Second Engineer

Second Engineer
Engine Room, Tanker Vessel
Date posted:
Monday, February 18, 2019

Algoma owns and operates the largest fleet of dry and liquid bulk carriers operating on the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Waterway, including self-unloading dry-bulk carriers, gearless dry-bulk carriers and product tankers.

Algoma offers a competitive salary and benefits package

Position:Second Engineer, Tanker Vessel
Positions Available:4
Terms of Employment:Permanent Full-Time
Work rotation:30 days on / 30 days off
Wage Range:$568.55 per day worked

Job Duties:

The Second Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Engine Department personnel and operation and maintenance of machinery, in line with the Chief Engineer’s directions. The Second Engineer is responsible to the Chief Engineer for safe standards of operation in all departmental activities and is expected to perform his or her duties in accordance with the Canada Shipping Act and Regulations, Canada Labour Code, Company Policies and Procedures.


  • First or Second Class Motor Engineer Certificate
  • Specialized Oil Tanker Endorsement
  • MED training with respect to STCW Basic Safety
  • MED training with respect to proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats
  • MED in advanced fire fighting
  • Marine Medical
  • Personnel with Security Duties

Skills, Abilities and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years recent experience working on tanker vessels
  • Experience with Safety Management Systems
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excel in analyzing and adjusting work procedures for maximum efficiency
  • Knowledge of English language is required

If you are interested in a rewarding career with Algoma Central Corporation please send your resume to and include “Second Engineer Tanker” in the subject line of your email.

Algoma Central Corporation encourages application from designated group members identified under the Federal Employment Equity Act. We wish to thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.