CULTURE

The Bridgemans culture is focused on care for people, responsible business practices, and commitments to learning, community and environment. Bridgemans Puts You First.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Bridgemans is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. Team members are recruited and promoted based on their personal competencies, contribution and potential.

TEAMWORK

Each employee contributes to our growth and success. At Bridgemans you will become part of a team that embraces hard work, values commitment, and has fun along the way.

Workboat Master – 150T and Tug

Kitimat, BC

Position Description:
The Master is responsible for the vessel and authorized to take any action, which may be considered necessary for the safety of the vessel and / or the prevention of marine pollution. However, where the above does not apply, the Master cannot overrule the company’s policies and associated requirements / commitments without a properly authorised concession.

The Master is to be an ambassador for Bridgemans and our safety management system in their personal conduct and the conduct of the crew.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Operations Manager responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Safe and efficient operation of the vessel and the safety, health and welfare of all crew and passengers on board
  • Cargo operation
  • Navigation
  • Crew Management
  • Compliance with Transport Canada policies, local laws and project regulations
  • Maintaining ship’s certificates and documentation
  • Compliance with local project rules as issued by the client
  • Vessel inventory
  • Accident / incident / injury / illness reporting
  • Sending vessel daily reports and monthly reports
  • Ensuring all machinery is operable
  • Reporting defects
  • Oversight and assistance with day to day general maintenance


Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Climbing in and out of vessels, walking on floating pontoons and standing on a vessel in a seaway

 

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Crew Supervisor

Kitimat, BC

Position Description:
The Crew Supervisor is responsible to ensure vessels are adequately staffed with a fully trained, competent team to ensure safe and efficient operations in compliance to Safe Manning while working within the established health and safety guidelines and policies and procedures of the Company.

The Crew Supervisor is at least a SVOP, preferably a 60T Captain & SVMO, and is part of the BMT Leadership Team, responsible, in coordination with the Fleet Supervisor, to offset the Operations Manager on days off.  This is a blended role that will also Captain a vessel as dictated by business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

Operational & Financial (Supervisory):

  • Assist Operations Manager with input on daily schedules, reallocating resources among vessels as required to facilitate day to day operations;
  • Audit all Daily Progress Reports against the schedule with respect to crewing to ensure that crew are clocking in and out when scheduled;
  • Assist Operations Manager with forecasting labour requirements;
  • Create and fill schedules for all operational vessels;
  • Maintain accountability to the Operations Manager for labour budgets and variance reportings;
  • Provide daily reports for each vessel on crew levels, requirements, issues and concerns;
  • Manage labour as per budget provided by Operations Manager; and
  • Provide direction to team members on daily tasks.

 

Operational & Financial (Captain):

  • Ensure the vessel is operated with a focus on efficiency, minimizing fuel and supplies waste during operation by minimizing idling and other wasteful activities.
  • Ensure compliance with local project rules as issued by the client; Operate the vessel in full compliance of regulatory, seafaring and BSG standard operating procedures and policies;
  • Ensure that vessel have required inventory of fuel and ship spares;
  • Complete pre-departure checks and inspections at regular intervals;
  • Provide daily reports for each vessel on fuel, labour and other requirements as per policy and client billing, including damage and incident reporting;
  • Complete all handover logs, documents, reports, and action requests and ensure vessel handover is completed with incoming captain and crew at end of shift
  • At the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, Oversee and assist with day to day general maintenance;
  • Ensure safety, health and welfare of all crew and passengers on board; and
  • Implement and ensure adherence to Bridgemans Services` policies and procedures.

 

Health, Safety, Environment:

  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by coaching and mentoring team members to ensure HSE compliance in day-to-day tasks and ensure the systematic application of best practices; Supervisors are expected to act as an example through diligent practice of all HSE regulations;
  • Ensure all team members follow Transport Canada, Workers Compensation Board, International Safety Management Code requirements, as integrated in the Safety Management System as established by Bridgemans;
  • Ensure all team members and clients are wearing the project required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are authorized, via completion of inductions and adherence to standards, before boarding the vessel or visiting/operating/utilizing Bridgemans assets; and
  • Lead and participate in daily HSE updates and meetings.

