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Workboat / Tug Master 150T

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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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.



  • 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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