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Marine Millwright - Arrow Marine Services

Job Locations CA | CA-BC-Richmond
Company Arrow Marine


Arrow Marine Services has been one of Vancouver’s most trusted shipyard and boat service repair facilities. We are conveniently located at the mouth of the Fraser River in Richmond, BC, which makes us easily accessible by land or water. We have over 3 acres of shipyard space and covered facilities that allow us to provide year-round service to our customers. We specialize in high-quality services for fishing vessels, tugboats, barges, custom float structures and other marine equipment.


We are looking for an experienced Marine Millwright to join us and become part of our Arrow Marine Services family in Richmond, BC.


Great people work here!



We Offer

  • Competitive Pay: $35-$45/hr based on qualifications and experience
  • Full Benefits including dental, life insurance, pharmaceutical, vision care, chiropractor, massage, EAP, and more....
  • Opportunity to join an RRSP matching program
  • Year round work
  • A dynamic work environment
  • A career with a strong and growing organization
  • Shift: Monday-Friday 7:30pm-4:00pm with opportunities for OT
  • Provide relocation expenses

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As an Marine Millwright, you are required to remove and replace engines, mechanical systems, and fluid systems of commercial vessels. You will have the ability to perform a TCI/CSI (Re/Re prop, shaft, cutlass bearings, packing, dripless seals, various measurements and through hulls and valves) on commercial vessels. You will be able to take readings of shafts, rudder stocks and identify corrosion areas or wear on these parts.


  • Remove and replace engines, mechanical systems, and fluid systems of commercial vessels
  • Perform a TCI/CSI on commercial vessels
  • Install new and added-on equipment
  • Repair cooling, and lubrication systems
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques
  • Work in adherence to all safe work practices, procedures, as well as all regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager

You Possess

  • A minimum of 2-3 years of hands-on mechanical maintenance and repair experience, preferably with coastal tugs or fishing vessels
  • Knowledge of vessel operations and requirements of the marine industry preferred: Candidates with experience in mining, industrial plants or grain terminals tend to be a good fit for this role.
  • Marine engineer experience (4th Class or Higher) would be an asset.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven mechanical abilities in hydraulics and electrical, including schematics and diagnostics
  • Electrical experience with 12/24/110 volt is an asset
  • Previous welding & fabricating experience is an asset
  • Confined space training is an asset
  • Class 5 forklift ticket an asset
  • Strong safety mindset
  • Ability to take initiative and work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Quality oriented and strong attention to detail
  • Responsible, accountable and dependable
  • Must be capable of physically demanding work including lifting, carrying and ability to climb on tugboats, fishing vessels and barges

We are an equal opportunity employer.


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