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Aquaculture Service Technician

Aquaculture Service Technician

Expiry Date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 8am
Job Type: 
Campbell River Region
Campbell River
Campbell River
Poseidon Ocean Systems
Position: Aquaculture Service Technician

About the job:

Join a fast-growing company that prides itself on developing sustainable Aquaculture Technology solutions for customers around the world.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Service Technician or Farm Technician that is looking to be part of a team that creates solutions to improve ocean farming operations for healthier ocean environments, better yields, and a reduced carbon footprint. This role is suitable for anyone with a strong mechanical aptitude, a curiosity for learning and a desire to increase their capabilities. Candidates with experience in aquaculture and marine environments are especially encouraged to apply.

Poseidon Ocean Systems offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a collaborative working environment, as well as opportunity for personal and professional growth. Compensation for this role is negotiable based on your experience. Extended Health & Dental, Group RRSP benefit plans, and profit-sharing incentive plans are available for all full-time employees.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Service Technician completes equipment installation and rigging, equipment commissioning, repairs, maintenance, and troubleshooting at customer sites for Poseidon’s marine systems. Between site visits, the Technician will support production builds and testing at our head office in Campbell River. The Service Technician uses their experience, knowledge, and skills to perform effectively in accordance to work orders and plans. To be successful in this role, the individual must be self-motivated with excellent problem solving, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills. They will also be required to have a high level of comfort with local and international travel and working in marine environments.


- Act as a technical support contact for issues concerning installation, maintenance, troubleshooting/diagnostics, and repair
- Work as part of a team constructing and installing both small- and large-scale aquaculture systems and equipment
- Perform testing and equipment inspections both onsite and at customer sites
- Assist in receiving, delivery and installation of equipment
- Interface with customers and end users of products and systems regarding service calls, warranty issues, product performance inquiries
- Identify and report non-conformance issues of materials, parts, and equipment with QC Manager
- Follow safe work practices and abide by all safety rules and regulations
- Understand and perform work in accordance with work orders and plans
Qualifications & Experience: 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

- Able to creatively problem-solve and trouble shoot
- Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
- Knowledge and awareness of safety precautions in marine based work environments
- Good working knowledge of how to use power and hand tools
- Excellent time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
- Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions and work with minimal supervision
- A detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work with personnel with a wide range of industries and backgrounds
- Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications with an aptitude for computers & technology


- 2+ years of experience in Aquaculture or marine based settings
Must be eligible for international travel (passport and fully vaccinated against COVID-19)
- Valid BC Drivers’ License required
- Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
- Previous experience in a hands-on role in the trades (plumber/pipefitter/millwright/mechanic) an asset
- Previous experience in a manufacturing setting an asset
- Forklift experience an asset
- First Aid Certification an asset
- Must have steel-toed boots for first day of work

About Campbell River, British Columbia

Campbell River is known as the Salmon Capital of the world in an incredible setting overlooking the Discovery Islands. It is the third largest city on Vancouver Island with city servicing the hub and surrounding community of over 60,000 people. Located mid-Vancouver Island; about an 80-minute drive from Nanaimo or a 30-minute flight from Vancouver, it is a vibrant community with a growing population that is quickly becoming a family oriented outdoor playground. Activities abound with world class mountain biking, hiking, skiing, fishing, boating, and active sports leagues/community associations. Campbell River has a vibrant and growing young professional community that is attracting urban dwellers who are looking for a better work life balance while growing their careers.

About Poseidon Ocean Systems

Poseidon Ocean Systems is an engineering and product development company located in Campbell River, BC. We find, develop, and produce technical solutions primarily for the aquaculture industry. The company was founded in 2015 and demand for our products and services has far exceeded our business plans, and the company is quickly scaling up for international growth.

Currently the company provides a wide range of products and services tailored to the aquaculture and marine industries, both locally and internationally.

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Casual dress
Company events
Dental care
Employee assistance program
Employee stock purchase plan
Extended health care
Profit sharing
RRSP match
How to apply: 
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