 

Human Resources:

  • Ensure crew levels are sufficient for successful operations pursuant to Safe Manning for the vessel;
  • Provide verbal and written performance reviews of all crew in support of the performance management of crew;
  • Support the skills development of crew, ensuring adequate support, training and development of additional competencies by acting as a mentor for crew and providing training at the direction of the Operations Manager;
  • Ensure crew staffing levels are sufficient for successful operations, including applicant screening, interviewing, hiring, performance management/discipline, and termination of crew members with the consultation of Captains and the Operations Manager;
  • Conduct onboarding, orientation and training for team members to explain policies, work procedures, and to demonstrate use and maintenance of any required equipment, ensuring that documents and files are complete and kept current;
  • Review and approve time off requests and payroll entries for direct reports;
  • Review performance and create plans for improvement for team members;
  • Support the ongoing development of crew, ensuring adequate training, competencies, and continuous improvement in productivity.
  • Maintain a positive tone within the team and work cooperatively through personal behavior, work contribution and the sharing of expertise and knowledge; and
  • Act as an ambassador for Bridgeman Services Group in all dealings with the public, management and team members.

Other required duties may be assigned that fall within the parameters of the primary responsibility of the position.

 

Minimum Requirements /Certificates:

  • Minimum Valid Transport Canada SVOP Certificate of Competency, suitably endorsed
  • Preferred Valid Transport Canada <60T Certificate of Competency, suitably endorsed
  • Preferred Valid Small Vessel Marine Operators (SVMO / SVMO-R) Certificate of Competency
  • Valid Seafarers Medical certificate
  • Med A2 (A3) and ROC-MC;
  • Marine Basic or Advanced First Aid;
  • WHMIS;
  • Computer literacy with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License;
  • Ability to clear a drug and alcohol test prior to hiring and potential random tests throughout employment with prior notice;
  • Previous supervisory level experience responsible for the hiring, training and discipline of front-line employees in a marine environment;
  • Excellent comprehension and command of the English language; (written & verbal);
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; and
  • Demonstrated ability to positively oversee a team using excellent listening skills and empathy;

 

Physical Work Conditions:
Repetitive, physical activity involved (Walking, kneeling, reaching, lifting) on floating pontoons and on a vessel in a seaway.

  • Lifting light to medium level weights (up to 20lbs. frequently, 50 lbs. occasionally);
  • Exposure to weather, dust.

 

Location / Work Schedule / Rotation:
This is a full time position, based in Kitimat, BC, hours and schedule to be developed based on business requirements, and subject to change.

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HSE Field Advisor

Kitimat, BC

We are currently seeking HSE Field Advisor to join our growing team in Kitimat, BC. Reporting to the HSE Manager, HSE Field Advisor is responsible to facilitate the ongoing HSE field tasks of all Bridgemans Marine Transport operations and support the HSE Manager to ensure 100% operational uptime while working within the established health and safety guidelines, and policies and procedures of the Company. The HSE Field Advisor is part of the BMT Leadership Team, responsible, in coordination with the HSE Manager and Operations Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the operation by maintaining a visible presence in the field
  • Management of risk through formal risk assessments, job hazard analysis, and project reporting
  • Conduct regular HSE audits, inspections, and observations to support safe work behaviors and provide recommendations to management
  • Investigate incidents and near misses. Document and provide recommendations and follow-up on corrective actions
  • Develop toolbox talks, safety meetings and other materials as required
  • Facilitate the implementation and administration of corporate HSE policies, processes and systems and monitor compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations
  • Maintain all HSE related document control and administrative requirements
  • Support the performance and effectiveness of Occupational Health and Hygiene program through industrial hygiene monitoring and exposure control plans
  • Prioritize safety of employees in all aspects of the job
  • Lead with strong safety leadership through desirable behaviors, attitudes, and mindset to further develop our culture of safety
  • Assist in the coaching, mentoring and implementation of the HSE programs in the field with all employees at all levels
  • Lead JHSC, if required
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by coaching and mentoring team members to ensure HSE compliance in day-to-day tasks and ensure the systematic application of best practices

