Halifax | Niagara | Vancouver

Marine Electronic Technician

Location: Stoney Creek, ON
Position: Full Time

Seacoast Marine Electronics (SME) is a highly respected service provider of commercial marine electronics, VSAT communications, and IT support to the marine industry in Canada. SME has offices in Halifax (NS), Vancouver (BC), and Hamilton (ON) that serve Deep-sea and Great Lakes vessels, as well as offshore oil and gas platforms. The Hamilton office, located in Ontario, is growing and has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Field Service Technician to work on commercial vessels throughout the Great Lakes.


  • Install, maintain and repair commercial marine electronics equipment. This includes but is not limited to: Radars, VHF and GMDSS Radio Equipment, AIS, Inmarsat and VSAT Satellite equipment, IT/Networking, Gyro compasses, Electronic Charts, Echosounder, Engine automation system, Weather observation IT anemometers and (S)VDR/VDR.
  • Inspection of GMDSS radio equipment
  • Inspection of (S)VDR equipment
  • Write accurate and detailed service reports
  • Self motivated and able to organize and prioritize workloads with minimal supervision

Skills and abilities:

  • Graduate from a recognized technical institution with a diploma in Electronics
  • Ability to handle a soldering iron, read schematics, and use the oscilloscope/spectrum analyzer
  • Physically able to climb, lift and bend while comfortable working at heights/ladders on sea going vessels
  • Outstanding computer skills, especially with networking equipment and IT infrastructure
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills
  • Strong customer focus demonstrating flexibility and initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

SME provides support to the marine industry on a 24/7 basis. This position is required to work outside of core business hours, as customer needs dictate. The Field Service Technician can be on the road for several days at a time and enjoys working alone. A valid drivers license is required.

Thank you for your interest. However, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

All qualified applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada or eligible to apply for a Work Visa. A valid passport or Visa is required for occasional training outside of Canada.

Salary: $34.00 per hour

Expected hours: 80 per week


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5S7: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

Posting date: 2024-04-26

Application deadline: 2024-05-31