Junior Marine Operations Supervisor

LNG Canada

Junior Marine Operations Supervisor

There’s never been a better time to be working with LNG Canada.  

Why? Because we’re building Canada’s first large-scale LNG facility underpinned by safety, continuous improvement, quality execution and ethics and compliance. Our industry-leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility will provide the world’s cleanest LNG, with the lowest carbon intensity.

This is your opportunity to be part of history, in an environment that will challenge you to apply all your skills, and where you can learn with a diverse team of highly experienced industry professionals and mentors.
LNG Canada maintains a healthy, respectful, and safe environment for all our employees, contractors, partners, and communities. Protecting our people, community and our operations is our top priority. Our project has committed to meeting some of the strictest regulatory standards in the world.

With gratitude and respect, LNG Canada acknowledges our facility is under construction and will be operated on the traditional territory of the Haisla Nation. We also gratefully acknowledge the First Nations in our project area and along our shipping route.

Our Vision: To be the leading LNG export company in British Columbia and the world.

Our Mission:  To set the benchmark for economically, environmentally and socially responsible LNG development in Canada.

Our Values: Respect, collaboration, integrity and safety.
Come join the team making Canadian history!

About the Role

Reporting to the Marine Superintendent, the Junior Marine Supervisor will understudy technical marine aspects of Terminal operations and assist in terminal operations readiness and LNG cargo transfer management activities as assigned.

Supports and sustains robust implementation of, and adherence to LNG Canada Maritime Risk Management regime, business continuity assurance, top quartile marine performance, marine contracts management, excellent customer service and stakeholder relationships.

This role is a career of a lifetime opportunity for a Marine professional ready, learn, develop, and work at a premiere Canadian LNG Marine facility, located in Kitimat, BC.

This position will work alongside Canadian and Globally experienced Marine professionals.

  • To succeed with us in Marine team, we need your enthusiasm to:
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to HSSE
  • Display a strong positive attitude to manage change and improvement in our processes, ways of working and our overall performance.
  • Develop strong working relationships with your team, stakeholders to boost co-operation and a One Team approach
  • Use your ability to utilize flexible thinking with well-developed problem-solving skills
  • A learner mindset, willing to take on tasks to develop skills and knowledge in the marine discipline
  • Do the necessary training required
  • Ability to positively influence people, effectively drive work processes and ensure compliance with policies
  • Courage to hold strong to views when challenging current practices to encourage exploration of new ideas that drive improvement, i.e., Digitization
  • Demonstrate a strong personal commitment to Diversity and Inclusion through collaboration across functional and cultural boundaries

You will use your expertise to:

With the support, coaching and mentorship from the Marine Superintendents, the Jr. Marine Operations Supervisor will be accountable for:

During EXECUTE phase of the project (including construction, commissioning, start up and ramp up):

  • Executing Marine Operations Readiness tasks assigned.
  • Implementing marine operations procedures, ship/shore compatibility analysis, mooring, berthing/unberthing, towage including escort towage procedures.
  • Assist in Preparation of Marine operations plans for submission to regulatory bodies Transport Canada, Pacific Pilotage Authority, BCCP for approval of Marine facilities for operations.
  • Operationalising requirements for vessel vetting, scheduling, cargo documentation, independent surveyor, Energy Component tool validation and wargaming to optimize production and vessel loading schedule.
  • Actively support management of Marine Services Agreement for Construction of 6 tugboats: on time mobilization to Kitimat, tug staff recruitment, training, operations procedures.
  • Assist in development and implementation of Marine Operations HEMP/HSSE Case.
  • Coordinating with C&P and Plant operations to procure equipment and services for Marine Terminal Operations.
  • Coordinating with Plant maintenance team to upload marine equipment maintenance plans & As built drawings in SAP for efficient workflow management.

