Two-Year Project Contract: Marine Service Technician Competency Assessment Facilitation

Quadrant is looking for a qualified contractor

Quadrant Marine Institute is looking for an independent Competency Assessment Facilitator (CAF) contractor for a two-year project (February 2017 - December 2018). The project will explore the diverse scope of BC’s recreational marine service industry and document the training and support needs of the companies and professional technicians who work in that sector.

Project Roles & Responsibilities

As a member of the project team, the CAF contractor will conduct fieldwork, documentation and reporting required to successfully meet the project scope, timeline and budget:

§  Facilitate and track workplace mentoring, on-the-job training plans, and competency assessment with currently registered (MST) employers and apprentices

§  Profile BC marine service industry demographics following the project design

§  Develop CAF support tools and processes in line with the project objectives

The CAF contractor will schedule and visit BC marine service companies, trades people and apprentices to complete onsite fieldwork. Travel within BC (mostly Vancouver Island and the lower mainland) is required. Documentation and reporting are a continual part of this contract. Reporting to the project manager, the CAF contractor will contribute feedback and collaborate to meet project objectives and improve outcomes.

Your Qualifications

You have a thorough working knowledge of the BC recreational marine service industry with an MST ticket (or equivalent) and 10+ years experience in the marine industry.

Communication skills are one of your strengths (interpersonal, oral, and written English).

You have demonstrated successful leadership and management abilities.

You are organized and work equally well independently and in collaboration with a team.

You enjoy challenges involving troubleshooting and critical thinking.

You have a valid BC driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience specific to on-the-job training, mentoring, or supervision; competency assessment or trades training/education.

About Quadrant

Quadrant Marine Institute is a private Canadian marine trades training organization that is owned and operated by boatyard employers and marine service professionals. We are dedicated to the delivery of apprenticeship technical training and work-based competency assessment for the recreational marine service industry. Our program is based in Sidney and Vancouver; our graduates proudly hold BC Marine Service Technician journeyperson credentials.


This contract offers competitive consultant/contractor compensation plus travel expenses for this 0.5 FTE position.

How to apply

Any questions about the contract can be directed to Apply by email with a cover letter and resume. Posting closes February 10th, 2017.