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Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.




Summary:  Directs and oversees the activities of the engineering department regarding the repair and maintenance functions for the shore side facilities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors or staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directs and oversees the functionality and safety of the facility, including the physical buildings, mechanical equipment, electrical/heating/cooling/life/safety systems, industrial refrigeration and grounds in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Leads, manages and directs capital projects (e.g., shoreplant-based construction, installation and repair projects) including the scheduling, budgeting and compliance with license, permit and other applicable codes and regulations.
  • Confers with management, finance and production staff to determine engineering feasibility and cost effectiveness of present or future projects.
  • Oversees and establishes the performance and operation standards for all shoreside utilities.  Resolves problems using solutions that involve appropriate techniques, technologies, or concepts.
  • Directs and oversees required documentation for energy management, conservation, preventative maintenance and process safety management programs.
  • Analyzes and leverages personnel needs to assist with short- and long-term projects.
  • Oversees the design and implementation of training to ensure that all shoreplant engineering staff are properly trained, qualified and in compliance with regulatory training and/or regulatory certification requirements.
  • Assesses capital projects requests and directs preparation of capital expenditure requests.
  • Assesses assets and develops condition reports and estimated expenses for new plants.  Assessments includes utilities, processing capabilities, equipment and docks.
  • Manages and monitors the performance of teams to ensure they meet required standards and KPIs.
  • Works with HR and local management to resolve personnel and performance issues and determine appropriate course of action.
  • Ensures compliance to legal regulations and company policies.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs other or similar duties as requested.
  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings

Minimum Requirements




  • Extensive marine, seafood or related industry experience preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Mechanical Engineering preferred; Electrical or Marine Engineering with experience may be substituted or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • CIRO or CARO certification, active status not required. EPA 608 universal certification. CRES certification preferred. Continuing education is supported through Trident Seafoods for professional development and training.





    Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

    Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

    Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.