Marine Technician

Full Time posted 2 months ago

Job Description


Merit Services is seeking a skilled Marine Technician to join our client’s dynamic team in Saskatchewan. As a Marine Technician, your expertise in technical skills, problem-solving, and understanding of marine systems will be crucial in maintaining the efficient performance and safety of our marine operations. This presents an exhilarating chance to make a valuable contribution to our marine initiatives and join a vibrant team in the maritime sector.


  • Regularly inspect, maintain, and repair mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems on ships and other marine vessels.
  • Smartly carry out the installation, problem-solving, and restoration of marine equipment such as propulsion systems, navigational instruments, and communication devices.
  • Conduct diagnostic examinations and employ specialized instruments to detect and rectify equipment malfunctions.
  • Provide support in the setup and initiation of fresh maritime machinery and systems.
  • Regularly inspect safety equipment and ensure adherence to marine regulations and standards.
  • Provide support in organizing and carrying out maintenance plans, with the aim of minimizing the amount of time that vessels are unavailable for use.
  • Keep precise documentation of maintenance tasks, repairs done on equipment, and spare parts inventory.
  • Engage in teamwork with fellow marine technicians and engineers to effectively address intricate technical challenges.
  • Take part in emergency preparedness exercises and protocols to guarantee the well-being of both staff and travelers.
  • Keep yourself informed about the most recent developments in marine technology and the most effective approaches in the industry.


  •  Diploma or degree in Marine Technology, Marine Engineering, or a similar area of study.
  • Appropriate hands-on experience in tasks related to marine maintenance, repair, or other relevant technical positions.
  •  Solid understanding of marine systems encompassing propulsion, electrical, hydraulic, and navigational systems.
  •  High level of competence in the diagnostic devices and machinery employed for marine maintenance and repair.
  • Proficiency in marine regulations and safety standards.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and the capability to thrive in challenging marine conditions.
  • Excellent communication and team abilities, with the aptitude to collaborate efficiently with a wide range of parties involved.
  • A smart paraphrase of this text could be Proficiency to operate in maritime environments and adjust to diverse work timetables, including extended stays on vessels.
  • It is preferable to have certifications and training specifically related to the marine industry, such as the Marine Emergency Duties (MED) certification.
  • Having a valid driver’s license and being open to travel as necessary.


  • We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience and qualifications.
  • Extensive health and dental benefits package.
  • An employer-sponsored retirement savings plan that includes contributions from the employer.
  • Compensated time off and individual time away from work.
  • Opportunities for enhancing professional skills and receiving training.
  • A workplace that fosters collaboration and inclusivity.

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