recommendations to verify the information that allows its proper use, replacement, or troubleshooting.

▪ Performs installations and assemblies of electrical equipment to achieve compliance with scheduled maintenance routines.

▪ Records all control failures, incidents, and accidents to people, the environment, the company’s image, and/or assets to contribute to the continuous improvement of maintenance processes, and look after the required equipment functionality while abiding by SHEQ policies and best industry practices

▪ Executes all company’s SHE-Q processes considering the safety and protection of employees, the environment, and the assets, including participation in toolbox safety talks to ensure the prevention of incidents and accidents and contribute to furthering a safety culture and improving risk awareness.

▪ Supports the marine technicians with minor mechanical repairs to contribute to the safest and most reliable maintenance goals of the fleet.

▪ Provides support to contractors while gaining knowledge on jobs related to anything electrical or with an electrical component to support continuous learning and disseminate this learning to coworkers, promoting self-reliance and commitment to education and continuous improvement.

▪ Reacts to change productively and undertakes other tasks as assigned.

To qualify for this position you must possess all of the following minimum requirements:

  • Red Seal Electrician Certification or a Diploma in Electronics
  • 2-3 Year’s experience in a technical electrician capacity
  • At least 3 years experience in a marine technical position
  • Experience with Occupational Health & Safety
  • Must be able to provide On-Call support
  • Must be able to travel within Canada by air
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada
  • Must have a valid BC Driver's License

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following competencies:

▪ Thought – Problem-Solving: Analyzing information, using intuition to verify facts, and interpreting information to propose solutions.

▪ Influence – Interacting at different hierarchical levels with the ability to make technical decisions and convey information to get agreeable outcomes.

▪ Adaptability – Demonstrates resilience, composure, and self-confidence during stressful situations with multiple tasks at a time. Accepts feedback and cooperates with teamwork to attain a common goal.

▪ Execution – Works on result-oriented projects. Aims to comply with due dates, following procedures, and company and industry standards in order to achieve operational goals.

Why us

With the backing of a multinational corporation, SAAM's mission to drive the economic and social development of countries extend to the desire to impart our workforce with real growth opportunities and contributing to the regional economical sustainability by providing quality jobs within remote and local communities.

SAAM Towage Canada’s vision is to stand out as ONE team, delivering towage services beyond expectations!

We guide ourselves from 5 pillars which create our competitiveness and success: Safety, Respect, Honesty, Responsibility, and Service. Together with our focused on Operational Excellence, Asset growth, Diversification and Integrating the Social, Ethical, and Economic Dimensions of Sustainability we look to enhance the life standards of the communities were we operate.

If these values resonate with you, we encourage you to apply and let us know a bit more about your commitment to excellence and your passion for achieving high standards while being rewarded with a culture that encourages learning, development, camaraderie, and innovation.

We would like to thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

SAAM Towage Canada acknowledges that we operate in the traditional, unceded territories of the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $46.22 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Prince Rupert, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Red Seal ticket (preferred)

Work Location: In person