During OPERATE phase:

  • Implementing Maritime Assurance at LNG Canada Marine Terminal ensuring all aspects of Maritime Standards, Spill Preparedness and Response Manual, Transport Manual Maritime Safety, Canada Shipping Act compliance.
  • Assist in management of Kitimat Private Port Operations activities, waterfront risk management, marine traffic coordination, Navigation safety at LNG Canada marine terminal and the LNG Carrier transit route from Triple Island to Kitimat.
  • Assist in the work and tasks performed by a team of Operating Technicians & mooring crew. Co-ordinate the activities of Maintenance and Marine Service Contractors, to ensure the safe effective and efficient operation of the LNG Canada Marine Terminal and ensure marine loading facility is kept available.
  • Safe execution of all necessary procedures associated with the safe inward passage, berthing, loading and departure of ships. These include, but are not limited to, communication with ships, Pilotage authority, BCCP, mooring contractor, agents, Towage contractor, Weather forecasting service, participation in the final berthing decision, supervision of mooring, implementation and approval of Ship/Shore safety checks, agreement of the loading plan, execution of safety audit to LNGC / Shell Trading standards.
  • Managing the marine interface on board the vessels, conduct Ship/shore safety inspection, ensure MARSEC and Ballast water management requirements are met with auditable records.
  • Ensuring all cargo documentations for export of LNG Cargoes is complete and meets the Canadian and JV equity partners requirements.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Minimum of “Master 3000 Gross Tonnage, Near Coastal” Certificate of Competency from Transport Canada or equivalent marine qualifications from Canadian Navy or Canadian Coast Guard. is a must
  • 1 years Senior Officer experience on vessels of more than 3000 Gross tonnage.
  • Experience in Marine industry specially in Northern British Columbia, Port Operations and Marine emergency response is preferred.
  • Familiar with Marine Operations Risk management processes.
  • Familiarity and experience in managing marine contracts, towage, mooring, diving, pilotage, offshore maintenance etc. is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of marine activities, including port and Marine terminal operations, Port Authority & Canadian Marine Emergency response system.
  • Experience in managing the ship/shore interface in a port.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills to network effectively across internal and external business interfaces and with staff of different disciplines and seniority.
  • Ability to resolve and provide clear, fit for purpose solutions in line with Group and Industry guidelines and practices.

This role requires that you:

  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e., by way of Canadian citizenship, permanent residency, or valid work permit)
  • Live in the beautiful District of Stikine (Kitimat/Terrace). For applicants located outside of the region, you are encouraged to explore what Kitimat has to offer in terms of lifestyle including schooling, local amenities, outdoor adventure, and housing, to ensure Kitimat is where you would like to call your new home.
  • Are willing to comply with LNGC’s drug-free and harassment-free work environment and comply with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Undergo a pre-placement medical assessment of your fitness for duty, and Pre-Site Access testing for alcohol and specified drugs.
  • Willing to be outside when required in all weather. A visible Field presence is required as demonstrated through core work activities
  • Must do training in LNG cargo Transfer operation and Port operations management with the view to future progression to Marine Supervisor Role.
  • Extra hours, afterhours coverage and/or shiftwork may be required particularly during the LNG Carriers loading operations.

We Offer:

  • A Comprehensive LNG Canada relocation package (if required)
  • A full suite of benefits including a flexible Medical and Health plan
  • A Defined Contribution Pension plan with a matching program
  • A competitive vacation offering to ensure a work life balance

About Us:

LNG Canada is a joint venture comprised of Shell Canada Energy (40%) and affiliates of Petronas (25%) PetroChina (15%), Mitsubishi Corporation (15%) and Korea Gas Corporation (5%). The joint venture is building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia.

LNG Canada sets out to be a project of choice for British Columbia and Canada. Safety, shared economic value, environmental performance and social performance are our highest priorities. We have partnered with governments, local communities, and First Nations to maximize shared value.

How to Apply

Do you have a desire to learn and become part of an organization with a supportive and collaborative culture? Concerned you don’t meet every job requirement? Studies show diverse candidates are less likely to apply unless they feel they meet every single qualification. LNG Canada hires for character and trains for skill. We’re dedicated to attracting a diverse and inclusive workforce, representing the communities in which we live and work. We encourage you to apply today.

Apply To: LNGCanada.Ca/Careers
Expiry Date: November 30, 2022