 

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years similar experience in an HSE Field Advisor Role;
  • Formal incident investigation certification;
  • Experience with offshore activities, ISM Code proficiency;
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional designation, Certified Safety Professional, or other Professional Board Certification is preferred;
  • Experience in developing and managing programs that will lead certification (OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety, ISO 14001 Environmental Management, WorkSafeBC Certificate of Recognition);
  • WHMIS;
  • Computer literacy with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License;
  • Relevant technical knowledge;
  • Ability to clear a drug and alcohol test prior to hiring and potential random tests throughout employment with prior notice;
  • Excellent comprehension and command of the English language; (written & verbal);
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Drug & Alcohol testing is completed prior to an offer of employment.

Must be legally able to work in Canada.

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Superintendent / Small Vessel Fleet Engineer 

Kitimat, BC

We are currently seeking a full-time, Kitimat B.C. based, Superintendent / Small Vessel Fleet Engineer to join our growing team at Bridgemans Marine Transport. Reporting to Kitimat Operations Manager, Small Vessel Fleet Engineer will be responsible for the Planned Maintenance System, organizing, and executing of work required for all vessels, including costs and budget requirements, diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of marine fleet.

The successful candidate will have the ability to adapt to changing working environments either in the field or at desk depending the requirements of the Small Vessel Fleet.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the organizing, and executing of work required for all vessels, including costs and budget requirements.
  • Determine and provide plans for the best practice in ensuring all vessels have required regular servicing/maintenance, including the use of a digital based Preventative Maintenance Management System (PMS) to track Preventative, Corrective, and Restorative maintenance routines for Marine Vessels and all supporting equipment;
  • Creates and monitors the maintenance records/logs for each vessel while ensuring accountability of each vessel captain/SVMO;
  • Collects all maintenance related documentation from each vessel on a set schedule including Logs, Action Item Requests, etc., ensures Action Item Requests, once approved by the Manager, Operations, are completed, and maintains records for each;

Ensure compliance with Transport Canada and our Client standards and relating to ISM and our SMS.   

Work with corporate office to enhance our business systems.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with relevant marine experience as Superintendent of Chief engineer
  • Ability to work in the field and in office as required
  • WHMIS;
  • Computer literacy with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License;
  • Relevant technical knowledge;
  • Ability to clear a drug and alcohol test prior to hiring and potential random tests throughout employment with prior notice;
  • Excellent comprehension and command of the English language; (written & verbal);
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Needs to be responsible, accountable, and dependable
  • Confined space training is an asset
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work effectively while unsupervised
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail

Qualifications

  • Three (3) years relevant experience working on Marine Projects or Offshore
  • Marine Engineer Qualifications / SVMO is a minimum
  • Certification paperwork as applicable

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   Drug & Alcohol testing is completed prior to an offer of employment.

Must be legally able to work in Canada.

