Technical Coordinator



The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goal-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building services offerings to become a leading asset manager. Seaspan provides many of the world's major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management serves. Seaspan's fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU vessels. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp, Seaspan delivers on the company's core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company.

Position Description: 

The Technical Coordinator provides vessel technical support; coordinates services and repairs and works closely with purchasers and other team members to ensure company-managed vessels are supplied with all necessary stores and spares. This position assists the vessel managers where possible for effective, safe and economical management of assigned vessels. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Is familiar with the Health, Safety, Environmental Protection and Quality Policy (PL-005), and understands the responsibilities under the Environmental Management System (EMS).  In keeping with this and other compliance policies, they understand their duty to report any environmental noncompliance and/or concern to their manager or members of the senior management team (including the highest level of management) either directly or through the open reporting system as per Management System guidelines.
  • Updates vessel particulars, helps set up annual ship surveys, and creates, organizes, and issues Service Purchase Orders (SPOs) for annual services.
  • Provides continuity on guarantee management and follow up; ensures guarantee claim files are kept up-to-date with all invoices and backups.
  • Provides support to SPOs, people and tooling during major repairs.
  • Provides support for dry-dock planning, specification compilation and execution of SPOs.
  • Provides support for routine maintenance.
  • Assists with certificate folders.
  • Ensures drawings and manuals are set up for each class of ship and performs ad hoc checks to ensure hard and soft copies remain in the library.
  • Helps compile statistical data of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), guarantee claims, etc. and assists with department reporting.
  • Reviews superintendent invoices when they are out of the office and brings forward items for immediate attention when necessary.
  • Works with the fleet administrative assistant to ensure team technical operations filing is up to date.
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Two or more years in a similar role in a ship management company or sailing experience in an officer rank.
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Must know how to source ship spares and stores for containerships.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Previous sailing experience as an engineer is preferred.
  • Experience sailing internationally on containerships.


Job Demands and/or Physical Requirement:

  • May be required to work extra hours to meet deadlines.
  • Available via mobile outside of office hours may be required for emergency purposes.


Compensation and Benefits package: 

Seaspan’s total compensation is based on our pay-for-performance philosophy that rewards team members who deliver on and demonstrate our high-performance culture. The hiring range for this position is $70,300 - $84,300 CAD per annum. The exact base salary offered will be commensurate with the incumbent’s experience, job-related skills and knowledge, and internal pay equity. In addition to base salary, we offer a competitive total rewards package which includes an annual performance-based bonus, a comprehensive benefits package (extended health, dental, life and disability insurance), retirement savings plan matching and other company-provided rewards.  


Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you.



This video was taken on board our 4250 TEU vessel, Seaspan Santos, during a six-day passage in September 2013.


When you join the Seaspan family, you become a part of a company with one of the newest and most advanced fleets in the industry. Our modern vessels are maintained to the highest standards and offer excellent living conditions for our seafarers.