Clearwater Seafoods is one of the world's largest vertically integrated seafood companies with over 1,900 employees in offices, plants and vessels across the globe. The Canadian company operates from ocean-to-plate, owning its own fishing licenses, vessels and processing facilities, while also providing delivery to its customers worldwide. Clearwater is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety and diversity of premium wild-caught seafood, including scallops, lobster, langoustine, clams, whelk, shrimp, and crabs.
Since its founding, Clearwater has invested in science, communities, people and technological innovation, as well as resource management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed the company to remain a leader in today's global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.
In 2021, Clearwater was acquired by a partnership between Premium Brands and the Mi'kmaq Coalition, comprised of seven Mi'kmaq communities in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Today, Clearwater is proudly Indigenous-owned, committed to creating a sustainable seafood future for generations to come.
Clearwater Seafoods' Finance department requires a Chief Engineer. The position is a Full-time position and is located in Grand Bank, NL. Reports directly to the Plant Manager, however works closely with the Maintenance Manager on overlapping responsibilities
Purpose of Position:
Under the direction the Plant Manager, the Chief Engineer is responsible for all maintenance related to the Engine room, Ammonia refrigeration systems, process water, salt water system, fire suppression system, main electrical, HVAC system, chlorination system and other duties as assigned.Reports directly to the Plant Manager, however works closely with the Maintenance Manager on overlapping responsibilities.
- This position reports to: Plant Manager
- This position has the following positions reporting to it: Power Engineers\Refrigeration B operators
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a1150 HP ammonia plant
- Responsible for the day to day supervision of Power Engineers\Refrigeration B operators
- Responsible for preventative maintenance projects in the areas of his responsibility
- Communicates regularly and efficiently with the team and other managers
- Maintains payroll time and leave system and associated documentation for staff
- Organizes, maintains, tracks and facilitates training for work unit employees, including all mandatory safety training records
- Ensures safety policies/procedures are followed
- Responsible for Electrical Distribution system
- Responsible for overall department budgets and capital projects
- Responsible for maintenance and operation of sprinkler system/pumping systems
- Responsible for maintenance of engine room
Key Behavioral Competencies:
- A self starter with a demonstrated work ethic
- Customer service focused
- Organizational skills
- Problem solving capabilities
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Solid leadership skills
- Computer literate
- Location: Grand Bank
- Travel: Minimal
- Physical Demands: Requires manual dexterity, crouching and bending, handling heavy and bulky objects
- Environment: Wet Working in environments where it is noisy, wet and chemical and oil mists are common. Working in extreme temperature differences and confined spaces on a daily basis.
- Schedule: Plant operates 24/7; Fulltime hours with overtime as required depending on Production requirements. Fill in for power engineer if no relief engineer is available. Available for after hours for support to operating staff.
- Candidates must have at least 5 years of directly related experience
- 3rd class or higher Power Engineer ticket or Refrigeration A ticket
- Experience in large compression ammonia systems
- Demonstrated strong management and leadership skills
- Experience in emergency incident response and command
- Computer proficiency, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
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A little bit about us
Clearwater Seafoods is one of North America's largest vertically-integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, coldwater shrimp, sea cucumber, langoustine, whelk and crab.
Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation, as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.