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Master 60T Captain

Kitimat, BC

We are currently seeking Master 60T Captain to join our growing team in Kitimat, BC. Reporting to the Operations Manager, The Master / Captain are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the vessel and the crew on the vessel and to take action necessary to ensure the safety of life, of the vessel, and the prevention of marine pollution while working within the established health and safety guidelines, and policies and procedures of the Company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the vessel is operated with a focus on efficiency, minimizing fuel and supplies waste during operation by minimizing idling and other wasteful activities.
  • Ensure compliance with local project rules as issued by the client; Operate the vessel in full compliance of regulatory, seafaring and BMT standard operating procedures and policies;
  • Ensure that vessel have required inventory of fuel and ship spares;
  • Complete pre-departure checks and inspections at regular intervals;
  • Provide daily reports for each vessel on fuel, labour and other requirements as per policy and client billing, including damage and incident reporting;
  • Complete all handover logs, documents, reports, and action requests and ensure vessel handover is completed with incoming captain and crew at end of shift
  • At the direction of the Operations Manager, oversee and assist with day to day general maintenance;
  • Ensure safety, health and welfare of all crew and passengers on board.
  • Ensure crew levels are sufficient for successful operations pursuant to Safe Manning for the vessel, coordinate with Operations Manager
  • Provide verbal and written performance reviews of all crew to the Operations Manager in support of the performance management of crew
  • Support the skills development of crew, ensuring adequate support, training and development of additional competencies by acting as a mentor for crew and providing training at the direction of the Operations Manager
  • Maintain a positive tone within the team and work cooperatively through personal behaviour, work contribution and the sharing of expertise and knowledge;
  • Act as an ambassador for Bridgemans Marine Transport in all dealings with the public, management and team members.

 

Qualifications

  • Three (3) years relevant experience preferred
  • Valid Transport Canada <60T Certificate of Competency, suitably endorsed
  • 60T Master to hold Valid Small Vessel Marine Operators (SVMO / SVMO-R) Certificate of Competency
  • Valid Seafarers Medical certificate
  • MED A2 / MED A3 and ROC-MC
  • Advanced First Aid an asset
  • Ability to clear a drug and alcohol test prior to hiring and potential random tests throughout employment without prior notice;
  • Excellent comprehension and command of the English language; (written & verbal);

 

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Drug & Alcohol testing is completed prior to an offer of employment.

Must be legally able to work in Canada.

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Site HR Coordinator

Kitimat, BC

We are currently seeking Site HR Coordinator to join our growing team in Kitimat, BC. Reporting to the Business Manager, the Site HR Coordinator  is responsible is responsible for the consistent application of HR services including: staffing; labour relations (LR); training; occupational health and safety (LTD, WCB); classification; position management; performance management; and HR information management. The HR Coordinator must address the wide range of HR and LR issues arising from a multi-site environment with client services in a 24-hour per day / 7 days per week operation.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage recruitment, set up, and conduct interviews and manage interview process for applying candidates;
  • provides advice, assistance, and support to managers and supervisors regarding general labour relations matters,
  • identifies workplace human resource issues to management and the HR Manager by keeping a pulse on the work environment and recommends ways to create a positive, healthy and safe work environment;
  • provides advice and assistance to managers/supervisors on a variety of human resource issues (eg; staffing needs, classification, benefits, procedures/processes, training and development, workplace investigations, occupational health & safety, leave management, etc.);
  • Arrange travel and accommodation for incoming and outgoing team members;
  • Arrange Drug & Alcohol and Physical Assessment testing pre hiring;
  • Administer employment matters including new hire orientations and preparations of induction to site requirements.
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports as requested by management
  • Manage supply inventory for crew requirements and purchases required to maintain uniform, PPE, and specified work safe items.
  • Compile, copy, sort, and file to maintain all Human Resources records including personnel files.
  • Enter information and maintain daily site schedule as per the direction of the Operations Manager and HSE Manager;
  • Maintain files, both digital and hard copies, categorizing and doing periodic reviews to ensure that they are current and accurate.
  • Participate in daily HSE updates and meetings.
  • Review payroll requirements, ensure all new hire paperwork is completed and train on timekeeping system;

 

Qualifications

  • 3 – 5 years administrative experience preferred.
  • Human Resources degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Health & Safety knowledge is an asset.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Able to clear a drug and alcohol test prior to hiring and potential random tests

throughout employment with prior notice;

  • Exceptional comprehension and command of the English language; (written & verbal);
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (excel, word, etc.);
  • Capability to multi-task and prioritize projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to complete complex administrative tasks with minimal

supervision.

  • Excellent comprehension and command of the English language; (written & verbal);
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Drug & Alcohol testing is completed prior to an offer of employment.

Must be legally able to work in Canada.

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