Port Saint John is part of the critical transportation infrastructure of Canada and a cornerstone of the New Brunswick economy. Port Saint John is Atlantic Canada’s largest volume port and has a diverse cargo base, handling 30 million metric tonnes of cargo annually, including dry and liquid bulks, break bulk, containers, and cruise.
Port Saint John is seeking a Port Engineer to manage the Engineering team to ensure large scale critical infrastructure within the port is maintained and upgraded in accordance with the Port’s long-term goals while working within the regulatory framework of the Canada Marine Act and other associated legislation. Reporting to the Vice President, Operations & Harbour Master, the Port Engineer will be responsible for the following:
Provide leadership, coordination and management of the Engineering team comprised of an Engineering Technologist, an Engineer, Administrative support, and students;
Provide leadership on long term engineering priorities;
Update and maintain the Port’s Lifecycle Asset Management Plan in the Port’s complex and dynamic natural environment;
Lead the integration the Lifecycle Asset Management Plan into the Port’s asset management/maintenance software;
Provide consultation on specialized cargo projects such as heavy lifts which will require a high degree of structural analysis;
Strategically manage the annual capital budget;
Implement formalized systems and processes (including technology) to more effectively manage the day to day engineering functions and the Port’s long-term strategic goals;
Manage various inspection programs to monitor structural state of our assets;
Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Professional Engineer designation in good standing;
Competed Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent (Civil Engineering preferred);
Minimum 7-10 years of related engineering experience with at least 2 years of experience managing a team;
Proficient in modern and innovative technology in the engineering field;
Experience using standard engineering software and systems such as AutoCAD and GIS;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Understanding and experience using safe work practices;
Eligible to receive a Transport Canada Security Clearance R2.
Candidate must have a suitable personal vehicle available for business use.
Applicants are asked to forward a cover letter and resume clearly demonstrating their skills and abilities as they relate to this position by end of day Tuesday, September 10th, 2019, to:
Port Saint John is part of the critical transportation infrastructure of Canada and a cornerstone of the New Brunswick economy. Port Saint John is Atlantic Canada's largest volume port and has a diverse cargo base, handling 30 million metric tonnes of cargo annually, including dry and liquid bulks, break bulk, containers and cruise.